World Cup 2010: Netherlands Midfielder Nigel De Jong Hails 'Weapon' Arjen Robben After Slovakia Knockout Win

Man City player believes Dutch star can win games on his own...
Netherlands midfielder Nigel De Jong has hailed winger Arjen Robben as a "weapon" after a starring role in Monday’s round-of-16 win of Slovakia.

Robben opened the scoring after 18 minutes with a clever cut inside and low shot from outside the penalty area and the 26-year-old was also involved in the build-up for the second Dutch goal as Wesley Sneijder put the game beyond doubt with just six minutes remaining.

"[Arjen] Robben is our weapon. He is a super player. He can decide games, but a lot of our squad can do this, also those who are sitting on the bench like [Elijero] Elia or [Ibrahim] Afellay, just to name a few," De Jong told reporters after the game.

“You could see today what [Robben] is able to do. There is not just talk about him, everybody can see what speed he has. If you’ve got so much tempo and quality, you know that you can [help] win the game"

The Netherlands will now face either Brazil or Chile in the quater-finals on July 2.

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