Robin van Persie was born in Rotterdam Nederland. As a football player, he is known as The Flying Dutchman and famous for Feyenoord. The son of mother José Ras and father Rob van Persie, Robin van Persie’s star sign is Leo. Robin van Persie was encouraged by his parents to follow their footsteps as an artist, but he chose football. In 2004, he joined the Arsenal and became the football club captain at the age of 16. He won the FA Cup FA Community shield award during his first season in the London club. He is a five time Premiere League Player of the Month. In 2013, he was 11th in The Guardian’s 100 Best Football Players in the World. He has represented the Dutch in 2006, 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cup and the 2008 and 2012 UEFA Euro.