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A 1-0 Nations League final defeat to Portugal is no cause for Netherlands to become disheartened, says Virgil van Dijk.
As Virgil van Dijk and Cristiano Ronaldo prepare to do battle for Nations League glory, we crunched the Opta numbers behind their seasons.
Virgil van Dijk and defensive partner Matthijs de Ligt have been challenged to bring down Cristiano Ronaldo in the Nations League final.
Virgil van Dijk deserves to win the Ballon d'Or should the Netherlands beat hosts Portugal to lift the first ever Nations League on Sunday, according to his club and international teammate Georginio Wijnaldum.
Portugal's meeting with the Netherlands to decide the first ever winners of the Nations League on Sunday sees the unstoppable force of Cristiano Ronaldo face the immovable object in Virgil van Dijk.
Harry Kane could be patched up to have another crack at Virgil van Dijk when England face Netherlands in the Nations League.
He acts as a mentor for Matthijs de Ligt for the Netherlands, now it seems that the two will reunite at club level. Liverpool have emerged as a new club to sign the impressive Dutch defender De Ligt, with Virgil Van Dijk, the Champions League winning centre back already at Liverpool. The two of them together would certainly be up there as one of the best defensive duos in the World of football.
Netherlands gave Liverpool duo Virgil van Dijk and Georginio Wijnaldum a warm welcome after their Champions League win.
Netherlands boss Ronald Koeman says Lionel Messi remains the world's best player - but Virgil van Dijk has shown he is a winner
Probably the best central defender at the moment was very close to arriving in England much sooner than he did. Brighton wanted to sign him, but they could not afford the amount Groningen were asking for him.