Liverpool goalkeeper, Loris Karius has attributed his German Football Ambassador award to his achievements with the Reds this season.
The 24-year-old was confirmed as the winner of the award which was decided by public vote at a ceremony held in Berlin on Tuesday night.
The award is said to be given to coaches and players of German origin who are abroad and promoting the good image of Germany in a positive way around the world as he beat Leroy Sane, Ilkay Gundogan and Toni Kroos to the award.
Karius who was unable to attend the award night, however, sent a video acceptance message. He said, “The award means a lot to me because it’s a tribute to my achievements in England. Football has the power to bring people and cultures together,”
Karius who joined Liverpool in 2016 as a second choice goalkeeper, has toppled, Belgian goalkeeper, Simon Mignolet to become Jurgen Klopp’s most preferred choice and has gone to make 31 appearances so far this season in all competition and could end the 2017-2018 season with the cleanest sheets following his impressive form.