The 34-year-old straatvoetballer, who grew up in the Rotterdam district of Kralingen, is Fenerbahçe and signed for a year and a half as the team of ex-team-mate Giovanni van Bronckhorst.
With the hashtag ‘#RVPISBACK brought Feyenoord the confirmation of the news that for quite some time in the Cockpit weergalmde: after almost fourteen years is Robin van Persie (34) back in the arms closed. “I came here as a small boy. This is a magnificent club”, said the attacker in a aankondigingsfilmpje.
In 1996, at the age of thirteen, closed Van Persie joined the volksclub from the South of Rotterdam, that he took over from city rivals Excelsior. Because of its creativity and great left leg was the 102-fold international has praised, a technique he had developed on the little squares in the district of Kralingen. Van Persie was destined for the top.
In the first of Feyenoord, he made his debut at the age of eighteen, three months later, he was the owner in February 2002, won the UEFA Cupfinale against Borussia Dortmund. Are bloom followed along with the rise of contemporaries , Wesley Sneijder (Ajax) and Arjen Robben (FC Groningen), to whose side he later, Orange the second and third place achieved at the world CHAMPIONSHIPS.
A star of international calibre was Van Persie at Arsenal under Arsène Wenger, thanks to the support of his mentors, Dennis Bergkamp and Thierry Henry. But prices were hardly conquered.
In 2012, moved the striker, after he topschutter was in the Premier League with thirty goals for the Gunners to Manchester United. Sir Alex Ferguson saw how the Dutch Mancunians immediately to the title resulted, so far in the last championship. With 26 hits was The Flying Dutchman, with beautiful goals and splitting actions, to the maximum of its possibilities.
In the summer of 2015, paid Fenerbahçe 6,65 million euro for the old hand. But a happy marriage was never with the Turkish club. A succession of injuries (in one and a half season missing RVP in 28 matches) and the age played him parties, which ensured that Van Persie at the beginning of January by the clubleiding – and especially its heavy financial contract – was ‘exempt from work’. But the move ran delay, by the laborious handling of its still half a year continuous commitment.
The expectation is that Van Persie, topschutter of all time with the Dutch national team with fifty goals, tomorrow in the clash for the competitieduel of Feyenoord from FC Utrecht. Coach Giovanni van Bronckhorst hopes that the old hand will be a hierarchy in the locker room can return, after the departure of figurehead Dirk Kuijt, which is a crucial pillar formed to the title last season. Only, there is still some reservation, because it is Van Persie fit enough to make his Feyenoord in tow to take?