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Robin van Persie

Born: August 6, 1983 (age 38)

Height: 6' 0" (183cm)

Hometown: Rotterdam, Netherlands
Nationality: Netherlands Dutch

Position: Striker
Team: Fenerbahce (no. 9)
Manchester United's Robin van Persie celebrates scoring against Aston Villa on April 22, 2013.
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Career History
Youth1997-1999SBV Excelsior
1999-2001Feyenoord
Senior2001-2004Feyenoord
2004-2012Arsenal
2012-2015Manchester United
2015-Fenerbahce
International2005-Netherlands
Sports Mole has 2,668 articles about Robin van Persie. Articles 1 to 40:
Liverpool's Sadio Mane celebrates scoring their first goal with Mohamed Salah on October 16, 2021
Premier League 100 club: Sadio Mane joins list of centurions
After Sadio Mane netted his 100th Premier League goal at the weekend, Sports Mole looks at the exclusive club he has joined in reaching a century.
Oct 17, 18:50
Sadio Mane celebrates scoring for Liverpool against Crystal Palace on September 18, 2021
Result: Sadio Mane hits 100th Liverpool goal to set Jurgen Klopp's side on road to win
The 3-0 victory over Crystal Palace saw the Senegal forward score in nine consecutive games against the same opponent.
Sep 18, 17:04
Martin Odegaard warms up for Arsenal on April 3, 2021
Shirt numbers available to Martin Odegaard at Arsenal
Ahead of Martin Odegaard's expected move from Real Madrid to Arsenal, Sports Mole looks at the shirt numbers available to the Norway captain at the Emirates.
Aug 18, 14:41
Andy Murray in action at the Tokyo Olympics on July 28, 2021
Wednesday's sporting social: Van Persie's lookalike and Murray's left crushed
More praise for Team GB and Harry Kane turned 28.
Jul 28, 18:18
Manchester United's Robin van Persie scores against Aston Villa in 2013
On This Day: Man United confirm bid for Robin van Persie
The Dutchman won the Premier League title in his first season at Old Trafford.
Jul 20, 08:41
Chelsea's Hakim Ziyech celebrates scoring against Manchester City in the Premier League on May 8, 2021
Preview: Chelsea vs. Arsenal - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's Premier League clash between Chelsea and Arsenal, including predictions, team news and possible lineups.
May 10, 15:01
Arsenal's Emile Smith Rowe in action with Villarreal's Francis Coquelin in the Europa League on May 6, 2021
Where has it all gone wrong for Arsenal this season?
The Gunners have endured a torrid few weeks to bring tensions to boiling point.
May 7, 13:45
Legendary Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson pictured before the 1999 Treble Reunion Match on May 26, 2019
A look at the five most memorable Manchester derbies at the Etihad Stadium
Following United's impressive 2-0 win on Sunday, the Red Devils lead the head-to-head 9-7, with two draws between the sides.
Mar 7, 20:34
Vincent Kompany waves during his testimonial on September 11, 2019
A look at five memorable Manchester derbies at the Etihad Stadium
United lead the head-to-head 8-7, with two draws between the sides, ahead of Sunday's clash at City's home.
Mar 3, 16:49
Birmingham City's Obafemi Martins celebrates with Nikola Zigic after scoring during the Carling Cup final football match between Arsenal and Birmingham at the Wembley Stadium in London on February 27, 2011
On This Day: Birmingham stun Arsenal to win EFL Cup
The Gunners went into the game as strong favourites but were upset by Birmingham and Obafemi Martins.
Feb 27, 09:32
Liverpool forward Sadio Mane pictured in September 2020
How Liverpool could line up against Crystal Palace
Sports Mole looks at how Liverpool could line up for Saturday's Premier League showdown with Crystal Palace at Selhurst Park.
Dec 17, 18:05
Manchester United's Bruno Fernandes scores against Southampton in the Premier League on November 29, 2020
Bruno Fernandes equals Man United goalscoring record in win over Southampton
Bruno Fernandes becomes just the fourth Manchester United player to register in five successive away matches in the Premier League with his goal against Southampton.
Nov 29, 23:24
Manchester United's Fred celebrates scoring their fourth goal on February 27, 2020
Robin van Persie: 'Fred is hindering Harry Maguire'
Former Manchester United striker Robin van Persie questions whether Ole Gunnar Solskjaer is getting the most out of captain Harry Maguire.
