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Liverpool boss Klopp again slams Ramos: Poor example for kids

Liverpool boss Jurgen Klopp has again taken aim at Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos.

The Spaniard became public enemy No 1 on Merseyside after tangling with Reds forward Mohamed Salah during the Champions League final.

And speaking to Sport1, the Liverpool chief has again taken aim at Madrid's Champions League hero.

"I don't want to win by any means," Klopp said.

“Of course I would have liked to become a Champions League winner, and I would not have returned the title if shown various indiscretions.

“I do not expect that from [Ramos], I only expect that he gives more thought to his assessment of certain situations.

“It may have been a coincidence, but Mo Salah was taken out of the game during an outstanding phase of his footballing life, in the middle of the field.

“Many people will say that these things happen. But if that is the message we are sending to our children, that nothing is out of bounds and it's all about winning, then I will be glad to leave this planet in 40 years.

“Am I a good loser? No. But during our preparations we had to talk about Ramos because he had influenced the final the previous year with a dive and a red card [for Juan Cuadrado] against Juventus.

Real Madrid have deserved to win the Champions League, nobody has ever said anything else. But do you have to have those situations with Ramos? No, you don't."

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