De Jong, who has played for AC Milan, Ajax and Manchester City, most recently played for Bundesliga side Mainz where he made 11 league appearances.
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Netherlands star De Jong avoided being sent off for the challenge but insisted there was no malice involved and that Alonso had the last laugh.
Nathan Ake scored two minutes from time for the Netherlands to grab a 1-1 draw with hosts Italy in a friendly in Turin on Monday.
Two attacking teams produced scintillating football in Stuttgart, earning the no.10 spot in Jayaditya Gupta's favourite World Cup moments.
With a couple of friendlies coming up, Netherlands invited a special guest along to their training camp on Monday.
While many of his Liverpool teammates head to Russia following the Champions League final, Wijnaldum is faced with two international friendlies.
It was penalty heartache again for England in the European Under-17 Championship as Steve Cooper's side were beaten by the Netherlands in the semis.
Prolific Sporting striker Bas Dost has announced his retirement from international football after just 18 caps for the Netherlands.
Young Netherlands star Justin Kluivert, the son of former Barcelona star Patrick Kluivert, said he is thrilled to have debuted with his national team.
Cristiano Ronaldo and Portugal suffered a 3-0 defeat to Netherlands in a friendly in Geneva, Switzerland, on Monday night.
One hundred England fans were arrested in Amsterdam on Friday after trouble ahead of a friendly against Netherlands.
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Jesse Lingard's goal gave England a win over the Dutch but victory won't hide their glaring flaws in midfield and defence.
England raised eyebrows with selections in the final game on foreign soil before heading to Russia, but they looked confident in victory.
Gullit, one of the country's greatest-ever players, has said the use of plastic pitches threatens an upturn in fortunes.
Koeman has a longstanding bond with the centre-half from their time together at Southampton and had little doubt about handing him the job.
Netherlands, within a penalty shootout of reaching a second successive World Cup final four years ago, begin new era under Ronald Koeman.
New Netherlands boss Ronald Koeman admits he was "crazy'' about football after being sacked by Everton, which is why he agreed to manage his country.
Ronald Koeman named five uncapped players in the Netherlands squad Friday for his first international game against England.
Kluivert, 18, who plays for Ajax, was one of seven players given a first call-up by former Southampton and Everton boss Koeman.