Robin van Persie considered making his comeback as a professional football player in the spring of 2019. It started to itch for the all-time top scorer of Orange after Vincent Kompany’s farewell match.
“A few months after my farewell at Feyenoord, I played Vincent Kompany’s farewell game in Manchester. There I played with Paul Scholes, Ryan Giggs, Michael Carrick, and that went really well. Everything on the right foot, those guys felt it wonderfully. I took part in the entire match and scored a nice goal “, says Van Persie Tiki Taka Touzani.
The next day, the former attacker of Feyenoord, Arsenal, Manchester United and Fenerbahçe received a call from the Belgian. “Vincent said he thought I played well, and I had a good feeling about it myself. I had cramps all over, but it felt really good. It took a few hours to make a comeback in my head. seated. “
In the end it did not come to that. “I discussed it at home with my wife Bouchra and she felt that I shouldn’t want it anymore. But of course she left me free in my choice. The day after, so the second day after the race, it didn’t feel so good anymore. in my body when I woke up. Then I decided not to do it “, laughs Van Persie, who is currently a forward coach at Feyenoord.