Liverpool has finally signed Southampton center-back defender, ‘Virgil van Dijk’ after agreeing to a “world record £75 million deal for a defender.” 

According to The Telegraph, Liverpool has agreed upon a World-Record £75 million fee for Southampton defender Virgil van Dijk. The club has also confirmed that Virgil has already gone a medical check-up.

Liverpool had wanted to sign Virgil Van Dijk last summer. However, they had discreet negotiations with Southampton and later forced to issue an apology. Both Chelsea and Manchester City were interested in Virgil Van Dijk, but the Dutch defender had already given his heart to move to Anfield since the summer. And Liverpool has now made their confirmation about the signing after Virgil underwent a medical at the club today.

Virgil van Dijk will join the Liverpool club in the New Year, i.e., 1st of January. However, Virgil has already sent a message to his fans via Instagram.

Caption: Virgil van Dijk is proud to join one of the biggest clubs in world football.

The club has also released a statement which states:

The Reds have agreed to a deal with the south coast club, and the player himself, that will see the 26-year-old defender move to Anfield when the transfer window re-opens on January 1, 2018. The Netherlands international will be assigned squad number four, upon his arrival at Liverpool.

Interesting Facts On Virgin van Dijk Wiki: Age, Height, Parents, Ethnicity, & Career!

Born in the year 1991 in Breda, Netherlands, Virgil van Dijk is a Dutch professional footballer who plays for the Netherlands national team. He is also a center-back for Premier League club Southampton.

He is a tall defender with a height of 6 feet 4 inches, according to Virgin van Dijk wiki. In meters, Virgil van Dijk height is 1.93 m. He has Dutch nationality and is of Dutch-Surinamese ethnicity.

Virgil van Dijk birthday is on the 8th of July. With the upcoming birthday celebration in July 2018, Virgil van Dijk age will be 27. At present, Virgil van Dijk age is 26.

Virgil van Dijk was born to parents Ray van Dyke and Ruby van Dyke. Information about Virgil van Dijk parents has not been revealed. So, we will update you on Virgil van Dijk parents later!

Virgil van Dijk career in football started with Willem II from where he got transferred to Groningen in 2010 after just one season. He signed with Celtic on 21st June 2013. He had a four-year contract for a fee of around £2.6 million including a 10% selling-on fee for Groningen. Virgil van Dijk made his name as one of the three Celtic players in the PFA Scotland Team of the Year.

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Virgil van Dijk then signed a five-year contract with Southampton on 1st September 2015 which plays in the Premier League. He signed a contract with Southampton for a reported £13 million transfer fee. He became team captain of Southampton on 22nd January 2017. Van Dijk will join Liverpool on 1st January 2018 and will be assigned number “4” shirt. He signed the contract for a fee of  £75 million which made a world record fee in football for a defender.

Will Virgil van Dijk career shine in Liverpool?

Further information on Virgil van Dijk wiki will be available soon!

Virgil van Dijk Married/Dating; Has a Child!

It seems as if Virgil van Dijk has not married yet. However, he is the father of a 3-year-old child and lives together with his longtime girlfriend, Rike Nooitgedagt. The couple has not revealed any plans on marrying to each other. They could have secretly married each other and trying to keep their married life low-profile. Nothing can be confirmed unless Virgil van Dijk speaks for himself regarding his married life.

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So, what do you think? Has Virgil van Dijk married Rike already? Is Rike Nooitgedagt Virgil van Dijk wife or just a girlfriend only?

Virgil van Dijk with his long-time girlfriend, mother of his child, Rike Nooitgedagt
Virgil van Dijk with his long-time girlfriend, mother of his child, Rike Nooitgedagt

Whether Rike is Virgil van Dijk wife or wife-to-be, she started living together with Virgil in earlier 2014 in Glasgow. At the time, Virgil said:

It’s important to have someone to help with everything and I’m thankful my girlfriend joined me.

Virgil van Dijk wife or Virgil van Dijk girlfriend is also of Dutch nationality. Rike got pregnant with Virgil van Dijk’s child the same year and expected their baby in September 2014. She gave birth to a beautiful daughter, Nila van Dijk who is now 3- year-old. Rike is now a mother only and used to be a sales manager before.

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The couple has remained silent on the social media about their recent relationship. They are still together or has parted their ways; it is yet to be confirmed. Virgil van Dijk was allegedly linked with porn star Georgie Lyall and hairdresser, Geraldine O’Donnell when his missus was pregnant with their first child. Virgil cheated his pregnant girlfriend several times.

However, no comment from Virgil van Dijk girlfriend or Virgil van Dijk wife surfaced in the media. There is no news regarding the couple since then. But we hope, they are still together and enjoy the rest of the lives together.

Virgil van Dijk Net worth

As a Holland center-back player, Virgil van Dijk has accumulated excessive net worth. Recently, the Liverpool club has signed him for £75 million fees. As of 2019, his net worth is around $20 million

As of 2018, Virgil van Dijk net worth is estimated to be around £15 Million. Analyzing his emerging talents, his net worth is sure to increase in the coming days.