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WATCH | Jurgen Klopp sings 'Happy Birthday' to Springbok captain, Liverpool fan Siya Kolisi

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Siya Kolisi (Gallo)
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Springbok captain Siya Kolisi turned 30-years-old on Wednesday, 16 June and received a special message from Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp, who shares a birthday with the loose forward.

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The German, who celebrated his 54th birthday, met Kolisi for the first time in South Africa, during the November international break, in 2019.

Klopp's visit perfectly coincided with the Springboks return to South Africa from Japan, after claiming a record-equalling third World Cup win by defeating England in the final.

That same month, Kolisi, an avid Liverpool supporter, visited the club's famous ground, Anfield, where he met all the players and staff, including captain Jordan Henderson.  

Kolisi took to his official Instagram account to share the recorded video clip of Klopp wishing him and singing "happy birthday".

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