Virgil van Dijk Sends a Touching Message to Sadio Mane, who is injured and may not be able to participate in the 2022 World Cup, Cheers!
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Virgil van Dijk Sends a Touching Message to Sadio Mane, who is injured and may not be able to participate in the 2022 World Cup, Cheers! – Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk sent a touching message to Sadio Mane who is seriously injured and may not able to participate in the 2022 World Cup. Virgil van Dijk encourages Sadio Mane who did not go to Qatar even though he is register as a member of the Senegal national team.
Sadio Mane should face Virgil van Dijk because Senegal will face the Netherlands tomorrow Monday.
Virgil van Dijk and Sadio Mane are old teammates at Liverpool.
“Of course I’ve spoken to him,” said Virgil van Dijk, quoted from Mirror.
“I feel sad for him, first and foremost. I’m not happy about this and I’ve been in situations where I missed the Euros.”
Van Dijk is excited to be playing in his first World Cup at the age of 31. The Netherlands captain is looking to win his 50th game against Senegal in his first major tournament.
“I’m a confident captain and with the quality we have we can do well, but all we can think about at the moment is Senegal,” he said.
Mane, who is in second place in voting for this year’s Ballon d’Or award. Limped off the pitch after playing 20 minutes for his club Bayern Munich in their 2022/2023 German Bundesliga game against Werder Bremen earlier this week.
The 30-year-old striker has diagnosed with a right fibula injury and will undergo further tests in the coming days.
The former Liverpool star has become an important player for the Senegal national team. He scored the decisive goal from the penalty spot to seal Senegal’s 4-2 penalty shootout win against Egypt to win their first African Cup of Nations trophy in history in February 2022.
A few months later, Mane also helped bring Senegal to victory over Egypt in the Africa Zone 2022 World Cup Play-off.
Senegal itself is of course really hoping for a miracle, that the key player can recover in time for the opening match of the 2022 World Cup Group A on November 21 against the Netherlands. Before meeting the hosts Qatar and Ecuador.