Liverpool centre-back Virgil van Dijk names Barcelona talisman Lionel Messi and Manchester City record- scorer Sergio Aguero as his toughest opponents.
Liverpool centre-back Virgil van Dijk has actually called Argentine duo Lionel Messi and Sergio Aguero as his toughest opponents.
Van Dijk is commonly concerned as among the world’s best protectors having actually assisted Liverpool to the edge of Premier League splendor this season as well as Champions League, UEFA Super Cup and Club World Cup success in 2015.
The 28- year-old lost out to Barcelona talisman Messi in the Ballon d’Or ballot in 2019, and he acknowledged that the six-time winner – in addition to Manchester City competitor Aguero – are the toughest forwards he has actually dealt with.
When inquired about his most challenging opponent during a Twitter Q&A, Van Dijk stated: “There are some difficult strikers out there but probably Leo Messi.”
The Dutchman was then asked who was the hardest striker to mark, to which he responded: “Aguero.”
Van Dijk has actually made 41 appearances for Liverpool this season, scoring 4 goals.