29
Oct

Soccer stars get into the Halloween mood

Halloween is just a couple days away, and if you haven’t figured out a costume yet, well, you’re in luck.

Several soccer stars have already revealed what they’re being for the spookiest day of the year, and perhaps they can serve as inspiration for you.

Want to scare your friends silly? Just take a look at New England Revolution striker Juan Agudelo’s creepy outfit. As you can see by Charlie Davies’ reaction, this will do the trick (no pun intended):

Looking for something more pop culture related? Leave it to USA stars Alex Morgan and Sydney Leroux — who else? — to show you what’s hot in the streets right now:

Hilarious choice, but that twerk still looks like it could use some work, Alex. I mean Miley.

Of course, you can always go the vintage Halloween route. Check out Robin van Persie as Count Dracula! Too bad RVP didn’t strip on a Luis Suarez jersey along with it, that would have been truly epic.

12
Oct

Record breaker! Van Persie overtakes Dutch legend Kluivert

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Oranjeboom! Robin van Persie became the Netherlands’ all-time top scorer by scoring a hat-trick in the 8-1 annihilation of Hungary in Friday’s World Cup qualifier. Those three goals gave him 41 in an Oranje shirt,so who better to celebrate with than the man whose record you’ve just equaled?

Van Persie leapt into the awaiting arms of the Netherlands’ assistant manager Patrick Kluivert when he drew level with the former Dutch striker’s record of 40 goals with a great header from Arjen Robben’s cross to give his side a 4-0 lead. 

Van Persie then went one better when he latched on to Robben’s cushioned header for his third. This time RVP decided to celebrate with his teammates and leave PK to look on in admiration.     

10
Jul

In case you needed a reminder, Robin van Persie is pretty good at ball-kicking.

In this video shot for Rio Ferdinand’s magazine “5,” RVP shows off his skills, gives tips on how to execute the perfect free-kick, and answers questions about Manchester United, Sir Alex Ferguson, music, and his favorite footballers of all time.

Oh, and of course there’s a fun, little cross-bar challenge at the end. Because why not.

7
Jun

RvP and Rio Ferdinand ping pong battle for the ages

Believe it or not, Robin van Persie can do more than score incredible goals and terrorize Premier League defenders.

In a Manchester United “battle of the bats,” RVP takes on Rio Ferdinand in a very competitive game of ping pong, complete with entertaining commentary.

The Dutchman shows off some pretty solid skills, this is clearly not his first rodeo. He may have a promising future once he finishes this whole dominating the Premier League thing.

29
May

Despite what you may have heard, Robin Van Persie can do more than just score fantastic golazos (y’know, like this one!)

No, RVP is also quite nimble with his feet, and he showed off his best Neymar impression at his annual charity tournament in Rotterdam. Together with freestyler Soufiane Touzani and Feyenoord’s Tonny Vilhena, RVP tooled with a couple of youngsters at will, the three of them performing a dizzying display of keep-away at the childrens’ mercy.

5
May

RvP not switching numbers so fans don’t have to buy new kit

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Robin van Persie can do no wrong. He was recently given the offer to switch his jersey number and wear the #9 kit for Manchester United next season, but he has turned it down. Why?

He told the United Review:

"I don’t want to be harsh on the fans who have number 20 on their kit. I don’t want them to have to buy a new shirt."

Kudos to RVP for thinking of the fans first!