Virgil van Dijk

Dutch association football player

Virgil van Dijk (born 8 July 1991) is a Dutch professional footballer. He plays for Premier League club Liverpool and the Netherlands national team. He plays as a centre back. He was born in Breda, North Brabant.

Virgil van Dijk
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Van Dijk playing for the Netherlands in 2016
Personal information
Full name Virgil van Dijk
Date of birth (1991-07-08) 8 July 1991 (age 29)
Place of birth Breda, Netherlands
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current team
Liverpool
Number 4
Youth career
2009–2010 Willem II
2010–2011 Groningen
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2011–2013 Groningen 62 (7)
2013–2015 Celtic 76 (9)
2015–2018 Southampton 67 (4)
2018– Liverpool 80 (8)
National team
2011 Netherlands U19 1 (0)
2011–2013 Netherlands U21 3 (0)
2015– Netherlands 33 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 19:25, 29 February 2020 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 08:54, 20 November 2019 (UTC)

Van Dijk began his career with Eredivisie side Groningen, playing between 2011 and 2013. He then moved to Scottish Premiership side Celtic. He won two league titles and a Scottish League Cup in both his seasons at Celtic. In 2015, he moved to Southampton of the Premier League. On 1 January 2018, van Dijk joined Liverpool.[1]

HonoursEdit

ClubEdit

Celtic
Liverpool
Netherlands

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Virgil van Dijk: Liverpool to sign Southampton defender for world record £75m". Liverpool: BBC. 27 December 2017. Retrieved 28 December 2017.

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