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Elia dreaming big with the Netherlands

Published: Wednesday 2 June 2010, 17.18CET
Eljero Elia only broke into the Netherlands side in September, but having forced his way into the squad is expecting big things in South Africa:  "Now it is our time, and we have to do it."

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Published: Wednesday 2 June 2010, 17.18CET

Elia dreaming big with the Netherlands

Eljero Elia only broke into the Netherlands side in September, but having forced his way into the squad is expecting big things in South Africa:  "Now it is our time, and we have to do it."

Netherlands forward Eljero Elia only made his international debut in September, but after an impressive season at Hamburger SV the 23-year-old is already expecting big things at his first FIFA World Cup. Here he recalls his first goal for the Oranje, explains why Romário had such a big impact on his career and muses on the Netherlands' chances in South Africa. "Now it is our time, and we have to do it," he told UEFA.com.

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