Today we remember Dutch striker Robin Van Persie. Our friend visited the Costa del Sol and our facilities repeatedly, the last in 2018 with the Feyenoord.
With his characteristic bowed legs and his speed to load the shot, the Dutch striker has been one of the most feared in world football for more than a decade.
Coming from the lower categories, he made the jump to the Feyenoord first team in 2001, turning 18 during that preseason. His great performance is worth him to jump in 2004 to Arsenal FC, at only 21 years old.
280 games at Arsenal over 8 seasons will make him a club legend. 135 goals and 55 assists will justify it.
In 2012 he will change Arsenal for Manchester United, where he will score 58 goals and deal 21 assists in 3 seasons.
Turkish football will reclaim him in 2015, where he will go for two seasons to play for Fenerbache SK. 36 goals in two seasons
In 2017 he will return to his home club, Feyenoord. After a first season with injury problems, in the 2018/19 season we performed a great role. 18 goals and 5 assists in 31 games at the age of 35 speak highly of his performance.
With the Netherlands national team, he has scored 17 goals in 39 games, which have helped the team achieve second place in 2010 and third place in 2014.
List of titles and trophies obtained by this area’s shark:
In England: 2013 league champion with Manchester United, best league footballer in 2012 with Arsenal, top scorer in the Premier League in 2012 and 2013, one FA Cup in 2005 and 3 Super Cups.
With Feyeneoord: a Cup, a Super Cup and a UEFA Cup.
We drop you a video with the best moments of this inimitable striker. It will take a long time to find a striker again with his talent and capabilities.