Liverpool fan Ben Price was surprised when an ordinary video call was interrupted by Virgil van Dijk.
The defender had listened to Price, a member of the LFC Foundation, tell his story about treating anxiety and realizing a dream of becoming a barber.
He was currently secluded in sheltered housing away from his pregnant girlfriend, so the club’s charity made a special phone call to cheer him up.
Virgil Van Dijk had a special surprise for Ben Price, member of the LFC Foundation, this week
The defender appeared on a video call, leaving the fan stunned as he spoke to the Dutchman
Van Dijk helped cheer up the fan who cut himself off from his pregnant girlfriend
“My legs are shaking! said the Reds fan as Van Dijk appeared on his screen.
“I just listened to you man,” said the defender.
“First of all congratulations of course because you’re going to be a dad, this is the most important thing, buddy.
“Enjoy every moment right now, it’s the most beautiful thing in life. “
Price recently quit his warehouse job to fulfill his dream of becoming a barber, but was forced to stop working two days before the government shutdown. However, Van Dijk had a few words of encouragement.
“I heard you want to be a barber and it’s a bit of a dream, a bit of your goal.
“So go ahead and maybe one day you could come to Melwood and cut the players’ hair, you never know! “
Price joked that he worried every time an opposition team attacked Liverpool, but did not panic now that the Reds had the Dutchman behind.
“I remember when you came for the first time and each time they attacked us, any team, I panicked and I have great anxiety as you can see”, he said. declared.
“But now I’m pretty scared about it. You’re like a brick wall, right?
Van Dijk said the team is trying to give back as much as possible to the fans who support them every week.
“When we go out on the field, the least we can do is give everything we have because you always give everything for us and I think that’s the beauty of football with the fans,” said half central.
“The support we have is incredible, it is something we will never take for granted.
“We know how important it is to you as fans, but to us it is the same feeling, how important you are to us.
“I think that’s why this season has been a success so far and I hope we can finish it when the time is right. “
Price joked that Van Dijk’s presence eased his anxiety when opposition teams attacked
Dutchman invited aspiring barber to Melwood to cut players’ hair
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