Nov 5, 09:20
West Ham United celebrate Manuel Lanzini's equalizer against Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League on October 18, 2020
Five of English football's most famous late comebacks
Tottenham had led 3-0 at home until West Ham turned the game around in the last eight minutes.
Oct 18, 20:33
Patrice Evra pictured for Manchester United in 2013
Patrice Evra "sad and upset" at Man Utd chiefs for "blowing away legacy" of club
Chief transfer negotiator Matthew Judge and executive vice-chairman Ed Woodward were in Patrice Evra's firing line during a 20-minute monologue on Instagram.
Sep 21, 18:23
General view outside Arsenal's Emirates Stadium on August 12, 2018
Former Arsenal scout Francis Cagigao "very proud" of achievements at club
Francis Cagigao had been involved in the Gunners' scouting set-up for more than 23 years.
Sep 9, 07:14
Liverpool's Sadio Mane and Mohamed Salah celebrate a goal against Crystal Palace on June 24, 2020
Premier League Team of the Week - Anthony Martial, Mohamed Salah, Paul Pogba
Sports Mole selects its Premier League team of the week for the week Liverpool were crowned champions, including Mohamed Salah, Anthony Martial and Paul Pogba.
Jun 26, 09:15
Manchester United forward Anthony Martial celebrates scoring his hat-trick against Sheffield United on June 24, 2020
Nemanja Matic urges Anthony Martial to push on after maiden hat-trick
Anthony Martial can become an even better player following his hat-trick against Sheffield United, according to Manchester United teammate Nemanja Matic.
Jun 25, 09:34
Manchester United forward Anthony Martial celebrates scoring his hat-trick against Sheffield United on June 24, 2020
Result: Anthony Martial hat-trick fires Manchester United past Sheffield United
Ole Gunnar Solskjaer's side extended their unbeaten run to 13 games.
Jun 24, 20:09
Robin van Persie celebrates scoring for Arsenal in 2012
PFA Players' Player of the Year 2012: Robin van Persie
The Dutchman topped the Premier League scoring charts with 30 goals in 38 appearances in the 2011-12 season to help the Gunners to third spot.
Jun 14, 17:56
RB Leipzig forward Timo Werner pictured in January 2020
Timo Werner: A coup for Chelsea, but a costly mistake for Liverpool, Man United
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at why the signing of Timo Werner would be a huge coup for Chelsea, and a big mistake for Liverpool and Manchester United.
Jun 5, 13:32
Manchester United's Mason Greenwood celebrates scoring their fourth goal on March 12, 2020
Odion Ighalo compares Man United teammate Mason Greenwood to Robin van Persie
Odion Ighalo says that Mason Greenwood is developing similar playing traits to former Manchester United forward Robin van Persie.
Jun 4, 20:27
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger watches on during a Premier League clash with Huddersfield Town on May 13, 2018
Arsene Wenger's 10 greatest signings for Arsenal
To mark the anniversary of Arsene Wenger's final game as Arsenal manager, Sports Mole rounds up his greatest ever signings as Gunners boss.
May 13, 10:45
DavidMoyes pictured as Man Utd boss in October 2013
A look back at David Moyes's ill-fated Manchester United reign
Seven years to the day since David Moyes was announced as Sir Alex Ferguson's successor at Manchester United, Sports Mole looks back as his ill-fated 10-month reign.
May 9, 08:00
Legendary Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson pictured before the 1999 Treble Reunion Match on May 26, 2019
Sir Alex Ferguson's 10 greatest moments as Manchester United boss
Sports Mole picks out the 10 greatest moments from Sir Alex Ferguson's time as Manchester United boss.
May 8, 17:15
Manchester United's Robin van Persie scores against Aston Villa in 2013
Ranking the top 20 volleys in Premier League history
Sports Mole counts down the top 20 volleys in Premier League history on the anniversary of Robin van Persie's title-winning strike for Man Utd against Aston Villa.
Apr 22, 13:37
Luka Jovic in action for Real Madrid on September 25, 2019
Wednesday's Transfer Talk Update: Fabian, Luka Jovic, Diogo Dalot
Sports Mole rounds up the latest confirmed transfer news and speculation from across the footballing world.
Apr 22, 07:57
General view outside Arsenal's Emirates Stadium on August 12, 2018
