Nigel de Jong - Biography and Images

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Nigel de Jong – born 30 November 1984 – is a Dutch professional footballer who played as a defensive midfielder.

De Jong joined the Ajax youth academy as a youngster and worked his way through the ranks to make the first team at age 17.

Two years later, he made his international debut, and obtained 81 caps between 2004 and 2015, scoring one goal.

He took part at two European Championships and two editions of the FIFA World Cup with Netherlands, winning a World Cup runners-up medal in 2010, and a bronze medal at the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

In 2021, he served as a pundit for ITV’s coverage of Euro 2020.

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