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Virgil Van Dijk Makes BOLD Claims About Barcelona Superstar Lionel Messi On Social Media

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has claimed that Barcelona star Lionel Messi was the toughest player he has ever faced, during a Q&A session on Twitter.

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Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has made bold claims about Barcelona star Lionel Messi on Twitter. The Dutch international has been under self-quarantine amid the growing number of coronavirus cases in England. Liverpool's club-record signing indulged in a Q&A session on Twitter this week amid the lockdown.

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Virgil van Dijk Twitter: Defender announces question-answer session

Liverpool star Virgin van Dijk took to Twitter, hoping that everybody was keeping safe amid the coronavirus outbreak. He announced that he would be hosting a Q&A session. The defender asked the fans to question him using the hashtag '#AskVirgil'.

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Virgil van Dijk Twitter: Lionel Messi the toughest opponent claims Liverpool defender

The most important question that caught the attention of the fans was when one fan asked Virgil van Dijk on the toughest player he has ever faced. The defender claimed that he played against some of the toughest strikers in the world. However, Barcelona star Lionel Messi was probably the toughest for him, he answered.

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Virgil van Dijk Twitter: Dutchman gets goosebumps on hearing UCL anthem

UEFA Champions League’s official Twitter handle asked Virgil van Dijk how he feels when he hears the UCL anthem. Van Dijk asserted that it is always a special feeling to hear the anthem and he gets goosebumps every time. Van Dijk was also asked on the player he found it the toughest to mark. The defender claimed that he found it most difficult to mark Manchester City striker Sergio Aguero.

Virgil van Dijk Twitter: Liverpool player comments on winning UEFA accolade

Virgil van Dijk was the first defender to win the UEFA Men’s Player of the Year award last year. A fan quizzed him on the same. He claimed that it was a surreal and a proud moment for him. The Dutch international also asserted that he would never forget that moment.

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