How much is Dutch footballer Virgil van Dijk salary & contract? net worth, wife, children

Virgil Van Dijk is a Dutch footballer who currently serves as the centre-back for Liverpool in EPL. He is also the defender and captain of the Netherlands’ national team. He is one of the best defenders in the world of football. He is known for his leadership, agility, coordination and aerial ability. He is the only defender in the world who bagged UEFA Men’s Player of the Year. He started his professional career with Groningen. He made his international debut on October 10, 2015. Currently, he serves as the captain of the Netherlands football team. He and his team members named Noa Lang, Cody Gakpo, Memphis Depay, Steven Berwijn and other players of the Netherlands are all set to give their best in FIFA World Cup 2022, Qatar (70 days left). There are a lot more we’ll talk that includes Virgil van Dijk salary, net worth, wife, relationship, children and other details.

What is the Salary and Net worth of Virgil van Dijk? all the way he boosts his wealth

As of 2022, Dutch footballer, Virgil Van Dijk has an estimated net worth of $30 million. He has made most of his money from his football career and endorsement deals with major sports brands. Currently, features as the cover star of the champions edition of EA Sports FIFA Video Game, Furthermore, he is the brand ambassador of “NIKE”


Virgil Van Dijk signed a contract with Liverpool F.C. on a four-year, £75 million contract, with an annual average salary of £11 million. Van Dijk currently earns a base salary of £11.4 million in 2022, with a cap hit of £11 million.

His other major contracts include signing a £2.3 million deal with Celtic on 21st June 2013 and £13 million with Southampton.

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Virgil Van Dijk’s Salary over the years

  • 2016 – £4.1 million from Southampton
  • 2017 – £4.6 million from Liverpool F.C.
  • 2018 – £2.08 million from Southampton
  • 2019 – £9.3 million from Liverpool F.C.
  • 2020 – £9.3 million from Liverpool F.C.
  • 2021 – £11 million from Liverpool F.C.

His overall earnings over the seven seasons in EPL are estimated to be £61 million.

Virgil has appeared in numerous product advertisements and signed lucrative contracts with renowned companies like Nike and EA Sports. He served as the spokesperson for FIFA 20 by EA Sports in 2020.

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Car’s Collections

Van Dijk’s garage houses several luxurious cars like the Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG which has a cost price of $160,000, BMW 5 Series of $54,200, and a Range Rover Sport of $69,500.

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Virgil van Dijk with his Mercedes-Benz G63 AMG

His other cars are the Audi Q7 costing $54.950, the Ferrari 488 Spider which has a market price of $262,800, and the Land Rover Defender for $54,000.

Who is the wife of Virgil van Dijk? his relationship and infidelity, children

Virgil Van Dijk is a married man and is in a relationship with his wife Rike Nooitgedagt. The couple has been dating since their childhood days. Virgil and Rike had their first daughter in 2014 whom they named Nila van Dijk.

Virgil van Dijk wife Rike Nooitgedagt
Virgil van Dijk wife Rike Nooitgedagt
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The lovely pair officially married in 2017. He also has another child daughter named Jadi Van Dijk. Rike Nooitegedagt leads a very private life away from the eyes of the media. Professionally she worked as a sales manager but later quit her job to be with Dijk.

Cheating with Georgie Lyall

Rumors have it that Virgil offered money to sleep with Georgie Lyall. They were also photographed leaving a hotel after having some private time.

Virgil van Dijk and Georgie Lyall
Virgil van Dijk and Georgie Lyall

All this happened while Rike was due with a baby. However, later Georgie Lyall decided to end this fling and they both went their separate ways.

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Netherlands Captain Sucess Story and Journey to the FIFA World Cup 2022

Virgil Van Dijk made his career debut with Wilhem II and later moved to Groningen in 2010 on  a free transfer. He spent two seasons with the team appearing for 62 matches in which he scored a total of seven goals.

He signed a four-year deal with the Celtic on 21st June 2013 for £2.6 million and made his debut with the club on 17th August 2013.

Van Dijk later moved to Southampton signing a five year contract for £13 million. During the 2015-16 he was awarded the Southampton Player of the Season.

He moved to Southampton in 2015 before joining Liverpool in January 2018 for £75 million, a defender transfer record at the time. Van Dijk made back-to-back UEFA Champions League final appearances with Liverpool in 2018 and 2019, winning the latter.

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Captain of Netherlands

Virgil van Dijk was given the captaincy of Netherlands by manager Ronald Koeman on March 22, 2018, and his first game as captain was the following day’s 1-0 friendly loss to England at home.

In the UEFA Nations League on October 13, Dijk scored in a 3-0 victory over 2014 World Cup champions Germany. Later, he led his nation to the final, where they lost to Portugal by 1-0.

Following the announcement of his prostate cancer diagnosis, Louis van Gaal, the manager of the Netherlands, received praise from Virgil van Dijk, who wants to give him a World Cup he will “never forget.”

For the third time in his career, Van Gaal is in charge of the Dutch national team. He will leave his position after the World Cup in Qatar.

Take a look at his bio, parents, nationality & social media

Virgil Van Dijk was born on 8th July 1991 in Breda, Netherlands. The 31-years-old footballer is the son of father Ray Van Dyke and his mother is Hellen Fo Sieeuw. He is of Dutch nationality while his ethnicity is mixed belonging to both Dutch and Surinamese ancestry.

The Dutch athlete is on Instagram under the username @virgilvandijk where he has over 12.5 million followers. Similarly, his Twitter account is @VirgilvDijk which has 3.1 million followers. Virgil mostly posts photos of his games and practice sessions on his social media accounts.

Virgil Van Dijk is a tall footballer who has a height of 6 feet and 4 inches(193 cm) and his body weighs 102 kg(224 lb).

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