'Phenomenal': Some fans wowed by how good Liverpool player was last night
Liverpool fans have been raving about Reds star Virgil van Dijk’s latest performance for the Netherlands.
The Anfield powerhouse played the full 90 minutes as the Oranje ran out 6-1 winners over Turkey in Amsterdam.
Van Dijk clocked up some impressive stats – 95 percent passing, 84 out of 88 passes completed, 12 long passes and 94 touches of the ball.
And once again, nobody was able to dribble past him.
Liverpool and Netherlands fans alike missed Van Dijk tremendously last season due to his long-term injury.
And there were moments of real anxiety when he went down following a heavy collision in the World Cup qualifier late on.
Van Dijk was down on the ground for a brief spell and was walking gingerly afterwards.
Luckily, he said he was fine in his post-match interview.
Here is what some Liverpool fans said about Van Dijk during and after the game:
📊 Virgil van Dijk vs Turkey 📊— Steven Gerrard (@Gerrard8FanPage) September 7, 2021
• 95% passing 📈
• 84/88 passes (1st in game) 🔝
• 12/13 long passes (1st) 💫
• 94 touches (1st) ⚽️
• 1 interception (1st for 🇳🇱) 👏
• Not dribbled past 😎
𝙏𝙤𝙤 𝙜𝙤𝙤𝙙 🤩 pic.twitter.com/zwZzzdHYWN
best defender itw— thomas boula (@tomboula) September 7, 2021
Virgil Van Dijk, just a phenomenal footballer. So blessed to have him at our club.— Mo Uddin (@JackOfAllSpaces) September 7, 2021
Van Dijk makes such a huge difference for Holland— Travis (@Trxvis2002) September 7, 2021
Virgil van Dijk vs Turkey— Anfield Opinion™ (@AnfieldOpinion6) September 7, 2021
• 95% passing
• 84/88 passes (1st in game)
• 12/13 long passes (1st)
• 94 touches (1st)
• 1 interception (1st for Holland)
• Not dribbled past
Another masterclass from the big man.
He’s handling this comeback like a beast, a freak of nature! pic.twitter.com/zMjby2PQOD
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