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Virgil van Dijk
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Personal information
Full name Virgil van Dijk
Date of birth 8 July 1991 (1991-07-08) (age 27)
Place of birth    Breda, Netherlands Netherlands
Height 1.93 m (6 ft 4 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current club England Liverpool
Number 4
Youth clubs
2009-2010
2010-2011
Netherlands Willem II
Netherlands FC Groningen
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
2011–2013
2013–2015
2015–2018
2018–
Netherlands FC Groningen
Scotland Celtic
England Southampton
England Liverpool
062 00(7)
076 00(9)
067 00(4)
0000(0)   
National team
2011
2011–2013
2015–
Netherlands Netherlands U19
Netherlands Netherlands U21
Netherlands.png Netherlands
0000(0)
0000(0)
016 00(0)

Virgil van Dijk (born 8 July 1991) is a Dutch footballer who plays as a centre back for Premier League club Liverpool and the Netherlands national football team. He was born to a Dutch father and Surinamese mother. He is the most expensive defender after his transfer from Southampton to Liverpool for a reported fee of £75 million.

Career statistics

Club

As of match played 5 January 2018
Appearances and goals by club, season and competition
Club Season League National Cup League Cup Europe Total
DivisionAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
Groningen 2010–11 Eredivisie 520052
2011–12 Eredivisie 23310243
2012–13 Eredivisie 34230372
Total 62740667
Celtic 2013–14 Scottish Premiership 365201080475
2014–15 Scottish Premiership 35454401425810
2015–16 Scottish Premiership 5050100
Total 769745027211515
Southampton 2015–16 Premier League 3431030383
2016–17 Premier League 211112062304
2017–18 Premier League 12000120
Total 674215062807
Liverpool 2017–18 Premier League 00110011
Career total 2052014610033426230

International

As of match played 14 November 2017
Appearances and goals by national team and year
National teamYearAppsGoals
Netherlands 201530
201690
201740
Total160

Honours

Celtic

Individual

  • PFA Scotland Team of the Year: 2013–14, 2014–15
  • Southampton Player of the Season: 2015–16

External links

Liverpool FC
Liverpool F.C. squad - 2018–19

1 Karius · 2 Clyne · 4 Van Dijk · 5 Wijnaldum · 6 Lovren · 7 Milner · 9 Firmino · 11 Salah · 12 Gomez · 14 Henderson · 17 Klavan · 18 Moreno · 19 Mané · 20 Lallana · 21 Chamberlain · 22 Mignolet · 26 Robertson · 28 Ings · 29 Solanke · 32 Matip · 34 Bogdán · 38 Flanagan · 52 Ward · 58 Woodburn · 66 Alexander-Arnold ·

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