Nigel de Jong
Personal information
Date of birth : 30 November 1984
Age : 34
Place of birth : Amsterdam
Playing position : Midfielder
Eredivisie player
2002-2006 AFC Ajax
Netherlands player

Nigel de Jong is a Dutch professional footballer who played for Ajax and current member of the Dutch national team. De Jong plays as a right back and in midfield, usually with an attacking attitude.

De Jong went through the Ajax youth academy and in 2002 made his debut in the first team. He became a first team regular in the 2003/04 season, which coincided with Ajax winning the Eredivisie title. In the 2004–05 season, De Jong was named Ajax Player of the Season.

De Jong made ​​his Dutch national team debut in 2004. He represented the Netherlands at 2 European Championships (2008, 2012) and 2 World Championships (2010, 2014).