(Video) Three minutes of pure bliss as Van Dijk dominates top-class attackers

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Virgil van Dijk has flourished into being the best centre-back in the world since signing for the Reds for £75 million.

He has proven to be an absolute bargain over the last 18 months and has devoured attacker after attacker in that time. So good has been, he’s a genuine contender to win the FIFA Ballon d’Or award, which hardly ever gets won by a defensive player.

This season alone, he’s dominated the likes of Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero and Paris-Saint Germain’s Neymar, while he never looked shaky at all against Lionel Messi or in the Champions League final against Tottenham.

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As long as Van Dijk continues to perform at this level in the early part of next season – and there is no reason to think he won’t – then the Ballon d’Or is a realistic ambition for him.

As this video showed, Van Dijk is the best in the world at what he does – £75 million was an absolute steal.

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