PREMIER - Liverpool powerhouse Virgil Van Dijk back on the pitch

30.07.2021 09:31 of Claudio Colla   see readings
PREMIER - Liverpool powerhouse Virgil Van Dijk back on the pitch
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Missing latest nine months of football activity, out of a very serious knee ligament-tearing injury, including Euro 2020 event, 30-year Liverpool and Dutch national team star centre-back Virgil Van Dijk, one of the current worldwide prominent backline players, was back on the pitch in Reds friendly match against Hertha Berlin, won by German team by a 4-3 outcome.

Pursued by Barcelona FC last summer, former Celtic Glasgow and Southampton player, fending for Anfield Road giants since 2017/18, Van Dijk managed to win, as a key player, both Champions League and Premier League titles, the former by the end of his rookie whle season, the latter come his sophomore one. Still on a deal with Reds until June 2023, Van Dijk has so far capped 130 times in official games for the club, scoring thirteen goals therein.