Virgil Van Dijik, the 28 year old Liverpool defender wins the UEFA Men’s play of the year for the year 2018-19 on Thursday. He is the first ever defender and first ever premier League player to win this title.

              Van Dijik’s performance last season was phenomenal. He helped his club win against the spurs in the champions League finals.

Van Dijik awards and trophies 2018-19:
  1. UEFA champions League
  2. UEFA Super cup
  3. UEFA Men’s best player
  4. PFA Player of the year
  5. Liverpool fans ‘Player of the year’
  6. Liverpool players ‘Player of the year’
  7. Premier League team of the season
  8. Champions League team of the season

He made 59 appearances for club and country in 2018/19 campaign, and played more minutes than any other player.

UEFA Women’s Player of the Year: Lucy Bronze (Olympique Lyonnais)

Best players of the 2018/19 Champions League

  • Goalkeeper: Alisson Becker (Liverpool)

  • Defender: Virgil van Dijk (Liverpool)
  • Midfielder: Frenkie de Jong (Ajax)

  • Forward: Lionel Messi (Barcelona)

  • UEFA President’s Award: Eric Cantona