Ex-Man United and Arsenal star Robin Van Persie scores insane free-kick

Ex-Man United and Arsenal star Robin Van Persie scores insane free-kick

- Robin Van Persie had his most successful spells in football with Arsenal and Manchester United

- The 35-year-old has since announced he will retire from football at the end of the 2018/19 season

- He currently plays for his boyhood club, Feyenoord, in the Eredivisie after leaving Fenerbache

Former Arsenal and Manchester United star, Robin Van Persie, on Saturday, January 19 proved he still has it with a brilliant free-kick goal while in action for Feyenoord during an Eredivisie clash against PEC Zwolle.

The 35-year-old rolled back the years with an incredible free-kick in the 35th minute to restore parity for his boyhood club.

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Feyenoord found themselves a goal behind in the closely-contested match before Van Persie curled the ball to the back of the net.

The carefully spiraled free-kick left fans stunned as they took to social media to lionize the Premier League legend.

Van Persie's goal was, however, not enough to save his side from an embarrassing defeat as Feyenoord went on to concede two goals as the match finished 3-1 in favour of Zwolle.

The defeat now puts Feyenoord out of the Eredivisie title race as they sit third behind pacesetters Ajax and PSV Eindhoven.

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Van Persie started his professional career with Feyenoord before sealing a move to Premier League side, Arsenal, in 2004.

He established himself as a regular player under Arsene Wenger, with his heroics paying off in the latter years when he became club captain.

In 2012, he completed a stunning move to rivals, Manchester United, winning the Premier League title in his first season with the Red Devils.

He was later left to join Turkish side, Fenerbahçe, before returning to his boyhood club in January 2018 in Netherlands.

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He has since announced he will retire from football at the end of the ongoing 2018/19 campaign.

Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Arsenal boss, Unai Emery, has now revealed embattled midfielder Mesut Ozil was in line to start against Chelsea in the Gunners' 2-0 comfortable victory over rivals, Chelsea, at the Emirates.

Two second-half goals from Alexander Lacazette and Laurent Koscielny gifted the Gunners a crucial Premier League win on Saturday, January 19.

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