The time to see another Ballon d’Or winner has come once again and if we are to see the race in the ongoing season, there are a couple of players name have come to the front. As usual, the name of the great Argentine player Lionel Messi is on the top but also the Dutch defender Virgil van Dijk has come to the spotlight. He passed the last season so well and led his team Liverpool to the Champions League title. The Dutch national football team skipper stated that Ballon d’Or win would be a big pride! But still, the Dutch star is watching the chances of his improvement.
In the last season, Liverpool presented extraordinary performance in the Champions League and Premier League where the 28 years old Dutch player Van Dijk played a major role. As a result, the Dutch skipper is on the race of the ongoing season of Ballon d’Or winner list. But he wants to do better in the future. The 28 years old the Netherlands player stated that if he will get the Ballon d’Or for his last season performance, it will be unbelievable. He will be very proud for that. But he still thinks that he has ability to present more better performance.
In the last January 2018, Van Dijk moved to the Anfield from Southampton in exchange for an undisclosed fee but believed to be near about £75 million. That makes him the most expensive defender. After joining at the Anfield, Van Dijak has become an inseparable part in the squad of Jurgen Klopp.
Virgil van Dijk is the favourite to win the Ballon d’Or.
Does he deserve to win it?
— BBC Sport (@BBCSport) July 23, 2019
According to the football players which are playing in England, the Dutch football player has become the PFA best player of the year in 2018/19. But the Dutch captain has said that he is a critic of his own play. In the upcoming season, the 28 years old Dutch star wants to play better and also has a dream of winning more titles.
However, Van Dijk is so happy after watching his name of the list as the contender of the Ballon d’Or. But he has nothing to do actually. Just can try to play better than the last season. He believes that he is very strict to himself and also knows that if he makes any mistake, the team could suffer.
🗣 Virgil van Dijk on the Ballon d’Or: “I can understand the fact that normally strikers or No. 10’s win these awards because it’s more attractive to see.
“But maybe the time has come to change it.” pic.twitter.com/aA5eusgDYy
— Goal (@goal) July 20, 2019
So, Van Dijk is trying to reduce his mistakes. However, they could not win the Premier League title last season for just one point but the Dutch star is desperate to bring the title at the Anfield in the upcoming season.