Virgil van Dijk has gone from restaurant pot-washer to world football’s elite…stunning those who felt he would never make it. It is Van Dijk who now has the last laugh. He has proven them all wrong with his meteoric rise to the summit of world football.
Van Dijk became the world’s most expensive defender when Liverpool paid Southampton £75 million for the Dutchman, who will earn £10 million a year at Anfield.
He had the perfect start at Liverpool with a solid debut performance against rivals Everton in the FA Cup third-round on Friday evening. He scored the winning goal in a 2-1 victory at Anfield.
Wow…Liverpool fans must love him now…
For all those younger players who feel they cannot make it, read Virgil’s cool story..it will give you hope!