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‘If you survive here, you’ll survive everywhere’ – the making of Gini Wijnaldum

‘Shootings, prostitutes and needles’ – the Liverpool midfielder’s brother, Giliano, and childhood friend David Mendes da Silva explain what it was like to grow up in Schiemond

There are no flowers any more and no remembrance plaque but David Mendes da Silva and Giliano Wijnaldum, the younger brother of the Liverpool midfielder Georginio, know exactly where to stop to point out the spot where Anthony Fernandes was killed. Fernandes was one of Georginio Wijnaldum’s best friends, but on 4 May 2012 his life ended on the Westkousdijk, his body riddled with bullets after a drugs-related dispute.

Related: Georginio Wijnaldum: ‘Klopp was interested in my personal life and that was good for me’

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