Van Dijk Hits Back : Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has responded to the latest criticism from Dutch legend Marco van Basten after Netherlands drew against Ecuador on Friday at the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
The AC Milan legend blamed the Netherlands captain for Ecuador’s equalizer through Enner Valencia in the 49th minute.
“Van Dijk is just waiting and watching him shoot, ” Van Basten told NOS.
What is he looking at? He needs to be on top of him! He just lets him shoot!” van Basten added.
Responding to the comments of the legendary striker who won three Ballon d’Or titles , van Dijk said :
“I don’t think he is ever positive, so what am I supposed to do with it? It’s easy to talk from the studio.”
“Me failing as a captain? What do you want me to do with that info? I am always up front. I lead the team the best way possible.”
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