Premier League Rivals Van Dijk, De Bruyne Spotted Together at Hype Party in Ibiza

Premier League Rivals Van Dijk, De Bruyne Spotted Together at Hype Party in Ibiza

  • Van Dijk and Kevin de Bruyne were spotted partying without a care in Ibiza
  • The pair are close friends, despite playing for arch-rivals in England’s top tier
  • In the video doing rounds online, the two can be seen hugging and laughing as they watch a set

Virgil Van Dijk and Kevin de Bruyne briefly went from rivals in the Premier League to party mates as they were spotted having a good time in Ibiza.

The pair put their club rivalry aside as footage emerged online on Saturday, July 2 showing the two partying together in Ibiza club Ushuaïa.

In the video, the pair can be seen laughing as Van Dijk hugged the Belgian in laughter as they watched a set.

Van Dijk, De Bruyne, Premier League
Kevin de Bruyne of Belgium, Virgil van Dijk of Holland during the UEFA Nations League match between Belgium v Holland at the King Baudouin Stadium on June 3, 2022. Photo by Eric Verhoeven.
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The sight of the two Premier League stars was certainly one for sore eyes, as it was delightful to see the pair in good terms after what was an emotionally draining season for both of them last term.

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Manchester City emerged as Premier League title winners for the second year in a row, but it was not an easy campaign for Pep Guardiola’s side as Liverpool were consistently breathing down their necks for a large chunk of the campaign.

It as in fact De Bruyne’s brilliance that largely help The Citizens get over the line in the title race last season. Some of his better performances involved a hat trick against Wolverhampton on May 12 to move his side on the brink of the title once again.

For Van Dijk, he was also integral at the heart of Liverpool’s defense as Liverpool only conceded 26 goals the entire campaign.

Friends who are rivals

As it turns out, De Bruyne is actually great friends with Van Dijk.

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Earlier in the year, De Bruyne opened up on his friendship with the towering Dutchman, revealing that their children schooled together.

"I know Virgil… me and Virgil see each other a lot," said De Bruyne as quoted on SportBible
"Our children go to the same school and they like to play together, so it was just a friendly chat."

Both players are now expected to return to their teams’ respective training camps in the coming days for pre-season preparations.

Source: Sports Brief News