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Gabriel Jesus became the first player dribbles past Virgil van Dijk

Gabriel Jesus vs Virgil van Dijk 2019/2020
Gabriel Jesus did something rather impressive, as he helped Man City beat Liverpool to win their second consecutive Community Shield. No player had managed to dribble past Virgil van Dijk for an incredible 519 days.
​Gabriel Jesus was the man to end that record, as he became the first player since Mikel Merino of ​Newcastle to successfully complete a dribble past the towering Dutch defender.
The moment of wizardry came in the second half, as Jesus brought the ball down on the halfway line, as the Dutchman dived in to make a challenge.
The Brazilian then neatly dragged the ball back and put it to the other side of Van Dijk, allowing him to attempt a dangerous through ball to ​Kevin de Bruyne, which he inadvertently overhit.
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Gabriel Fernando de Jesus (born 3 April 1997), commonly known as Gabriel Jesus (Portuguese pronunciation: [ɡabɾiˈew ʒɛˈzus]), is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Manchester City and the Brazil national team. Jesus began his career at Palmeiras. He was voted the... More