Robin van Persie

Born: August 6, 1983 (age 34)

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
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A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Feyenoord striker Robin van Persie to play on for another season
Feyenoord announce that veteran forward Robin van Persie will play on at the Eredivisie club for at least another season.
May 15, 20:44
Robin van Persie for Arsenal
Arsene Wenger's top 10 Arsenal signings - #9
Sports Mole's countdown of Arsene Wenger's top 10 signings from his Arsenal career continues with number nine - Robin van Persie.
May 15, 08:00
Arsene Wenger watches on during the Europa League group game between Arsenal and Red Star Belgrade on November 2, 2017
Preview: CSKA Moscow vs. Arsenal - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of Thursday's Europa League last-eight clash between CSKA Moscow and Arsenal.
Apr 11, 11:55
Virgil van Dijk in action during the Premier League game between Swansea City and Liverpool on January 22, 2018
Virgil van Dijk named as Netherlands captain
New manager Ronald Koeman announces that Virgil van Dijk has been given the Netherlands captaincy ahead of the friendly with England.
Mar 22, 15:57
Interim England manager Gareth Southgate on the touchline during his side's World Cup qualifier against Scotland at Wembley on November 11, 2016
Preview: Netherlands vs. England - prediction, team news, lineups
Sports Mole provides predicted lineups, team news and a full match preview of Friday's friendly international between the Netherlands and England.
Mar 21, 11:40
Robin van Persie in action for Fenerbahce against Manchester United in the Europa League on October 20, 2016
Ronald Koeman not ruling out Netherlands recall for Robin van Persie
New Netherlands manager Ronald Koeman challenges Feyenoord striker Robin van Persie to remain fit and earn a place in his next squad.
Mar 19, 19:14
Robin van Persie in action for Fenerbahce against Manchester United in the Europa League on October 20, 2016
Robin van Persie: 'Arsene Wenger is the best manager in the world'
Former Arsenal forward Robin van Persie believes that long-time Gunners boss Arsene Wenger is "the best manager in the world".
Jan 24, 20:56
Robin van Persie in action for Fenerbahce against Manchester United in the Europa League on October 20, 2016
Robin van Persie: 'I want to be role model at Feyenoord'
Forward Robin van Persie says that he wants to become a role model at Feyenoord after completing a move back to his former club.
Jan 23, 18:58
Ryan Giggs pictured in 2013
Ryan Giggs: 'Alexis Sanchez a ready-made superstar for Manchester United'
Former Manchester United midfielder Ryan Giggs hails Alexis Sanchez as a "ready-made superstar" following his move to the Red Devils from Arsenal.
Jan 23, 12:07
Robin van Persie in action for Fenerbahce against Manchester United in the Europa League on October 20, 2016
Free agent Robin van Persie rejoins boyhood side Feyenoord
Feyenoord snap up free agent Robin van Persie, who made 78 appearances for the club during his first stint with the Dutch giants at the start of his career.
Jan 19, 18:57
Arsene Wenger pats Alexis Sanchez on the back during the Premier League game between Liverpool and Arsenal on August 27, 2017
Arsene Wenger: 'Alexis Sanchez, Robin van Persie exits not the same'
Arsene Wenger insists that selling Alexis Sanchez to Manchester United will be "less disappointing" than losing Robin van Persie to the same side in 2012.
Jan 19, 18:35
Robin van Persie in action for Fenerbahce against Manchester United in the Europa League on October 20, 2016
Former Manchester United striker Robin van Persie 'to rejoin Feyenoord'
Former Manchester United and Arsenal striker Robin van Persie is reportedly on his way back to boyhood club Feyenoord.
Jan 12, 19:32
Alexis Sanchez celebrates scoring his side's third during the Premier League game between Crystal Palace and Arsenal on December 28, 2017
Phil Neville: 'Alexis Sanchez for £25m would be an absolute snip'
Phil Neville believes that signing Alexis Sanchez for £25m would be an "absolute snip" for Manchester United.
Jan 11, 21:52
Olivier Giroud on his knees during the Europa League group game between Arsenal and Red Star Belgrade on November 2, 2017
Fenerbahce to move for Olivier Giroud?
Fenerbahce are reportedly preparing to make a bid for Arsenal striker Olivier Giroud.
Jan 3, 09:29
Oumar Niasse in action for Everton on October 1, 2017
Fenerbahce to make new offer for Everton forward Oumar Niasse?
Fenerbahce are reportedly ready to launch a new approach for Everton forward Oumar Niasse during the January transfer window.
Dec 6, 16:34
Javier Hernandez in action for West Ham United on August 1, 2017
David Moyes: 'No special treatment for Javier Hernandez'
New West Ham United manager David Moyes insists that former Manchester United forward Javier Hernandez will not be afforded special treatment.
Nov 12, 16:08
Arsenal's Mesut Ozil during the FA Cup final against Chelsea on May 27, 2017
Mesut Ozil to sign new Arsenal deal?
Mesut Ozil reportedly wants the number 10 shirt as one of his conditions for signing a new deal at Arsenal.
Nov 8, 09:38
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Robin van Persie to re-join Feyenoord?
Fenerbahce forward Robin van Persie could re-join Eredivisie side Feyenoord in the January transfer window, according to a report.
Oct 6, 15:35
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Robin van Persie, Oguzhan Ozyakup still refuse to speak to one another
Former Arsenal teammates Robin van Persie and Oguzhan Ozyakup still do not speak to each other following last year's dispute.
Oct 3, 11:46
Romelu Lukaku celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Manchester United and Everton on September 17, 2017
Jose Mourinho: 'Romelu Lukaku under no pressure to score goals'
Manchester United manager Jose Mourinho insists that he is putting no pressure on the shoulders of Romelu Lukaku to continue his fine scoring start to the season.
Sep 17, 21:16
