Robin van Persie


BornAugust 6, 1983

Height1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)




Robin van Persie is a Dutch professional footballer who currently plays for Feyenoord. Hailing from Rotterdam, Netherlands, he has also represented his country in the Netherlands International Team for more than 100 times. Born on 6 August 1983 he majorly plays as a Centre-Forward and other positions like Secondary Striker and Attacking Midfield.

Club Career

Robin started his youth career in 1997 from Excelsior when he was 5 years old and later joined Feyenoord in 1999 when he was 16. While he made his senior debut in 2001 season in the 2002 UEFA Cup Final, he left Feyenoord in 2004 when he signed a four-year deal with Arsenal and thus became part of Arsenal.

He has scored 55 goals in 280 appearances for the Arsenal FC and had a quite a good time at the club. He also won great honors being a part of this club which includes Player of the Month award for November 2005 in the 2005- 2006 season and later named BBC Sport Goal of the Month for September. He was also vice Captain for the 2011-2012 season On 15 August 2012 however Robin transferred to the Manchester United for a period of 2012–2015.

He had scored 21 goals in 105 appearances for the club. After Manchester United he became the part of Fenerbahçe for the period of 2015 to 2018 and scored 7 goals in 87 appearances. He presently plays for Feyenoord since 19 January 2018 and has also represented his country in the Netherlands National Team in various age group level like U17, U19 and U23.

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