Klopp lookalike mistaken for Liverpool boss at Wembley is millionaire tycoon

To the astonishment of many of us, it looked like Liverpool manager Jurgen Klopp was sinking pints and watching the England vs Germany game like any other fan.

However, no matter how down to earth the Champions League and Premier League winning boss is, he hasn't quite resorted to walking down Wembley Way and sitting in the stands just yet.

In fairness, dressed in a Liverpool tracksuit, cap and glasses, he looked eerily similar to the German boss – and that caught one TV reporter off guard.

Speaking on ITV's 'Lorraine' show, reporter Jonathan Swain spoke about how he had a chat with 'Jurgen Klopp' as he watched his fellow countrymen lose at Wembley.

“As I was going into the stadium last night, I caught up with Jurgen Klopp as well, the Liverpool manager,” Swain told Lorraine Kelly.

“He was a great sport yesterday, chatting to many of the England fans. Even after the match, he was on the shoulder of some England supporters, drinking a can of beer, just here, on Wembley way."

However, as videos of the 'fake Klopp' went viral, it soon emerged that the poor reporter had been duped.

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And it turns out the man behind the beard and hat is in fact millionaire tycoon, Ray Cornwell.

Mr Cornwell, who was mobbed by fans and journalists as he soaked up the atmosphere, actually runs a highly successful property development company in central London.

The 61-year-old father-of-three also owns hotels in France and Morocco, a chain of Mexican restaurants in the UK, as well as a classic car hire business.

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Mr Cornwell is also a lifelong Millwall fan, having grown up in humble south east London, and despite his huge success, he admits that being Klopp's doppelgänger has become his favourite past time.

"I'm a self-made man who came from very humble beginnings in South East London," he told the Daily Mail.

"You could say that I'm very successful but what gives me great joy and satisfaction is being Cheeky Jurgen. I just love it."

Reflecting on the hilarious affair outside Wembley, Mr Cornwell admitted he did feel a little sympathetic for ITV reporter Swain, with German media also approaching him before his lack of German complicated things a little.

Mr Cornwell added: "The ITV reporter thought I was the real Jurgen Klopp and that just shows how good I am.

"I have nothing but sympathy for him because around 60% of the people I meet when I'm doing my Klopp routine really believe it's him.

"A German television crew came up to me outside Wembley asking to interview me. They started speaking to me in German and I had to tell them that I'm not Jurgen Kopp but I'm 'Cheeky Jurgen'.

"If they could be mistaken that I was really him then I totally understand how a British person could too. I completely fool people all the time."

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