(Video) Virgil van Dijk with a crucial header that leads Netherlands to important second goal for World Cup qualification

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Virgil van Dijk was on captain’s duty as he aided his Holland team to gain qualification to the World Cup.

Our No.4 was part of a frustrating yet successful evening where it took 84 minutes to break the deadlock.

It was for the second goal that he had a major role though with a big header from a Norway corner.

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The 30-year-old leapt brilliantly to win the ball and start a speedy counter attack.

Steven Bergwijn then carried the ball out of midfield before putting it on a plate for Memphis Depay to score a second and secure qualification.

The palpable relief was demonstrated as the whole team celebrated a massive win and their captain will be heading to his first World Cup in Qatar next year.

You can watch the full highlights, van Dijk’s header coming at 4 minutes, of the Dutch victory courtesy of Sky Sports Football on YouTube:

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