Robin van Persie Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 17 Jul, 2018
Facts of Robin van Persie
Date of Birth: 1983 , August-6
Age: 35 years old
Birth Nation: Netherlands
Height: 6 Feet 1 Inch
Name Robin van Persie
Birth Name Robin van Persie aka RvP
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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Dutch professional, Robin van Persie plays as a forward for Feyenoord and has played over 100 games for the Netherland national team.

He has earned over 100 caps and has scored 50 goals for the Netherlands, making him their top scorer of all time. He has represented his country at the 2006, 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cups, and the 2008 and 2012 UEFA European Championships.

Early Life Of Robin van Persie

Robin van Persie was born on 1983 August 6 at Rotterdam of Nation Netherlands.  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 in 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's Career

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 the 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.

Robin van Persie's Net Worth And Salary

Robin van Persie's net worth is $50 million at present. He earns an annual salary of $16 million from his successful playing career. Van Persie transferred to Manchester United on August 15, 2012, for $37 million.

Robin van Persie's Awards And Achievements

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 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's Personal Life

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.

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.

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