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Virgil Van Dijk Net Worth and Biography

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Virgil Van Dijk is a Netherland-born towering Centre back who is currently playing for Liverpool and the Netherlands national team. VVD as he is often called, has a net worth of $20 million, and has established himself to be one of the best central defender in Europe, since joining Liverpool in 2018. The experienced central defender is known for his incredible tackling ability, ability to win the ball in aerial duels and his towering heading prowess during set pieces. Let us consider some facts about his biography and net worth.

Virgil Van Dijk Profile

Net Worth: $20 Million

Birth Name: Virgil Van Dijk

Other Names: VVD

Gender: Male

Birth Date: July 8, 1991

Birth Place: Breda, Netherlands

Age: 29 Years Old

Birth Nation: Netherlands

Nationality: Dutch

Father: Ron van Dijk

Mother: Hellen Fo Sieeuw

Stats: Active

Known For: Football

Source Of Income: Football

Religion: Christianity

Ethnicity: White

Education: Updating Soon

Siblings: Jennifer (sister) and Jordan (younger brother)

Height: 193cm

Weight: 92 kg

Shoe Size: N/A

Hair Color : Black

Eye Color: Brown

Body Measurement: N/A

Marital Status: Married

Children: Nila van Dijk

Salary: £220,000

Social Media: Instagram, Twitter

 

Virgil Van Dijk Biography

Virgil Van Dijk was born on July 8, 1991 in Breda, Netherlands to Hellen Fo Sieeuw (mother) a d Ron Van Dijk (father). VVD grew up in a divided home where his father left him and his two younger siblings under the care of their mother Helen who worked her fingers to the ground to cater for her three kids.

After starting his professional career at Groningen, Van Dijk moved to Celtic in 2013, where he won the Scottish Premiership and was included in the PFA Scotland Team of the Year with the club in both seasons. He also won the Scottish League Cup with Celtic. He moved to Southampton in 2015 where he made a total of 67 appearances, before signing for Liverpool in January 2018 for £ 75m, a world record transfer fee for a defender. With Liverpool Van Dijk reached two consecutive UEFA Champions League finals in 2018 and 2019, winning Tottenham Hotspur in 2019 finals. He was also named PFA Player of the Year and Premier League Player of the Season in his first full season. Van Dijk later won the FIFA Club World Cup and UEFA Super Cup and helped end the club’s 30-year drought by winning the 2019-20 Premier League.

 

Van Dijk made his first international appearance for the Netherlands in 2015 and became his country’s captain in 2018. In 2018, he scored his first international goal in a 3-0 win over Portugal. A year later, Van Dijk led the Netherlands to the final of the first UEFA Nations League, where they finished second.

 

Virgil Van Dijk Net Worth

Being the second most expensive defender in the world, Virgil Van Dijk has a net worth of $20 million, making him one of the most expensive defenders in the world.

 

 

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