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Liverpool center-back Virgil van Dijk, widely regarded as one of the best in the business, suffered an ACL injury caused by a violent tackle from Everton goalkeeper Jordan Pickford in the Merseyside Derby in October 2020, which ruled him out for the remainder. of last season. .
Pickford managed to escape punishment for it due to a mistake by the referees, which referee Michael Oliver later admitted to himself, saying the English national team player should have been sent off.
The Dutchman returned to action ahead of the current campaign and he is proud to be where he is at the moment.
☺️ “I am very proud of myself”
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