Liverpool fans have been delivered the news that after winning both the Champions League and the European Super Cup, their star defender Virgil van Dijk has been nominated for the 2019 UEFA Men’s Player of the Year award.
— Liverpool FC (@LFC) August 15, 2019
The Dutch defender is set to go up against both Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo for the award, and the Reds, as you will see from the tweets below, are not at all surprised to see their impressive stopper put forward for the prestigious individual award.
Van Dijk, in 2019 so far, has been a colossus. So far in the calendar year, the centre-back has scored six goals in all competitions as well as contributing towards 13 clean sheets for Liverpool, Transfermarkt, more than earning his spot as one of the three nominees for the award.
You can see the Reds’ verdict on van Dijk’s award here:
he’s the best player right now!
— lawland salvatore (@MrLawland) August 15, 2019
Let’s get used to this!
— Champions! (@RedLiver1973) August 15, 2019
— Great farmer (@Adeniransaeed) August 15, 2019
— ً (@FourRoIe) August 15, 2019
just another day
— Liverpool GFN (@LiverpoolGFN) August 15, 2019
As he should be
— Jay (@jaydenI998) August 15, 2019
Another day another nomination, my CB
— Amy (@AmyLFC11) August 15, 2019
The Kopites are not all shocked by van Dijk’s nomination and will surely be desperate for their man to beat out Ronaldo and Messi to claim the honour.Like what the TT have on offer? Sign up for more notifications!