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Robin van Persie Biography & Latest News

Robin van Persie Biography

Robin van Persie is a Dutch football player who plays as a striker for Manchester United and the Dutch national team. Van Persie was born in an artistic family; his mother Jose Ras is a painter and jewellery designer and his father Bob is a sculptor. A table tennis fan and a Twitter user, Robin is a youth product of Feyenoord. He has been used as a left-sided winger, but is at his best when he is playing as a centre-forward, alongside a target-man team-mate that he can form an effective partnership with. Van Persie inaugurated his career by joining Arsenal in the year 2004, and made more than 194 appearances and 96 goals for the club. He then signed a four-year contract with Manchester United in August 2012, where he made his first hat-trick against Southampton. As for his international career, he was a U-21 international and took part in the 2004 and 2006 European Championship qualifying as well the 2006 FIFA World Cup and UEFA Euro 2008. Additionally, van Persie played at the 2010 FIFA World Cup and UEFA Euro 2012.

Robin van Persie Latest News & Articles

Reports: Arsenal superstar wants to join Manchester United on a free 
Reports: Arsenal superstar wants to join Manchester United on a free 
This could be the worst thing to happen to Arsenal since Robin van Persie made the move to Manchester United half-a-decade ago.
Comparing Manchester United's current squad with their last title winning one
Comparing Manchester United's current squad with their last title winning one
Alex Ferguson's last season at Old Trafford saw them win a historic 20th league title.
Has Arsene Wenger lost the dressing room?
Has Arsene Wenger lost the dressing room?
On Sunday Arsenal were hammered 4-0 to Liverpool at Anfield resulting in a second consecutive Premier League defeat.
6 times Wenger said Arsenal wouldn't sell a player but sold him anyway
6 times Wenger said Arsenal wouldn't sell a player but sold him anyway
Arsene Wenger has gone against his word a number of times with respect to player transfers
Can Alexandre Lacazette provide the consistency that Arsenal have been missing?
Can Alexandre Lacazette provide the consistency that Arsenal have been missing?
Arsenal have missed a consistent threat after Henry scored over 20 league goals for five consecutive seasons at the club.
5 of the best bargain strikers in Premier League history
5 of the best bargain strikers in Premier League history
Romelu Lukaku might've cost 75m, but these five strikers were mega hits in the Premier League at bargain prices.
5 signings that could win Manchester City the Premier League
5 signings that could win Manchester City the Premier League
Here are the 5 players who solve problem positions, add depth and provide firepower for Pep Guardiola's City to win the league next season.
Top 5 Manchester United strikers after 2010
Top 5 Manchester United strikers after 2010
Manchester United have been privileged to be graced by numerous brilliant strikers in recent times.
5 repercussions for Arsenal and Arsene Wenger should Alexis Sanchez leave for Manchester City
5 repercussions for Arsenal and Arsene Wenger should Alexis Sanchez leave for Manchester City
If Alexis Sanchez moves to Manchester City, it'd be a case of dj vu all over again for Arsenal.
Can an elite striker win you the Premier League? An in-depth analysis
Can an elite striker win you the Premier League? An in-depth analysis
Did Robin Van Persie win the league for Man United? Could Harry Kane or Romelu Lukaku do the same for United and Chelsea today?
9 star players who should make a Premier League return
9 star players who should make a Premier League return
They made a name for themselves in the Premier League and some have unfinished business in England
5 famous foreign footballers you had no idea Indians played with
5 famous foreign footballers you had no idea Indians played with
A look at how India's football stars have mixed with their global counterparts in recent years.
Money talks: Europe's highest earning football stars
Money talks: Europe's highest earning football stars
Which players are the highest paid in each European league? Which club pays best? Find out here.
5 fantasy transfers which would shock the world this summer
5 fantasy transfers which would shock the world this summer
These are the 5 transfers that will shake up the hierarchy of the footballing world if they take place.
5 best individual performances in recent London derbies
5 best individual performances in recent London derbies
London derbies are fierce, heated competitions that bring out the best in the players.
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