Nigel de Jong News and Features
UEFA Champions League Barcelona's prodigy has done it, aged 17 years, one month and 10 days. These teenagers all netted goals in Europe’s top club competition post-1992, but how they did fare after?
The Big Interview Why is he called ‘The Lawnmower’? What was it like to be part of Manchester City's transformation? And has he spoken to Xabi Alonso since the 2010 World Cup Final? Your questions answered in July 2018...
Nigel de Jong Nigel de Jong has told FourFourTwo that the Irishman was among the players he loved watching the most while growing up
Nigel de Jong Nigel de Jong has told FourFourTwo he’s never reflected on his infamous kung-fu tackle from the 2010 World Cup Final with Alonso himself
FourFourTwo Get your hands on the new issue of FourFourTwo magazine – available in print or alternatively on iPad and iPhone – from Wednesday June 6
Lists From the yellow card of God to straight red cards, Amit Katwala on how World Cup history would be different if VAR had been available in the past
Nigel de Jong It seems Nigel de Jong had his fill of Turkey over the festive season, having sealed a switch from Galatasaray to Mainz on Friday.
Xabi Alonso Xabi Alonso has told FourFourTwo that his entire body was left shaking following Nigel de Jong’s ‘kung fu’ challenge into his chest during the 2010 World Cup Final.
Top 10 A quick peek at our run-down of football's worst tackles is enough for most to recoil in horror – well, unless your name is Harald Schumacher
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