Robin van Persie

  • Date of birth : 06/08/1983
  • Position : Forward
  • Country : Netherlands Netherlands
 
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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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General info

  • Name: Robin van Persie
  • Position: Forward
  • Date of birth (Age): 06/08/1983 (31)
  • Country: Netherlands
  • Squad number: 20
  • Club: Man. United ( ENG)

  • Height: 183cm
  • Weight: 71kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA European Football Championship 2014/16

  • 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
Netherlands2113
Netherlands U-2181
Netherlands U-1920
Netherlands U-1630
Total3414

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Arsenal5320
Man. United127
Feyenoord20
Total6727
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Feyenoord100
Total100
Last updated: 10/09/2014 01:20 CET
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