Robin van Persie was in the final phase of the top match between Feyenoord and AZ quite difficult. The 35-year-old attacker, who, after this season his career ends, had to say quite a tough time.
“In the final stage of the competition was an ordeal for me”, gave robin Van Persie after the victory against AZ (2-1) at FOX Sports. “The cramps and the aches came back, if I’m honest.”
“But that belongs to top-level sport”, realized 102-fold Orange-international. “Everyone is running between 10 and 12 kilometres in a match. That is just spicy.”
Van Persie had the admittedly difficult in the final, but he crowned himself twenty minutes before time, also a matchwinner. He tapped in the first post is an announcement of Jeremiah St. Juste inside.
“It was a bit of a crazy ball, but I decided to take him outside to the left to address”, he described his goal. “It was a much smaller angle and more difficult to contact.”
Robin van Persie is in the final against AZ replaced by Yassin Ayoub. (Photo: Pro Shots)
‘For us it was the maximum achievable’
The victory is the Team is virtually certain of third place in the Premier league. With three speelrondes ahead to the city’s inhabitants, seven points ahead of AZ.
“For us it was in this phase, the maximum achievable”, realized Van Persie, who is against AZ six minutes before time was replaced by Yassin Ayoub. “It’s actually not congratulation worthy.”
The club continues the league next Wednesday with an away game against hekkensluiter NAC Breda. Then plays the team of coach Giovanni van Bronckhorst at home against ADO Den Haag (12 may), and against Fortuna Sittard (15 may).
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