“I criticize Van Dijk, because he does so little. He is a very good player, but he has to take initiatives. He talks a lot but says nothing. He’s a captain, right? ». Strongly critical by Marco van Basten after the draw of the Netherlands against Ecuador (1-1)Virgil van Dijk (31 years old, 50 caps / 6 goals) the defender of the Liverpool Reds, answered him curtly on Voetbal International.
“I don’t think he’s ever positive, so what do you do? It’s easy to do analyzes from (the headquarters of NOS) in Hilversum. I can’t say that I had a fantastic match. That’s not what I mean at all. But I try to lead the team in the best possible way.”.