Joel Matip, defender - Liverpool FC

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Joel Matip


Joel Matip
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Joel Matip joined Liverpool FC in July 2016 from Schalke and has been declared by Jürgen Klopp as one of the 'best ever signings on a free transfer'.

Klopp closely observed the No.32 while in charge of Borussia Dortmund and earmarked him as a potential recruit shortly before taking over the reins at Anfield.

A central defender more than comfortable with the ball at his feet and not afraid to venture forward, Matip was a hit among supporters during his first season at the club. He opened his goalscoring account for the Reds in October 2016, powerfully heading in at Crystal Palace.

Matip was a prominent figure for Klopp's side in the following campaign, but an untimely thigh issue in April saw him miss out on the 2018 Champions League final.

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Date of birth

8 August 1991




FA Community Shield (2022)
FA Cup (2022)
Carabao Cup (2022, 2024)
Premier League (2019-20)
Champions League (2019)
UEFA Super Cup (2019)
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