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Uwe Rosler breaks into laughter when speaking about Kevin Keegan

Uwe Rosler

Leeds United head coach Uwe Rosler is a massive fan of former Liverpool and Newcastle United forward Kevin Keegan.

Leeds United head coach Uwe Rosler said on BBC Radio Leeds on Thursday evening that he was a massive fan of former Liverpool and Newcastle United forward Kevin Keegan when he was growing up.

Rosler said that he was impressed with the way Keegan played, and he broke in laughter when speaking about his hair.

"I always had a love for English football, and Kevin Keegan came over to Germany," said the German manager on BBC Radio Leeds on Thursday evening. "Kevin Keegan came over, the way he took Germany by storm was impressive…

"His energetic play, his never-say-die spirit, his body language was very aggressive with the ball as well as without the ball.

"Also as a type, his long hair, curly hair, so he was a trendsetter with haircuts (breaks into laughter)."

Keegan started his professional career at Scunthorpe United and joined Liverpool in 1971.

The former England international forward played for the Merseyside outfit until 1977, winning the Football League First Division title three times, the FA Cup once and the European Cup in 1977.

In 1977, Keegan moved to German outfit Hamburg, and he was successful there as well. The Englishman won the league title and helped them reach the final of the European Cup in 1980.

Keegan returned to England in 1980 to play for Southampton before moving to Newcastle United in 1982.

The former Manchester City and Newcastle manager was a very successful player, and his impressive record makes him one of the best ever English players.

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