Virgil Van Dijk


On This Day: Celtic sign Virgil Van Dijk

On This Day in 2013, Celtic announced the signing of unknown Dutch central defender Virgil Van Dijk. The Dutchman has since gone on to be one of the best defenders in world football winning the Premier League and Champions League with Liverpool. Van Dijk won two Premiership titles in Glasgow,...
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Virgil Van Dijk reflects as Rhiannon Roberts weds – Saturday’s sporting social

Sports stars and clubs across the world continue to provide an insight into their lives on social media.Here, the PA news agency looks at some of the best examples from June 4.FootballVirgil Van Dijk reflected on his season.My season is done. A season that had tough moments, but most of all full of happy moments. Happy that I was able to contribute again, after being out for such a long time. I’m blessed and privileged and I really don’t take any of that for granted!— Virgil van Dijk (@VirgilvDijk) June 4, 2022I will keep continuing to improve and to...

Virgil van Dijk slams ‘strange’ four game international break after making 51 appearances for Liverpool this season

Virgil van Dijk has labelled the decision to play four Nations League games immediately after finishing a hectic club season as ‘strange’. The Dutchman’s Liverpool side played every game possible this season as they took their quadruple hopes right to the wire and he himself featured in 51 appearances across all competitions.

Karim Benzema and Virgil van Dijk star in Uefa Champions League team of the season

The 2021/22 Uefa Champions League team of the season has been named, with finalists Real Madrid and Liverpool FC providing four players each to the selection.Named by a “Technical Observer Panel”, an eleven-man starting lineup has been chosen.After his starring role in Madrid’s final win, Thibaut Courtois is named in goal, while teammate Karim Benzema gets the nod up front after a outstanding campaign that saw him finish as top competition scorer with 15 goals.Luka Modric and Vinicius Junior, who scored the only goal in Paris on Saturday, also earn selection.Liverpool’s quartet are defensively focussed, with Trent Alexander-Arnold, Andy Robertson...

'I Love Him' - Ronaldinho On Liverpool Defender Virgil Van Dijk

The 30-year-old has enjoyed an excellent season for Liverpool helping them to two domestic cups and the final of the Champions League where they will face Real Madrid in Paris on Saturday. It's been a remarkable comeback from the Dutchman who missed the bulk of the previous campaign after suffering...