Nigel de Jong

Nigel de Jong

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Date of Birth November 30, 1984

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"Arsene Wenger would have been howled out of the arena" - Richard Keys defends statement that Arsenal over celebrated narrow win against Fulham "Arsene Wenger would have been howled out of the arena" - Richard Keys defends statement that Arsenal over celebrated narrow win against Fulham
"Arsene Wenger would have been howled out of the arena" - Richard Keys defends statement that Arsenal over celebrated narrow win against Fulham
“I am very excited about that” – Nigel de Jong admits he is ‘really pleased’ as player closes in on Manchester United exit “I am very excited about that” – Nigel de Jong admits he is ‘really pleased’ as player closes in on Manchester United exit
“I am very excited about that” – Nigel de Jong admits he is ‘really pleased’ as player closes in on Manchester United exit
"I don't see Manchester United finishing in fourth" - Nigel de Jong names the 2 Premier League sides that will battle for a top 4 spot this season "I don't see Manchester United finishing in fourth" - Nigel de Jong names the 2 Premier League sides that will battle for a top 4 spot this season
"I don't see Manchester United finishing in fourth" - Nigel de Jong names the 2 Premier League sides that will battle for a top 4 spot this season
"His numbers are insane" - Nigel de Jong picks his Ballon d'Or 2021 winner "His numbers are insane" - Nigel de Jong picks his Ballon d'Or 2021 winner
"His numbers are insane" - Nigel de Jong picks his Ballon d'Or 2021 winner
Champions League: What makes Ajax so good? Champions League: What makes Ajax so good?
Champions League: What makes Ajax so good?

Nigel de Jong: A Brief Biography

Nigel de Jong is a Dutch professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Italian Serie A club Milan and the Netherlands national football team. He joined the Ajax youth academy as a youngster and worked his way through the ranks to make the first team at age 17. He scored his first goal of his senior career on 18 February 2003 in a 1–1 draw against Arsenal in the Champions League. He became a first team regular the following season, in which Ajax won the Eredivisie title. On 26 January 2006, De Jong signed a four and a half year contract at German Bundesliga club Hamburg, the transfer fee approximately €1 million. In March 2006 De Jong scored the winning goal in Bayern Munich\'s first ever defeat at the Allianz Arena. On 21 January 2009, De Jong was signed to Manchester City on a four-and-a-half year contract, for an estimated fee of £18 million. He was named Man of the Match by Sky Sports in a 2–1 win over Chelsea on 5 December 2009. De Jong scored his first goal for Manchester City in a 2–1 victory against West Ham United on 1 May 2011. On 31 August 2012, De Jong joined Italian Serie A side Milan for £3.5 million rising to £5 million depending on appearances, signing a three-year deal.

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