Virgil van Dijk is a Dutch professional football athlete who plays for Liverpool. Read the full article to know his net worth, age, salary, and height.
Van Dijk is a solid center-back who also plays for the Netherlands national football team. Though he ended up being the runner-up for the Ballon d’Or and Best FIFA Men’s Player award but remains the only defender to win the UEFA Men’s Player of the Year title. Van Dijk made his professional debut in 2011 for Groningen but joined Celtic in 2013.
The Dutch star footballer played two seasons for the club and won the Scottish Premiership and was also declared the PFA Scotland Team of the Year. In the second year for the Celtic club, he also won the Scottish League Cup.
After some of his great performances, Van Dijk became famous as “the best defender” among his followers. His worth was recognized by various team’s and in 2015, he joined Southampton. He then moved to Liverpool and signed a massive contract with them in 2018 for £75 million, which was a record-breaking transfer fee for any defender in football history.
After joining Liverpool he improved his game further and reached UEFA Champions League finals in 2018 and 2019 consecutively. The Dutchman won the 2019 UEFA Champions League final and played a significant part in winning the tournament for his team. Eventually winning the FIFA Club World Cup and UEFA Super Cup for his team after a long time.
Van Dijk also won the 2019–20 Premier League for his team. He captained the Netherlands national team in March 2018 and led them to the finals of the inaugural UEFA Nations League. However, they ended up the runners-up team despite their hard work on the field.
Virgil van Dijk’s details
|Full Name||Virgil van Dijk|
|Nickname||the best defender|
|Born||8 July 1991|
|Net Worth||$22 million|
|Father name||Ron van Dijk|
|Mother name||Hellen Fo Sieeuw|
Virgil van Dijk is 30 years old. He has developed himself as a strong player with great leadership abilities and is considered one of the best defenders in the world. The star player is a well-established footballer who has a long career ahead.
Virgil van Dijk’s Net worth and Salary
The Dutch star has a massive net worth of about $22 million and he earns an annual salary of £11,440,000. His earnings also come from various endorsements including the sportswear giant Nike.
Van Dijk is a tall man with a height of 193 cm. He is considered the tallest footballer in the world.
The 30-year-old tied the knot with the love of his life and childhood friend Rike Nooitgedagt. Both are happily married and share two beautiful daughters.
Virgil van Dijk was named “the best defender” by the Borussia Dortmund striker before the game. It turned out to be a thriller game between the two players.
Recent News about Virgil van Dijk
Good news for Virgil van Dijk’s fans as he is set to make a comeback after a severe knee injury. He will play the Liverpool vs Everton match at Goodison Park. His fans are anxiously waiting for his return to the game.