The popular fan site United Zone tweeted a throwback to former Manchester United star Robin Van Persie scoring for Fenerbahce on his return to Old Trafford, prompting lots of reactions from supporters online.
The Netherlands legend tapped in a delightful poacher’s goal from a cross inside the penalty box and received a standing ovation from fans around the ground including his former boss Sir Alex Ferguson.
Throwback to when Robin van Persie scored on his return to Old Trafford with Fenerbahçe. Smile and applause from Sir Alex Ferguson and a standing ovation 👏🏼
What a moment. 🔴 #mufc
— United Zone (@ManUnitedZone_) March 16, 2020
After joining the club from rivals Arsenal for £27.63m, Van Persie enjoyed a fruitful spell with United, scoring a staggering 58 goals and registering 21 assists in 105 matches in all competitions for the Red Devils. He won the Premier League under Fergie in 2013 and finished the season as the leading goalscorer in the English top flight (Transfermarkt).
The Dutch goal machine netted an incredible 274 goals in over 500 appearances throughout his illustrious career, including 50 goals in 102 caps for the national team, before retiring last summer at the age of 35 (Transfermarkt).
Have a look at some of the best reactions down below…
What a striker i remember when he said “If i played with the 🐐 Fellaini i would have scored more goals and won more trophies” beautiful.
— MarouaneFellaini🔴 (@SexyFellaini16) March 16, 2020
What a moment. What a player.
— Harry Nannar (@hnannar1) March 16, 2020
Robin Van Perfect
— Silent_Assassin 🕷🕸 (@AWB29_) March 16, 2020
Class will always be class 👏
— 888untd (@888mUnited) March 16, 2020
I love this guy so much maan
— Ilyas (@manusiareguler) March 16, 2020
Miss this guy, RvP my guy
— Keith Tyga Boy 6 (@TygaKeith) March 16, 2020
Arsenal won’t appreciate this guy the way we did..man just played two seasons and became our legend
— Bruno + rashy + martial squad (@Asapscott10) March 16, 2020
United fans, do you miss Robin Van Persie? Would he feature in the starting lineup under Ole Gunnar Solskjaer? Drop us your thoughts in the comments section!
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