REVEALED: The unhappy purpose Van Dijk has ‘Virgil’ on his shirt

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Football followers could surprise why Virgil van Dijk would not have his surname on the again of his shirt like most gamers and the reason being a reasonably upsetting one.

The Dutch defender is maybe the best on this planet in his place, his exploits for Premier League leaders Liverpool catapulting him to world acclaim after arriving from Southampton.

Van Dijk added one other memorable second to his storied Reds profession as he netted an extra-time winner in Sunday’s Carabao Cup closing in opposition to Chelsea.

The defender rose excessive to go house from a nook within the 118th and safe the primary trophy of Jurgen Klopp‘s farewell season on the expense of Mauricio Pochettino’s Blues. 

However, as he peeled away to have a good time cameras could have zeroed in on the title Virgil on his again, reasonably than his full title Van Dijk, however in response to his uncle there’s a considerably unhappy purpose behind this.  

Virgil van Dijk (left) doesn’t have his surname on the again of his shirt like most gamers

The Dutch defender is perhaps the best in his position in the world, his stint at Liverpool catapulting him to worldwide acclaim

The Dutch defender is maybe the perfect in his place on this planet, his stint at Liverpool catapulting him to worldwide acclaim

Steven Fo Sieeuw revealed that Van Dijk selected to have ‘Virgil’ on the again as a substitute attributable to prolonged feud together with his dad, which fits again to when he was 12.

‘His dad cut up together with his mom and his three kids, together with Virgil,’ Fo Sieeuw informed The Sun.

‘The fact is his dad was not round for thus many essential years and it’s his mom who’s the actual hero of this story.

‘You do not take your dad’s title off your shirt with out a purpose and Virgil has made it very clear how he feels.’

‘Ron [Van Dijk] is a pleasant man however it’s good to be greater than that to be a superb father. You need to be there in your kids. Ron married once more and his new spouse was very domineering, so he did not see his children a lot.’ 

Van Dijk’s uncle performed a giant position in serving to to carry him up however nonetheless insists that his mom deserves all of the credit score. 

Van Dijk scored a late winner in extra-time as Liverpool received the Carabao Cup on Sunday

He says: ‘She had a full-time job and three children to take care of, so she by no means had a minute for herself.

‘She spent day-after-day going to work then coming house and taking care of the youngsters and doing all of the cooking. I really feel for Virgil, it is like he is been caught within the center.’