Virgil van Dijk, posing in front of the cameras with his couple


Virgil van Dijk recesses the controversy with Cristiano Ronaldo: "It was a prank"

Published:4/12/2019 - 14:37h

Updated:4/12/2019 - 14:37h

Virgil van Dijk raised the controversy in the social media when, before the Gala of the Golden Ball, asked him about Cristiano Ronaldo and seemed to despise him. Now he has recessed the tension

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One of the statements stood out of the Gala of the Balloon of Gold starred it Virgil go Dijk when, moments before it began the ceremony, questioned him by the absence of Cristiano Ronaldo and by his possibilities to conquer the prize. "Cristiano has not come, there is a rival less?", they asked him, to what the central Dutch answered like this: "Ah, but Cristiano had options?".

His words raised polvareda in the social networks, as it was to expect, and even one of the sisters of Cristiano Ronaldo posteó in Twitter the following, in reference to the Dutch: "where you go he already has gone 1000 times", referring to the big quantity of occasions in which 'CR7' has been nominated to the Balloon of Gold, without explaining the times that has won the prize.

Well, seeing the criticisms that has received through the social networks, especially of some followers that have accused him of fault of humility, Go Dijk has collected wire and has wanted to clear his words in Twitter, where has ensured that it did not have intention to be missing to the respect to Cristiano Ronaldo, but so only was a prank.

"Hello Piers, if you do not go in in the chaos of the social networks and listen the complete interview would have understood that it was a prank, respect to both (Cristiano Ronaldo and Leo Messi)", has answered Go Dijk to Piers Morgan, a British journalist that had put him to broth in the networks.

They go Dijk, in spite of everything, had reason

Sure enough, in any case, Cristiano Ronaldo did not have any option to win the award that finish carrying Leo Messi this Monday. In the final classification of the Balloon of Gold 2019, the forward luso has remained in third position, with 476 points, Virgil go Dijk has been second with 679 points, whereas Leo Messi has been the rewarded with so only seven points more than the defence of the Liverpool.

A lot of equality between the Argentinian and the Dutch, therefore, taking into account that they Go Dijk conquered the Champions League, arrived until the final of the UEFA Nations League and is valued like the best head office of the actuality. In spite of all his attainments did not cost him to surpass to 'The Flea', and possibly never more have the option to conquer the Balloon of Gold... Although it still is prompt to know it.

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