Virgil van Dijk names Lionel Messi as toughest opponent/Pokes fun at Andy Robertson & Jamie Carragher

Liverpool star Virgil van Dijk this evening held a Twitter Q&A with his followers, with the Dutchman having opened up on a whole host of interesting topics.

Football grinds to a halt

The COVID-19 outbreak has of course brought football across the globe almost to a complete standstill.

As things stand, all of Europe’s top leagues, along with both the Champions League and Europa League, have been postponed, with it currently unclear whether the remainder of the campaign will even be played out.

Van Dijk opens up

With a widespread lockdown also in full effect, many players have attempted to maintain their connection with fans through the use of social media.

Recent days have seen the likes of Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Karim Benzema host question & answer sessions on Instagram, both of which have since garnered plenty of attention.

And, as outlined above, the latest household name to have handed his followers the opportunity to have their most burning questions answered is Virgil van Dijk.

Liverpool stalwart van Dijk this evening opened his Twitter account to a Q&A, with a host of interesting takeaways having stemmed from the exchange.

Perhaps the answer set to produce the most widespread attention on the part of van Dijk, though, saw the Dutchman name Barcelona star Lionel Messi as the most difficult opponent whom he has ever faced:

The nod for the most difficult player to mark, though, went to Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero:

Van Dijk also took the opportunity to poke fun at Liverpool teammate Andy Robertson, along with Reds legend Jamie Carragher:

Some of the other highlights from van Dijk’s Q&A can be seen below:

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