Robin van Persie ended his wait for a first national soccer championship by scoring a hat trick to propel Manchester United to a record-extending 20th English league title.
Robin van Persie scored against his former club to help Manchester United beat 10-man Arsenal 2-1 to move into first place in English soccer’s Premier League.
Robin van Persie completed his move to Manchester United by signing a four-year contract, the English Premier League soccer club said on its website today.
Arsenal striker Robin van Persie will miss next week’s Champions League match at Barcelona after injuring his knee in the 2-1 League Cup final loss to Birmingham two days ago.
Robin van Persie is set to complete his move to Manchester United after Arsenal agreed on a fee for the sale of its captain, who said last month that he wouldn’t extend his contract with the London soccer team.
Robin van Persie, who led the Premier League with 30 goals last season, said he won’t sign a new contract with Arsenal, which wants him to see out the final year of his existing agreement.
The Netherlands rallied from a goal down to hand defending champion Spain a 5-1 mauling as Chile and Mexico also won at the 2014 soccer World Cup in Brazil.
"This is hard to explain and fantastic."
- Van Persie on Jun 13, 2014