Virgil van Dijk

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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 27)
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 45 (3)
National team
2011 Netherlands U19 1 (0)
2011–2013 Netherlands U21 3 (0)
2015– Netherlands 25 (4)
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 16:29, 17 March 2019 (UTC)
‡ National team caps and goals correct as of 22:35, 21 March 2019 (UTC)

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.

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]

Honours[change | change source]

Club[change | change source]

Celtic

References[change | change source]

  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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