#4 Virgil van Dijk

Ranking: 2° - Score: 7923

Virgil van Dijk is a 29-years-old professional footballer. He was born on 1991-07-08 in Breda in Netherlands. Currently, Virgil van Dijk plays for Liverpool, in the Premier League championship, as defender. Exactly, he plays as a Center-Back, while his jersey number is 4.

Style of play

Virgil van Dijk is a complete and dominant defender, who is regarded by pundits as being one of the greatest and most talented defenders both of his generation. Despite is a strong and imposing defensive, athletic and physical presence, he is also an extremely agile and elegant player, with excellent balance, ball skills, vision and passing ability for a defender. These abilities led him to be compared to former Milan players Alessandro Nesta. In addition to his technical, as well as his class and physical abilities, Virgil van Dijk also possess an excellent positional and tactical sense, as well as an acute capacity to read the game, which enabled him to anticipate and close down opponents in one on one situations, and prevent attacking plays.

Quote of Virgil van Dijk

"For a long time in the Netherlands it was said that the national team needed another defender like me and in the end he arrived. Maybe it's even better than me, but I'm not entirely sure. However, he is a very important player, he has a sense of position, good with the ball and without. A fantastic player" - Jaap Stam

Social Profile and Main Data Player

Virgil van Dijk's data  (lastupdate: 2020-10-29)

Position: Center-Back

Team: Liverpool, Premier League England-flag

Citizenship: Netherlands Netherlands-flag

Place of Birth: Breda

Date of Birth: 1991-07-08 (Age 29 years old)

Ranking: 2° - Score: 7923

Market Value: € 64.00 m

Fanta Value: star 10/10

UEFA Champions League FIFA Club World Cup UEFA Super Cup ChampionshipChampionshipChampionship

Career Data

Season 2010/2011

EredivisieFC Groningen200No

Season 2011/2012

EredivisieFC Groningen2331No

Season 2012/2013

EredivisieFC Groningen3223No

Season 2013/2014

Scottish PremiershipCeltic 3651Win
Champions LeagueCeltic 600No

Season 2014/2015

Scottish PremiershipCeltic 3546Win
UEFA Europa LeagueCeltic 800No

Season 2015/2016

Premier LeagueSouthampton3430No

Season 2015/2016

Scottish PremiershipCeltic 500No

Season 2016/2017

Premier LeagueSouthampton2110No
UEFA Europa LeagueSouthampton620No

Season 2017/2018

Premier LeagueLiverpool1400No
Champions LeagueLiverpool600No

Season 2018/2019

Premier LeagueLiverpool3542No
Champions LeagueLiverpool1222Win

Season 2019/2020

Premier LeagueLiverpool3851Win
Champions LeagueLiverpool800No

Season 2020/2021

Premier LeagueLiverpool510No

Other information

Players of the same team

Thiago - Central Midfield

Mohamed Salah - Right Forward

Sadio Mané - Left Forward

Alisson Becker - Goalkeeper

Virgil van Dijk - Center-Back

Georginio Wijnaldum - Defensive Midfield

Roberto Firmino - Center Forward

Joe Gomez - Center-Back

Andrew Robertson - Left-Back

Trent Alexander-Arnold - Right-Back

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