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Theo de Jong

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Theodorus Jacob de Jong (born 11 August 1947) is a Dutch former professional footballer and current coach of Nigerian Premier League club Ikorodu United F.C. During his career, he played for NEC Nijmegen and Feyenoord Rotterdam. He earned 15 caps and scored 3 goals for the Netherlands national team and played for them in the 1974 FIFA World Cup Final.De Jong was a member of the Feyenoord team that won the UEFA Cup in 1974, beating Tottenham Hotspur in the then two-legged final. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Theo de Jong has received more than 62,590 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 19 in 2019). Theo de Jong is the 1,395th most popular soccer player (up from 1,586th in 2019), the 538th most popular biography from Netherlands (down from 528th in 2019) and the 54th most popular Dutch Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Theo de Jong ranks 1,395 out of 16,880Before him are Lorenzo Insigne, Manuel Bento, Feliciano Rivilla, Theodor Wagner, Hidemaro Watanabe, and Jorge Olguín. After him are Pietro Arcari, Jacques Fatton, Stephan El Shaarawy, Píndaro de Carvalho Rodrigues, Juan Cuadrado, and Jozef Vengloš.

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Among people born in 1947, Theo de Jong ranks 328Before him are Geoffrey Hinton, Horst Blankenburg, Stephen Collins, Octavia E. Butler, Roy Raymond, and Joseph Daul. After him are Nobuo Kawakami, Wenche Myhre, Samuel Schmid, Lynn Anderson, Minnie Riperton, and Coline Serreau.

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In Netherlands

Among people born in Netherlands, Theo de Jong ranks 538 out of 1,427Before him are Ibrahim Afellay (1986), Pieter Bleeker (1819), Evert van Aelst (1602), Willem Marinus Dudok (1884), Dirk Jan de Geer (1870), and Badr Hari (1984). After him are Jan Wolkers (1925), Peter Aerts (1970), Björn Kuipers (1973), Bertus Aafjes (1914), Richard Witschge (1969), and Willem Johan Kolff (1911).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Netherlands

Among soccer players born in Netherlands, Theo de Jong ranks 54Before him are Dick van Dijk (1946), Roy Makaay (1975), Gerald Vanenburg (1964), Piet Schrijvers (1946), Georginio Wijnaldum (1990), and Ibrahim Afellay (1986). After him are Richard Witschge (1969), George Knobel (1922), Hakim Ziyech (1993), Michael Reiziger (1973), Gerrie Mühren (1946), and Adri van Tiggelen (1957).