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Robin van Persie denies claims his career is under threat due to injury
Fenerbahce forward Robin van Persie denies reports that his career is under threat due to a knee injury.
Sep 5, 15:10
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Fenerbahce striker Robin van Persie facing year on sidelines with knee injury?
Fenerbahce striker Robin van Persie is reportedly facing a year-long spell on the sidelines with a knee injury.
Sep 5, 12:28
Alexis Sanchez, aka Alexis, celebrates scoring the second during the Premier League game between Arsenal and Sunderland on May 16, 2017
Martin Keown: 'Arsene Wenger will want to keep Alexis Sanchez'
Former Arsenal defender Martin Keown is confident that Arsene Wenger wants to keep Alexis Sanchez at the club and will not sanction a move to a Premier League rival.
Jul 8, 20:40
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Robin van Persie emerges as Crystal Palace target?
Crystal Palace boss Frank de Boer reportedly shows an interest in signing fellow Dutchman Robin van Persie from Fenerbahce.
Jun 29, 12:56
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Report: Robin van Persie close to sealing Feyenoord return
Robin van Persie is reportedly closing in on a return to Feyenoord, 13 years after leaving the club for spells in the Premier League with Arsenal and Manchester United.
Jun 17, 15:09
Arsenal forward Lucas Perez in action during the EFL Cup clash with Reading at the Emirates Stadium on October 25, 2016
Arsenal striker Lucas Perez attracting interest from Turkey?
Fenerbahce and Galatasaray are reportedly interested in signing Arsenal forward Lucas Perez, who is keen to leave the Emirates Stadium.
Jun 17, 11:56
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Hebei China Fortune deny Robin van Persie approach
Hebei China Fortune deny making an approach for experienced forward Robin van Persie, who has just one year left on his deal at Fenerbahce.
Jun 6, 13:53
Arsenal manager Arsene Wenger during the Premier League match against Southampton on May 10, 2017
Preview: Arsenal vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole previews Tuesday night's Premier League clash between top-four hopefuls Arsenal and relegated Sunderland at the Emirates Stadium.
May 15, 18:05
Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil in action during his side's Champions League clash with Ludogorets Razgrad at the Emirates Stadium on October 19, 2016
Jose Mourinho ready to pounce for unsettled midfielder Mesut Ozil?
A report claims that Jose Mourinho is interested in a reunion with Mesut Ozil at Manchester United and will make an offer for the Arsenal midfielder this summer.
Apr 9, 10:09
Players fight after Sergio Aguero is sent off during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Chelsea on December 3, 2016
Preview: Chelsea vs. Manchester City
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's Premier League clash between title favourites Chelsea and top-four rivals Manchester City at Stamford Bridge.
Apr 4, 15:50
Mesut Ozil in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Arsenal on December 18, 2016
Fenerbahce to move for Arsenal star Mesut Ozil this summer?
Fenerbahce will reportedly try to lure Arsenal star Mesut Ozil to Turkey this summer.
Mar 22, 11:04
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Robin van Persie receives two-match ban for taunting former Arsenal teammate
Robin van Persie receives a two-match ban for taunting former Arsenal teammate Oguzhan Ozyakup while playing for Fenerbahce against Besiktas.
Feb 13, 16:13
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Jose Mourinho: 'Manchester United can no longer raid rivals for best players'
Jose Mourinho believes that the days of Manchester United raiding their Premier League title rivals for their best players are over.
Feb 5, 10:24
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Aaron Ramsey admits to being "starstruck" when signing for Arsenal
Arsenal midfielder Aaron Ramsey opens up on his early days at the Emirates Stadium, admitting that he struggled with nerves when first introducing himself.
Nov 9, 22:24
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Robin van Persie: 'My actual eye is undamaged'
Fenerbahce forward Robin van Persie says that he suffered a "little tear" to his eyelid on Sunday, but has not suffered any lasting damage to his eye.
Nov 7, 17:06
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Fenerbahce play down Robin van Persie 'blindness' fears
Fenerbahce say that Robin van Persie's "condition is good" after suggestions that the Dutchman could lose sight in one eye.
Nov 7, 10:54
Manchester United captain Wayne Rooney despairs as his side drop yet more points during their 1-1 draw with Stoke City at Old Trafford on October 2, 2016
Result: Manchester United slump to Fenerbahce defeat
Manchester United's hopes of qualifying from Group A of the Europa League suffer a major blow as they fall to a 2-1 defeat to Fenerbahce in Istanbul.
Nov 3, 19:59
Wayne Rooney applauds Manchester United supporters on September 24, 2016
Team News: Wayne Rooney returns as Zlatan Ibrahimovic is dropped
Wayne Rooney starts at centre-forward for Manchester United in Thursday's Europa League clash with Fenerbahce, while Zlatan Ibrahimovic is dropped to the bench.
Nov 3, 17:00
Paul Pogba and Jesse Lingard celebrate during the game between Manchester United and Leicester City on September 24, 2016
Result: Paul Pogba leads Manchester United's rout of Fenerbahce
Paul Pogba scores twice to help Manchester United on their way to a 4-1 win over Fenerbahce in the Europa League.
Oct 20, 21:56
A general shot of a Premier League football ahead of the Premier League clash between Everton and West Ham United at Goodison Park on October 30, 2016
Robin van Persie: 'I could still be at Manchester United'
Dutch forward Robin van Persie claims that he "could" have still been a Manchester United player had Sir Alex Ferguson not left the club.
Oct 20, 11:16

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