Virgil van Dijk beats Sterling, Mane to win Football Supporters Association awards

Virgil van Dijk beats Sterling, Mane to win Football Supporters Association awards

- Virgil van Dijk has added another feather tn his cap as he wins the Football Supporters' Association best player

- Sadio Mane and Tottenham's Heung-Min Son completed the top three spots out of the 340,00 votes casted

- Leicester City Jamie Vardy and Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang were also on the list

Virgil van Dijk has been named men's player of the year by the Football Supporters' Association.

The Liverpool defender beat Manchester City's Raheem Sterling, teammate Sadio Mane and Tottenham's Heung-Min Son to the award.

Leicester City Jamie Vardy and Arsenal's Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang make the top five positions in the votes cast out of 340,000.

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Van Dijk wrapped up an outstanding 12 months, helping Jurgen Klopp's side win the Champions League and are currently unbeaten in the Premier League.

"I'm very grateful to win this trophy. It means a lot to me," Van Dijk said.

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The 28-year-old came second behind Barcelona star Lionel Messi in the 2019 Ballon D'Or award ceremony.

But the Netherlands international won the PFA Players' Player of the Year award for his performances last season.

Van Dijk is currently in Qatar with Liverpool for the Club World Cup as they will face Mexican side Monterrey.

And the Reds will keep a date with Brazilian side Flamengo or Saudi side Al-Hilal in the final on Saturday.

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