Nigel Gan is a dedicated Lazio fan from Singapore who is the author of ‘10,000 KM FOR YOU – The Travel Diary of a Football Fan: The Rome Derby’.
Written entirely in English, the novel focuses on Nigel’s adventurous journey to the Derby della Capitale between Lazio and Roma while also briefly touching upon both history of the club and how the rivalry between the Biancocelesti and Giallorossi kick-started back in 1927.
In June 2020, The Laziali collaborated with Nigel to release his book on the website, to allow Lazio supporters worldwide to view his work.
Below is the table of contents for his book, which can be accessed by clicking on each respective chapter.
- Chapter I: History & Rivalry
- Chapter II: Formello
- Chapter III: Piazza Della Libertà
- Chapter IV: Meeting Paolo Di Canio
- Chapter V: Derby Day
- Chapter VI: The Match
- Chapter VII: The Indonesians
- Chapter VIII: Derby in Jakarta
- Chapter IX: The Return
- Chapter X: Bisogna Vincere
- Chapter XI: Tension
‘10,000 KM FOR YOU II’ – The Adventure of a Crazy Poor Asian’ is the sequel to Nigel’s first novel.
The story begins in the city of Bandung, where Nigel joined up with the Indonesian Lazio fans to experience the emotions of living through the pulsating Rome Derby, together with the rival Roma supporters.
Laced with humor and passion, Nigel chronicles his amazing journey to the Eternal City, including an encounter with legendary Lazio striker, Giuseppe Signori.
Released on January 8, 2020, the eve of Lazio’s birthday, The Laziali once again partnered with Nigel to promote his work to Lazio supporters worldwide.