Van Dijk

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Full Name Van Dijk
Age 29 Years Old
Nick Name Van
Gender Male
Famous As Footballer
Birth Date July 8th, 1991
Birth Place Breda

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A Dutch professional football player who plays as a center back for English Premier League club Liverpool and captains the Netherlands national team is named for Virgil van Dijk. He signed to Liverpool for £75 million from Southampton. Previously, he has played for Southampton, Celtic, and Groningen. As an international player, Virgil has represented the Dutch U19 and U21 team before playing for the senior team. He was named the PFA Player of the Year and the Premier League Player of the Season for the 2018-2019 season. He starred as Liverpool won the 2019 UEFA Champions League Final where he was named man of the match. Virgil is a very talented footballer and his shirt number is 4. 

Dijk warns Spurs players of a lasting let-down from final defeat

Virgil van Dijk has warned the Tottenham Hotspur players in England’s ranks that it will take time to recover from the disappointment of losing a Champions League final, as the Netherlands seeks to take advantage in the Nations League semi-final between the countries. He played a key part in Liverpool’s victory last Saturday and had endured his own crushing loss in the European Cup final the previous season with defeat by Real Madrid in Kyiv and the hangover lingered through the summer. England has four Spurs players in their 23-man squad but Gareth Southgate is deliberating about resting all those involved in the Champions League final for the game in Guimaraes after their exertions at the Wanda Metropolitano. 

How old is Virgin van Dijk?

Virgil van Dijk celebrated his 27th birthday on 8th July as of 2018. 

What nationality is Virgil van Dijk?

On 8th July 1991, Virgil was born in Breda, Netherlands.  His nationality is Dutch and his ethnicity is Mixed. His religion is Christian and his horoscope sign is Cancer. He had a keen interest in football and began to play at a very early age. As per his education, there is not any information regarding his educational background but it will be updated soon. 

Who is Virgil van Dijk parents?

Virgil is the son of Ray Van Dyke and Ruby Van Dyke.

Who is Virgil van Dijk dating?

Moving towards the personal life of Virgil van Dijk, he is an unmarried man but he is in a relationship with Rike Nooitgedagt. The couple has been dating from a very long time. He has seen many times in the public and media along with his partner. Currently, the couple is enjoying their beautiful life and living elegantly without any disturbances. The couple is planning to get married soon. 

What is the net worth of Virgil van Dijk?

Dijk is a very successful footballer and he has earned a lot of money from his football career which is his major source of income. He has a salary of £150,000 and net worth of £15 million as of 2019. As of today, he is one of the world’s expensive defender and earns millions of dollars. 

How tall is Virgil van Dijk?

Dijk is a very handsome footballer with a tall height of 6 ft 4 inches. His body build is athletic and he maintains his body a lot. He has a balanced weight of 92 kg. He has a black pair of eyes and black hair. There is no information regarding his other body measurements but it will be added soon.

In which club, Virgil is playing for? 

  • With Willem II, Virgil began his career.
  • In the year 2010, he moved to Groningen on a free transfer. During his two seasons at Groningen, he appeared in 62 matches and scored seven goals. 
  • On 21st June 2013, he signed with Celtic for a fee of around £2.6 million on a four-year contract and he made his debut on 17th August 2013.
  • On 9th November, he scored his first goal in a 4-1 win against Ross County. 
  • He helped his team to win the league scoring a free kick.
  • He then signed a five-year contract with Premier League club Southampton for a fee of £13 million. 
  • He then made his debut against West Bromwich Albion. 
  • In the 2015-2016 season, he also became the Southampton Player of the Season. 
  • On 27th December 2017, Liverpool confirmed the signing of Virgil from Southampton for a record-breaking fee of £75 million.
  • He made his debut for Liverpool on 5th January in the third round of the FA Cup and scored the winning goal with a late header in a 2-1 victory against local rivals Everton.
  • He was voted Man of the Match by BBC Sport and Sky Sports for his performance in a 2-0 win over Crystal Palace on 20th August 2018. 
  • He received the Liverpool Standard Chartered Player of the Month award for his performances in August.
  • He continued his impressive form in the 2018-2019 season by winning the Premier League Player of the Month prize for December 2018. 
  • He scored twice in a 5-0 win against Watford on 27th February 2019. 
  • Following Liverpool's 2-0 victory over Tottenham in the 2019 UEFA Champions League Final on 1 June, he was named UEFA's Man of the match.