Liverpool FC's manager used Google to pick his captain for a crucial Champions League match

Business Insider | 12/7/2017 | Alan Dawson
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Jürgen Klopp looked online to see which LFC player had been there longest.

It was Philippe Coutinho, whom he made captain against Spartak Moscow.

Call - Coutinho - Hat-trick - Victory

It looks like a good call, as Coutinho scored an incredible hat-trick which contributed to a 7-0 victory.

Liverpool FC manager Jürgen Klopp said that used Google to work out who should wear the captain's armband during the club's match against Spartak Moscow on Wednesday.

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Klopp used the search engine to check who was the club's longest-reigning player, discovered it was midfield playmaker Philippe Coutinho, and picked the Brazilian as his captain.

"He was the longest servant on the pitch tonight in the line-up, it was clear that he was the captain," Klopp told ITV after the game. "He's here since 2013, I had to Google it, to be honest."

Klopp - Decision - Coutinho - Skipper - Minute

Klopp's decision to pick Coutinho as skipper was vindicated in the fourth minute...
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