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Robin van Persie Biography

Robin van Persie
  • Age: 34 years old
  • Birth Nation: Netherlands
  • Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
  • Name: Robin van Persie
  • Birth Name: Robin van Persie aka RvP
  • Nick Name:
  • Nationality: Dutch
  • Birth Place/City: Rotterdam
  • Profession: Football player
  • Working For: Manchester United, Netherlands national team
  • Salary: 12.2 million GBP
  • Weight in KG: 71kg
  • Married: Yes
  • Married to: Bouchra van Persie
  • Children: Shaqueel van Persie,Dina Layla van Persie
  • Online Presence: Facebook,Twitter,Wiki
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Robin van Persie aka RvP is the name of Dutch striker, born in 1983 August 6 at Rotterdam of Nation Netherlands. This 30 years old left footed striker cherishes the height of 188 cm and weight of 71 Kg. Bouchra van Persie is the name of his spouse. They got married in 2004. The couple has two children, a son, Shaqueel van Persie and a daughter Dina Layla van Persie. According to the statistics of 2013, the Salary of Robin van Persie is 12.2 million GBP. His current team is Manchester United F.C. He plays as a forward wearing squad number 20 in the team. Besides, he is also in the Netherlands National Football Team. He is the captain of this Dutch team playing as a forward.

Robin van Persie was brought up by his father after the divorce of his parents. He was very naughty and one of the misbehaved children in the school resulting the exclusion from the class almost daily. He was alleged to prison at several times in suspicion on different sexual issues even though he was proved to be innocent. Robin van Persie started his youth career playing at Excelsior in 1997-1999 and in Feyenoord from 1998-2001. From 2001, he started his professional career from the same club. He appeared in 61 matches scoring 15 goals for the team. In 2004, he joined the reputed club called Arsenal. Having played several matches and scoring several goals for the club, later in 2011, he became the captain of the club. In 2012, he joined the rival club of Arsenal, Manchester United. During his contract with Arsenal, he appeared in 194 games bagging 96 prominent goals for the team. He joined the Netherlands first National Football Team in 2005. For Netherlands, he has played in 82 matches scoring 41 goals for the Nation. Robin van Persie has played 56 matches from Manchester United until now bagging 37 goals.

RvP has won many awards and achievements in his name and for the clubs where he played and also for the country. He was awarded with the KNVB Best Young Talent Award: 2000-2001, Dutch Football Talent of the Year:2001-2002, Five times Premier League Player of the Month, Rotterdam Sportsman of the Year:2006, Five times BBC Goal of the Month, Four times Arsenal Top Goal Scorer, Two times Arsenal Player of the Year, Two times Arsenal Goal of the Season, UEFA Euro 2008 Bronze Boot, Three times Premier League Golden Boot Landmark Award,  Two times Premier League Golden Boot, PFA Players’ Player of the Year: 2011-2012 ,PFA Fan’s Player of the Year 2011-2012, Two times Premier League PFA Team of the Year, FWA Footballer of the Year, ESM Team of the Year: 2011-2012 and Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year 2012-2013.

Robin van Persie has got killer instinct in the game. He has got impressive ball control, heading and shooting skills and creativity in the game. However, his durability in the game is troubling him. He was suffered from different injuries at several times. This has affected in his work rate and speed as well. He stills needs to work on his vision and temper for better performance in the future.

  • Last modified : 31 May, 2014
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