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2.- Virgil van Dijk

MADRID, SPAIN – JUNE 01: Virgil van Dijk of Liverpool lifts the Champions League Trophy following the UEFA Champions League Final between Tottenham Hotspur and Liverpool at Estadio Wanda Metropolitano on June 01, 2019 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Matthias Hangst/Getty Images)

The world is currently dominated by Dutch defenders, the biggest proof of this is Virgil van Dijk, who arrived last season at Liverpool for €86 million.

Nobody believed he would make a major impact, but his performances from last season were good enough to make him the best defender in the world.

There is even a conversation about Virgil getting the Ballon d’Or next season, which would be historic.