Former Arsenal and Manchester United striker Robin Van Persie has hanged up his boots from professional football, Van Persie who was born August 6th 1983 has decided now is the perfect time to say goodbye to professional football at the age of 35, Robin Van Persie is currently the all time top scorer at international level with Netherland netting a total of 50 goals to his already impressive goal tally at club level.
Announcement came after his side (Feyenoord’s Eredivisie) loss to ADO Den Haag on sunday’s 2-0 defeat. Not a desired way to retire for the Dutch Legend but notwithstanding Van Persie has a great career and we wish him success in his next challenge.
Robin Van Persie made his senior debut during the 2001–02 season in the Dutch League and went on to make a total apperance of 432 games majorly from his time at Arsenal and Manchester United, the prolific striker went on to score a total of 204 Goals.
Robin Van Persie became the Only player since 1966 to score with his left foot, right foot, head, as well as scoring from a free kick and a penalty kick in the 2014 World Cup.