Virgil Van Dijk

Date of birth08 July 1991
Place of birthBreda
NationalityDutch
Weight92 kg
Height1.93 m
PositionDefender

Virgil Van Dijk played for Willem II during his youth career.

He joined Southampton in September 2015 with a five-year contract that was extended to June 2022 in May 2016.

Virgil joined Liverpool in January 2018 with a contract to June 2022 for a reported fee of £75million; a world record fee for a defender.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
FC Groningen 01 Jul 2010 21 Jun 2013
Celtic 21 Jun 2013 01 Sep 2015
Southampton 01 Sep 2015 01 Jan 2018
Liverpool 01 Jan 2018

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2015-16 Celtic UEFA Champions League 5
2
2015-16 Southampton FA Cup 1
2015-16 Southampton League Cup 3
2015-16 Southampton Premier League 34
3
2
2016-17 Southampton FA Cup 1
1
2016-17 Southampton League Cup 2
2016-17 Southampton Premier League 21
1
3
1
2016-17 Southampton UEFA Europa League 6
2
2017-18 Liverpool FA Cup 2
1
2017-18 Liverpool Premier League 14
1
2017-18 Liverpool UEFA Champions League 6
1
2017-18 Southampton Premier League 11
1
2018-19 Liverpool Premier League 16
1
2018-19 Liverpool UEFA Champions League 6
3


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
22 Jul 2015 Stjarnan v Celtic W 1-4
Agg: 1-6
UEFA Champions League 2nd qualifying round 2nd leg
29 Jul 2015 Celtic v FK Qarabag Agdam W 1-0 UEFA Champions League 3rd qualifying round 1st leg
05 Aug 2015 FK Qarabag Agdam v Celtic D 0-0
Agg: 0-1
UEFA Champions League 3rd qualifying round 2nd leg
19 Aug 2015 Celtic v Malmo FF W 3-2 UEFA Champions League Play-off 1st leg
25 Aug 2015 Malmo FF v Celtic L 2-0
Agg: 4-3
UEFA Champions League Play-off 2nd leg


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2015-16 Netherlands International Friendly 5
2015-16 Netherlands UEFA European Championship 2
2016-17 Netherlands FIFA World Cup 4
1
2016-17 Netherlands International Friendly 1
2017-18 Netherlands FIFA World Cup 2
2017-18 Netherlands International Friendly 5
1
2018-19 Netherlands International Friendly 1
2018-19 Netherlands UEFA Nations League 4
2


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
10 Oct 2015 Kazakhstan v Netherlands W 1-2 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group A
13 Oct 2015 Netherlands v Czech Republic L 2-3 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group A
13 Nov 2015 Wales v Netherlands W 2-3 International Friendly
25 Mar 2016 Netherlands v France L 2-3 International Friendly
27 May 2016 Republic of Ireland v Netherlands D 1-1 International Friendly
01 Jun 2016 Poland v Netherlands W 1-2 International Friendly
04 Jun 2016 Austria v Netherlands W 0-2 International Friendly
06 Sep 2016 Sweden v Netherlands D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group A
07 Oct 2016 Netherlands v Belarus W 4-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group A
10 Oct 2016 Netherlands v France L 0-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group A
09 Nov 2016 Netherlands v Belgium D 1-1 International Friendly
13 Nov 2016 Luxembourg v Netherlands W 1-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group A
07 Oct 2017 Belarus v Netherlands W 1-3 FIFA World Cup Europe group A
10 Oct 2017 Netherlands v Sweden W 2-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group A
09 Nov 2017 Scotland v Netherlands W 0-1 International Friendly
14 Nov 2017 Romania v Netherlands W 0-3 International Friendly
23 Mar 2018 Netherlands v England L 0-1 International Friendly
26 Mar 2018 Portugal v Netherlands W 0-3 International Friendly
04 Jun 2018 Italy v Netherlands D 1-1 International Friendly
06 Sep 2018 Netherlands v Peru W 2-1 International Friendly
09 Sep 2018 France v Netherlands L 2-1 UEFA Nations League League A Group A1
13 Oct 2018 Netherlands v Germany W 3-0 UEFA Nations League League A Group A1
16 Nov 2018 Netherlands v France W 2-0 UEFA Nations League League A Group A1
19 Nov 2018 Germany v Netherlands D 2-2 UEFA Nations League League A Group A1


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.