Virgil van Dijk fun facts

Virgil van Dijk in numbers, following the announcement that Liverpool have signed him from Southampton

Virgil van Dijk is 26-year-old Dutch football player, born in Breda, Netherlands. He is playing as a centre back for Southampton.

Van Dijk began his youth career in Willem II and Groningen football clubs.

He spent three years playing as a junior, and in 2011, van Dijk got his chance to play for Groningen's senior team.

He stayed with Groningen until 2013, when he was transferred to Celtic. Van Dijk was Celtic's centre back until 2015, when he went to Southampton.

In 2015, van Dijk also became one of the members of Netherlands national team. He was previously a part of U19 and U21 national teams.

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