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Virgil van Dijk denies lacking 'backbone' over One Love armband after Netherlands win at Qatar World Cup

Summary by Ground News
Netherlands beat Senegal 2-0 in their opening World Cup game. Harry Kane, Virgil van Dijk and Gareth Bale wore FIFA's No Discrimination armbands instead of One Love ones. Van Dijk said he would have loved to wear the band, but not at the expense of a yellow card.
Published 2 months ago

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'People say we don't have backbone' - Van Dijk on OneLove armband row

Netherlands captain Virgil van Dijk hits back at criticism of European teams for deciding not to wear the OneLove armband at the World Cup.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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Virgil van Dijk denies lacking ‘backbone’ over OneLove armband controversy

The Netherlands captain Virgil van Dijk has hit back at claims the Netherlands and other countries have been spineless in the anti-discrimination armband controversy

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Virgil van Dijk hits back at criticism for not wearing OneLove armband

The Dutch were one of seven European nations who planned to have their captains wearing the rainbow-coloured armbands in Qatar

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Virgil van Dijk angrily hits back at claim he has no backbone

Netherlands captain Virgil van Dijk has fired back at critics who have slammed the seven European nations who backtracked on plans to wear the 'OneLove' armband at the World Cup

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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‘People who say we don’t have a backbone, that’s not how it works’ – Virgil van Dijk hits back at ‘OneLove’ armband criticism

Virgil van Dijk has hit back at claims the Netherlands and other countries have been spineless in the anti-discrimination armband controversy.

2 months ago·Ireland
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Van Dijk explains decision not to wear 'OneLove' armband in first World Cup game

Liverpool defender Virgil van Dijk captained his country to victory in their opening World Cup fixture against Senegal

2 months ago·Liverpool, United Kingdom
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