HomeFootballVan Dyck at the age of 20 he feared for his life and left a will
The Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk has told how 20 years of age was hospitalized with acute appendicitis that led to peritonitis and kidney infection that requires urgent surgical intervention.
— I saw only the pipe around. My body was broken, and there was nothing I could do. At that moment, the worst thoughts started coming into my head.
My life was in danger. My mother and I prayed and discussed the possible scenarios. I had to sign some documents, a kind of Testament. Nobody wanted to talk about it, but we had to. This may be the end. I spent 13 nights in hospital and it was very hard, I could not go, — said van dyke.