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Robin van Persie

Robin van Persie

Clubs: Feyenoord, Arsenal FC, Manchester United FC

• As a teenager he won the UEFA Cup in his first full season at home-town club Feyenoord, producing a fine display in the final at De Kuip against Borussia Dortmund.

• Won the FA Cup in his first campaign at Arsenal, 2004/05, scoring twice in the semi-finals against Blackburn Rovers FC; reached the UEFA Champions League final the following season but had to settle for a place on the bench against FC Barcelona in Paris.

• An impressive FIFA World Cup in Germany followed, as he started all four matches and scored a spectacular free-kick against Ivory Coast.

• Was a key man for the Oranje at the start of UEFA EURO 2008 qualifying with four goals in three matches and returned from injury to score twice at the finals – against France and Romania.

• His 2009/10 season was wrecked by ankle ligament damage, sustained in a November friendly versus Italy; scored once, against Cameroon, in seven matches at the FIFA World Cup finals as the Netherlands finished runners-up to Spain.

• Finished as the 30-goal top scorer in the 2011/12 Premier League season, scoring hat-tricks against Chelsea FC and Blackburn, and was voted player of the year by the Football Writers' Association.

• Moved to Manchester United FC in the summer of 2012 and enjoyed an outstanding first season with the Red Devils, ending as the league's top scorer, and scoring a hat-trick against Aston Villa FC which confirmed a 20th Englilsh title for United, and a first Premier League crown for himself. 

UEFA honours
UEFA Champions League:
runner-up 2006
UEFA Cup: winner 2002

Last updated: 03/07/13 17.30CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 20/03/2014 01:05 CET
07.09.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundNetherlandsNetherlands2-0TurkeyTurkey9010
11.09.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundHungaryHungary1-4NetherlandsNetherlands4600
16.10.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundRomaniaRomania1-4NetherlandsNetherlands9010
06.02.2013Friendlies 2010-12First roundNetherlandsNetherlands1-1ItalyItaly4600
22.03.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundNetherlandsNetherlands3-0EstoniaEstonia9011
26.03.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundNetherlandsNetherlands4-0RomaniaRomania8621
08.06.2013Friendlies 2010-12First roundIndonesiaIndonesia0-0NetherlandsNetherlands4600
14.08.2013Friendlies 2010-12First roundPortugalPortugal1-1NetherlandsNetherlands5800
17.08.2013English Premier LeagueSwanseaSwansea1-4Man. UnitedMan. United8620
26.08.2013English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United0-0ChelseaChelsea9000
01.09.2013English Premier LeagueLiverpoolLiverpool1-0Man. UnitedMan. United9000
06.09.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundEstoniaEstonia2-2NetherlandsNetherlands9011
10.09.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundAndorraAndorra0-2NetherlandsNetherlands9020
14.09.2013English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United2-0Crystal PalaceCrystal Palace7910
17.09.2013UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageMan. UnitedMan. United4-2LeverkusenLeverkusen9010
28.09.2013English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United1-2West BromWest Brom3200
05.10.2013English Premier LeagueSunderlandSunderland1-2Man. UnitedMan. United9000
11.10.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundNetherlandsNetherlands8-1HungaryHungary6130
15.10.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundTurkeyTurkey0-2NetherlandsNetherlands4600
19.10.2013English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United1-1SouthamptonSouthampton9010
26.10.2013English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United3-2StokeStoke9011
02.11.2013English Premier LeagueFulhamFulham1-3Man. UnitedMan. United9011
05.11.2013UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageReal SociedadReal Sociedad0-0Man. UnitedMan. United2700
10.11.2013English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United1-0ArsenalArsenal8510
07.12.2013English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United0-1NewcastleNewcastle9000
10.12.2013UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageMan. UnitedMan. United1-0Shakhtar DonetskShakhtar Donetsk2701
28.01.2014English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United2-0CardiffCardiff6310
01.02.2014English Premier LeagueStokeStoke2-1Man. UnitedMan. United7810
09.02.2014English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United2-2FulhamFulham9010
12.02.2014English Premier LeagueArsenalArsenal0-0Man. UnitedMan. United9000
22.02.2014English Premier LeagueCrystal PalaceCrystal Palace0-2Man. UnitedMan. United8010
08.03.2014English Premier LeagueWest BromWest Brom0-3Man. UnitedMan. United6301
16.03.2014English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United0-3LiverpoolLiverpool9000
19.03.2014UEFA Champions LeagueRound of 16Man. UnitedMan. United3-0OlympiacosOlympiacos030

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

Nominee

General info

  • Name: Robin van Persie
  • Position: Forward
  • Date of birth (age): 06/08/1983 (30)
  • Country: Netherlands
  • Squad number: 20
  • Club: Man. United ( ENG)

  • Height: 183cm
  • Weight: 71kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2013/14
    • FIFA World Cup 2012/14

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Cup (Fourth Round)
    21/02/02: Rangers 1-1 Feyenoord
  • National team: UEFA European Under-16 Championship (Qualifying round)
    08/03/00: Netherlands 1-1 Turkey

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPGS
Netherlands2013
Netherlands U-2181
Netherlands U-1920
Netherlands U-1630
Total3314

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Arsenal5320
Man. United127
Feyenoord20
Total6727
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Feyenoord100
Total100
Last updated: 20/03/2014 01:05 CET
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