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Virgil van Dijk hits back at Piers Morgan comments over Ballon D’Or jibe

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Virgil van Dijk has responded to Piers Morgan over a joke about Cristiano Ronaldo.

Liverpool defender joked on Ronaldo when asked if Portuguese was an opponent for him for Ballon d’Or 2019.

When asked on how it feels not having one of his rivals at the ceremony, Van Dijk responded: “Was he a rival then?”

And TV personality Piers Morgan took to Twitter and wrote: “No.. Cristiano Ronaldo is a far greater player, you’re not in his league.”

To which Van Dijk replied: “Hi Piers, If you don’t jump on the social media bandwagon and would listen to the whole interview then you would know I made a joke, and only got respect for those 2”.

source – LiverpoolEcho

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