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Theo de Jong

Personal information
Full nameTheodorus Jacob de Jong
Playing positionManager (Former Midfielder)
Club information
Current clubSteel Azin F.C.

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Theodorus ("Theo") Jacob de Jong (born 11 August 1947 in Leeuwarden, Friesland) is a former Dutch footballer, and now coach.

During his career he played for NEC Nijmegen and Feyenoord Rotterdam. He earned 15 caps and scored 3 goals for the Netherlands national football 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. He later played 3 seasons in Hong Kong for Seiko.

Theo's son, Dave de Jong, is also a footballer.

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