The Kloppelgangers made waves as they entered Round One of The FA People’s Cup. Heads turned as amateur players resembling Mesut Özil, Sergio Aguero and Sadio Mane took to the pitch, eager to prove they could play like them too.
Led by Toby from Edinburgh as ‘Jurgen Klopp’, The Kloppelgangers include Dan from Derbyshire as ‘Kasper Schmeichel’, Ash from Kent as ‘Eric Dier’, Keith from Sunderland as ‘Mesut Özil’, Jordan from London as ‘Sadio Mane’ and Salah from London as ‘Sergio Aguero’.
The FA People’s Cup is the nation’s largest and most inclusive small sided football competition, with 15 different categories across male, female, veterans and disability football. The tournament is open to players of all abilities, with the Finals contested at St George’s Park in April and the winning captains collecting their trophies at The Emirates FA Cup final.