Virgil van Dijk biography

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Who is Virgil van Dijk

Full name Virgil van Dijk but commonly known as van Dijk. He is a Dutch professional footballer. He plays as a defender for the Netherlands national football team and the English professional football club Liverpool FC. This footballer is familiar with his strength, aerial ability, and leadership. In addition, he considered one of the best defenders in the world.

Childhood / Early Life/ parents/ Siblings

This defender was born on 8 July 1991 in Breda, Netherlands. His father’s name is Ron van Dyke and his mother’s name is Hellen Fo Sieeuw. Though his father Ron van Dyke was Dutch but his mother Hellen Fo Sieeuw was a Surinamese. So he has a mixed ethnicity of Dutch and Surinamese. At the early age of van Dijk, his father abandoned his wife Hellen Fo Sieeuw. His maternal grandmother’s name Chin Fo Sieeuw who migrated from Guangdong to Suriname in 1920. This footballer is the first son and first child of his parents. He has a younger brother Jordan van Dyke and a younger sister Jennifer van Dyke. At the child age, he played football on the streets, in a concrete cage,s and eventually Saturday morning matches.

Professional debut

This Dutch footballer started his professional debut for the Dutch professional football club Groningen on 1 May 2011 as a 72-minute substitute for Petter Anderson against ADO Den Haag. In that match, his team won by 4-2 goals. He scored his first professional goal for Groningen in the competitions of the UEFA Europa League play-off match.

International debut

This defender started his international debut for the Netherlands national football team in the competitions of the UEFA Euro 2016 Qualifier match on 10 October 2015 against Kazakhstan. As a captain for his team, he played his first match in a friendly match against England national team on 23 March 2018. Van Dijk scored his first international goal against Portugal on 26 March 2018 and his team Netherland won by 3-0 goals.

Virgil van Dijk height, age, girlfriends, wife, net worth, and more

Full NameVirgil van Dijk
Celebrated namevan Dijk
Nickname (s)van Dijk, The Dyke, VVD
Birth Date8 July 1991
Birth PlaceBreda, Netherlands
GenderMale
NationalityDutch
ReligionChristianity
Age in 202130 years
FatherRon van Dyke
MotherRuby van Dyke
Maternal GrandmotherChin Fo Sieeuw
Sister (s)Jennifer van Dyke
Brother (s)Jordan van Dyke
SchoolNot known
College / UniversityNot known
Educational QualificationsNot known
Zodiac SignCancer
Mailing AddressNot known
Phone NumberNot known
Height1.93 m
193 cm
Weight92 kg
FootRight
Eye ColorDark Brown
Hair ColorDark Brown
OccupationProfessional footballer
Playing PositionDefender
Current Club TeamLiverpool
Current National TeamNetherland national team
Jersey Number#4/ Netherland
#4/ Liverpool
Professional DebutOn 1 May 2011for Groningen
International DebutOn 10 October 2015 for the Netherland
Sex OrientationStraight
Girlfriend (s) / AffairsRike Nooitgedaght
Marital StatusMarried
Wife /SpouseRike Nooitgedaght
Marriage Date / YearNot known
Children (s)Nila van Dijk
Salary£8,580,000 per year
Net Worth$20 million
Favorite Footballer (s)Ronaldinho
HobbiesPlaying football,
Cycling,
Relaxing near or in water,
Helping loved ones,
a good meal with friends
SmokingNot known
Drinking AlcoholNot known
Social MediaInstagram, Twitter

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