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Rio Ferdinand comments on Virgil Van Dijk and Vidic comparison

Rio Ferdinand comments on Virgil Van Dijk and Vidic comparison

Former Manchester United defender, Rio Ferdinand has weighed on what passes to be the biggest defender comparison in the Premier League history between Liverpool’s captain, Virgil Van Dijk and his former teammate, Nemanja Vidic.

Van Dijk is regarded as one of the best and the most complete central defender in present day football. Vidic was also classed amongst the best in his playing days at Manchester United.

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Rio Ferdinand however stood on the path of his former teammate, tagging him a better defender to Van Dijk, rivaling his countryman, Jamie Carragher who picked the Dutch defender.

“I see Carragher tweeted something about Van Dijk being better than Vidić. I think Torres scored three goals in 15 games against Vidić. It’s a myth.”

Nemanja Vidić in the PL:

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🎖️ The first defender to be named POTS

🎖️ The only defender to be named POTS twice

🎖️The highest win percentage of any defender with 200+ appearances

Football writer at AllSoccer. Graduate of Computer Science from Kenule Beeson Saro-Wiwa Polytechnic. Dreamt of becoming a footballer, find self writing about football.

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