Robin van Persie opens up on Arsenal exit
Former Netherlands international Robin van Persie reveals that he has regrets over the way in which he ended his Arsenal career in 2012.
Apr 21, 09:44
Inter Milan's Lautaro Martinez celebrates scoring their first goal against Borussia Dortmund on November 5, 2019
Tuesday's Transfer Talk Update: Lautaro Martinez, Hector Bellerin, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
Sports Mole rounds up the latest confirmed transfer news and speculation from across the footballing world.
Apr 7, 07:57
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba pictured on December 26, 2019
Robin van Persie criticises Man United for signing Paul Pogba, Alexis Sanchez
Former Manchester United striker Robin van Persie criticises the club's transfer policy, claiming that they have taken "gambles" with Paul Pogba and Alexis Sanchez.
Apr 6, 16:54
Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang pictured in Europa League action in February 2020
Bacary Sagna: 'Arsenal cannot afford to lose Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang'
Former Arsenal defender Bacary Sagna claims that the Gunners cannot afford to lose Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang this summer.
Apr 5, 23:07
Bacary Sagna during a Manchester City Champions League press conference in March 2017
Bacary Sagna admits he questioned Arsenal after Robin van Persie sale
Former Arsenal defender Bacary Sagna admits that he questioned the club's ambition to compete at the highest level after they sold Robin van Persie to Manchester United.
Apr 5, 15:31
Arsenal's Cesc Fabregas (R) celebrates with his team mate Bacary Sagna after scoring against AC Milan during their Champions League first knockout round, second leg soccer match at the San Siro stadium in Milan March 4, 2008
Bacary Sagna hits out at "harsh" Cesc Fabregas criticism of Arsenal teammates
Former Arsenal full-back Bacary Sagna hits back at ex-teammate Cesc Fabregas over claims that only two players were on his level during his time at the Gunners.
Apr 2, 22:29
Arsenal striker Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang pictured in Europa League action in February 2020
How Manchester United could line up with Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang
Sports Mole looks at how Manchester United could line up should Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang arrive at the club.
Mar 21, 11:56
Manchester City's Sergio Aguero celebrates scoring their third goal on August 31, 2019
All-time Premier League combined XI: Manchester United vs. Manchester City
Ahead of Sunday's Manchester derby, Sports Mole takes on the impossible task of choosing an all-time XI between Manchester United and Man City in the Premier League era.
Mar 7, 08:00
Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba pictured on December 26, 2019
Robin van Persie urges Paul Pogba to solve Manchester United problems
Robin van Persie feels that Manchester United midfielder Paul Pogba needs to hold honest discussions with the club regarding his best position.
Feb 26, 19:59
Arsenal's Gabriel Martinelli in action with Chelsea's Callum Hudson-Odoi on January 21, 2020
Robin van Persie labels Gabriel Martinelli as Arsenal's best young star
Robin van Persie labels Gabriel Martinelli as the Arsenal young player he is most excited about following a series of eye-catching performances.
Feb 20, 23:56
Manchester United's Bruno Fernandes reacts on February 1, 2020
Robin van Persie: 'Bruno Fernandes a joy to watch'
Robin van Persie calls Manchester United January signing Bruno Fernandes a "joy to watch" after his performance in United's 1-1 Europa League draw with Club Brugge.
Feb 20, 23:46
Bruno Fernandes warms up for Manchester United on February 1, 2020
Robin van Persie hails "unbelievable" Bruno Fernandes
Former Manchester United striker Robin van Persie hails Bruno Fernandes for the Portuguese's cameo against Club Brugge.
Feb 20, 21:11
Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger celebrates scoring the opening goal during his side's Premier League clash with Manchester United on October 20, 2018
Five memorable matches between Chelsea and Manchester United
The sides meet on Monday.
Feb 14, 12:32

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