Loads of Liverpool fans have been heaping praise on Virgil van Dijk, as the Dutch international was named the PFA Player of the Month for November.
Liverpool continued to keep pace with Manchester City on Sunday, as the Reds left it late to beat Everton 1-0.
The dramatic late win was the seventeenth clean sheet the Reds have kept since van Dijk’s debut for the club, and the 27 year-old is the first centre back to win the award since 2013.
Van Dijk, who wore the armband for the Merseyside derby with Jordan Henderson suspended, played three Premier League matches in November, conceding just one goal.
He could have scored a hat trick in the 1-1 draw against Arsenal, and his organisation and leadership at the back was crucial to the wins over Fulham and Watford.
Defenders very rarely win these awards, and this could be the perfect boost of confidence the Dutchman needs heading into the busy winter period.
You can find some of the best Twitter reactions down below…
To put this into reference, the last CB to win it was in 2013. He’s THAT good. https://t.co/gvuFBehRfG
— kk (@goatsasf) December 3, 2018
Best centre back in the league
— nicole (@nicwhitaker__) December 3, 2018
Genuinely how good must you be to win these awards as a centre back. So rare.
— Don Kopleone (@donkopleone) December 3, 2018
Richly deserved by the big fella. What a difference Virgil has made to our team, and to my blood pressure, as I no longer experience palpitations and hot sweats whenever a high ball loops towards our penalty area. The hospital and my GP are delighted. #YNWA
— Owen Lowery (@OWLowery) December 3, 2018
Award him with captaincy
— Sam (@Sam_Gocher) December 3, 2018
Origi has already won December’s!!
— Ryan Scott (@ScottyLFC) December 3, 2018
Rolls Royce of a centre back
— Jay Doyle (@JayDoyle7) December 3, 2018
Best CB there is, the best there was, the best there ever will be.
— ? (@WinterSalah) December 3, 2018
As Rafa Benitez would say
“best defender in the league, FACT”
— Lee (@SNights97) December 3, 2018