Rike Nootigedag is the better half of the Dutch football player Virgil van Dijk. He is famous for his excellent football skills. He plays for Liverpool club in the Premier League. Rike Nootigedagt has been constant in his life for over a decade now. And this article will tell you about her and her support for her husband.
Who is Rike Nootigedag?
Liverpool defender’s wife is from the Netherlands born on December 18 of 1991. the small village of Hoogkarspel has seen her brought up. It was located in the North Holland province. She has an education in physiotherapy in Amsterdam and done with a degree in 2014. Later on, she served the Netherlands as a physiotherapist and then shifted to the United Kingdom.
Rike and Virgil van Dijk Meeting
Both partners are known each other for quite some time before tying the knot in July 2019. They met each other in both’s teenage time. They are from the same school in their hometown of South Netherlands Breda. Virgil started playing for FC Groningen after few years before they started dating. Since then, they are inseparable, and now are parents of two children, son Nila and daughter Ayla.
Rike’s Role in Virgil van Dijk’s Career
We always hear about lady luck and it seems that Dijk is blessed with that throughout his career. Mrs. Dijk likes to follow up on her husband’s fitness and recovery from injuries. Her being a physiotherapist helped him to get recovery from his past injury and was with him through the rehabilitation process. She always supports her husband at his games and training sessions with her presence.
Rike and Virgil’s charity work
They also try to serve society with some philanthropic work. Just like they have started a foundation for a charity named Virgil van Dijk Foundation. It supports financially the underprivileged children of the Netherlands and the UK for sports facilities, education, and personal development programs.
The Dijk family likes to keep their personal life private. Social media handles rarely help to surf private information to the public. But also, Rike sometimes is spotted spending time with her family during her off-work time. One thing is sure their constant support for each other helps the two to experience a warm family and professional life. And we wish to see more progress in them both in the professional and personal world.
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