Robin van Persie has the offer from Feyenoord to a final contest for him to organize repulsed. The 35-year-old Dutchman chose to be during the last league game for his home crowd, on Sunday 12 may against ADO Den Haag, to say goodbye to the fans.
“Wigan gave me a final contest offered. Although I that a very nice gesture, I’m going to not do it,” said Van Persie after the victory against AZ (2-1). “Something like that should suit you.”
The topschutter all-time Orange has friends, family, former coaches and plenty of other old acquaintances invited for the duel with ADO in The Cockpit. “First game play, and then somewhere with z’n all have dinner, that’s the idea.”
Because the KNVB, the penultimate round has been moved to Wednesday, may 15, to Ajax more peace in the busy programme with the cup final and the semi finals in the Champions League, is the thuisduel with ADO, however, no longer the last race of the season. That is now the away game against Fortuna Sittard.
“When I run the program a few weeks ago when picked up, I thought: nice, we finish at home against ADO. But that has now changed. I have a clear opinion about, but that does not matter. It’s already decided,” said Van Persie.
Robin van Persie is in the final against AZ replaced by Yassin Ayoub. (Photo: Pro Shots)
‘For us it was the maximum achievable’
The attacker gave Feyenoord with his hit in the 68th minute of the victory at AZ. This is the Team as good as sure of the third place. “I am pleased that we are now as good as certain third. For the play-offs, nobody is here at Feyenoord to wait.”
“This was for us 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 102-fold international was in the final against the Alkmaarders quite difficult. “In the final stage of the competition was an ordeal for me”, gave robin Van Persie against FOX Sports. “The cramps and the aches came back, if I’m honest.”
“That belongs to sport. Everyone is running between 10 and 12 kilometres in a match. That is just spicy.”
With three speelrondes ahead to the city’s inhabitants, seven points ahead of AZ. 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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