Liverpool and Dutch defender, Virgil van Dijk, has been named the UEFA Champions League Men’s Player of the Year.
Van Dijk defeated Juventus forward, Cristiano Ronaldo and Barcelona’s Lionel Messi.
The Dutchman had an impressive 2018/2019 campaign with the Reds, as they won the Champions League trophy and finished in second place in the Premier League behind Manchester City.
Dijk and club teammate, Alisson Berker also went home with the best defender and best goalkeeper awards.
Naija News reports that Liverpool currently leads the English Premier League table.