Munich (dpa) - Hansi Flick from FC Bayern Munich has honored the winner Jürgen Klopp again after finishing second in the election for world coach of the year.

"He deserved it too," said the Bayern coach on the Saturday before the top game in the Bundesliga in Leverkusen on the pay-TV channel Sky.

"For me it is the case that the titles that we have won count more than individual titles," added the 55-year-old.

Klopp had led Liverpool FC to the first English championship in 30 years and was named world coach of the year on Thursday evening.

Flick had won the championship, the DFB Cup and the Champions League with FC Bayern Munich.

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