He is usually showered with praise for his glittering performances but Virgil Van Dijk recently found himself on the wrong side of the trolls as his stellar 65-game record was recently broken. Read more here.
March 2018 was the last time anyone managed to successfully dribble past Liverpool’s towering Dutch defender.
Interesting to note, is that in that time he has faced the likes of Lionel Messi, Sergio Aguero, Harry Kane and Luis Suarez to name a few.
The 27-year-old has been virtually indestructible in a Liverpool shirt and it would take something special to undo the reigning PFA Player of the Year.
Que, Gabriel Jesus.
The Brazilian forward came on as a sub in the FA Community Shield game at Wembley and accomplished what no other player has managed in the last year and a half, when he dribbled past Van Dijk, breaking the stellar 65-game run.
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One fan saw the funny side of the incident and quoted a popular Destiny’s Child song on Twitter.
“When Jesus says yes, nobody can say no,” the quote read.
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