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Robin Van Persie: Net Worth, Stats, Biography & More

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August 6, 1983

Robin Van Persie is a professional football player who has played for some of the biggest clubs in Europe, including Arsenal, Manchester United, and Feyenoord. The Dutchman is a gifted goalscorer and is considered one of the best strikers of his generation. He has won numerous individual and team honors, including the Golden Boot at the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

There is something about the way he moves on the field that is both graceful and powerful. He seems to glide across the turf, effortlessly weaving his way through defenders. When he scores a goal, it is like poetry in motion.

Early life and career

Robin Van Persie was born on August 6, 1983, in Rotterdam, Netherlands. His father, Bob, was a professional footballer and his mother, Joselaen, was a homemaker. He has two older sisters, Lindy and Bianca. When he was five years old, his family moved to the town of Bedum.

Van Persie began playing football at a young age and joined SBV Excelsior's youth academy when he was seven years old. He played for Excelsior's under-19 team until 2001 when he was promoted to the senior team. He made his professional debut in May 2001 against Almere City FC and scored his first goal for the club in a 3-0 win over RBC Roosendaal.

Professional career

Robin Van Persie Playing
Robin Van Persie Playing

Robin Van Persie began his career with Feyenoord, where he won the 2002 UEFA Cup. He then moved to Arsenal, where he won the Premier League title in 2004 and was named the PFA Players' Player of the Year in 2004–05. In 2006, he moved to Manchester United, where he won the Premier League title in 2013 and was named captain of the team in 2014. Van Persie has also been successful at the international level, winning the FIFA World Cup with the Netherlands in 2010.


Van Persie began to win the 2002 UEFA Cup and was named to the UEFA Cup All-Star Team. He moved to Arsenal in 2004 for €17 million, where he won the FA Cup in 2005–06.

In his first season at Manchester United, Van Persie won the Premier League and was named the Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year. The following season, he scored 10 goals in the league before suffering a serious knee injury that kept him out for three months. After recovering, Van Persie helped United retain their title with 20 league goals, winning his second consecutive Premier League Golden Boot and being named Football Writers' Association Footballer of the Year. In 2014–15, he scored 12 league goals as United failed to regain its title.


In conclusion, Robin Van Persie is a world-renowned football player who has had an illustrious career. He has played for some of the biggest clubs in the world and has won many trophies. He is a player that is respected by his peers and is loved by fans all over the globe.

Full NameRobin van Persie
NicknameFlying dutchman, van pizzle, captain vantastic, van the man
Date of BirthAugust 6, 1983
Age Years
BirthplaceRotterdam, Netherlands
Home TownRotterdam
Educational Qualification-
SchoolLocal High School, titled as Thorbecke Voortgezet Onderwijs
College/ University-
Zodiac SignLeo ♌
ProfessionAssistant manager at Feyenoord 
Physical Stats
Height6 feet 0 inches (1.86 m)
Weight70 kg (154 lbs)
Hair ColorBlack
Eye ColorBrown
Color Red and Yellow
Foodoysters, doughnuts, raisins
BrandAdidas and Nike
PlayerDennis Bergkamp
HobbiesPlaying Tennis, Horse Riding
Family & Relationship
Marital StatusMarried
FatherBob van Persie
MotherJosé Ras van Persie
Spouse (Wife/ Husband)Bouchra van Persie (m. 2004)
Sister(s)Kiki van Persie, Lilly van Persie
ProfessionAssistant manager at Feyenoord 
Famous forhis excellent technique and ball control, intelligent positioning, and vision
Net Worth$50 million
Salary4.9 million EUR
Current ClubFeyenoord
Jersey No. (Club)-
Jersey No. (Country)-
Debut ClubFeyenoord (1999) 
Awards/ HonoursHonors
UEFA Cup: 2001–02
KNVB Cup: 2017–18; runner-up: 2002–03
Johan Cruyff Shield: 2018
FA Cup: 2004–05
FA Community Shield: 2004
UEFA Champions League runner-up: 2005–06
Football League Cup runner-up: 2010–11
Manchester United
Premier League: 2012–13
FA Community Shield: 2013
Turkish Cup runner-up: 2015–16
FIFA World Cup runner-up: 2010; third place: 2014
Dutch Football Talent of the Year: 2001–02
KNVB Best Young Talent Award: 2001–02
Premier League Player of the Month: November 2005, October 2009, October 2011, December 2012, April 2013
BBC Goal of the Month: September 2006, December 2008, December 2011, August 2012, April 2013
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Club & Team Info

(*Appearances: Apps)
Youth career
Senior career
2012–2015Manchester United8648
National team
2000Netherlands U176-
2001Netherlands U196-
2002–2005Netherlands U21121
2005–2017Netherlands 10250
Teams managed
2020–NowFeyenoord( Assistant Manager)--

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