Former Manchester United and Arsenal forward Robin van Persie has said he will retire from football at the end of the season.
Van Persie, 35, joined Arsenal from Feyenoord in 2004 and spent eight seasons with the North London side, winning an FA Cup before moving to United in 2012, where he helped guide the club to the Premier League title -- finishing the campaign as the leading goal scorer with 26.
And, in January 2018, he returned to Feyenoord following a two-and-a-half-year spell in Turkey with...
Robin van Persie scored to lead Feyenoord to a 3-0 Dutch Cup win over AZ Alkmaar on Sunday.
The former Man United and Arsenal striker, back with the first team he played for in his senior career, put his team up 2-0 in the 57th minute.
Nicolai Jorgensen scored in the first half and Jens Toornstra added a third in second-half stoppage time to help the fourth-placed team in the Eredivisie earn silverware in an otherwise disappointing campaign.
Fringe Socceroos goalkeeper Brad Jones will be hoping his clanger that gifted FC Twente a goal in the Dutch Eredivisie on Sunday does not ruin his World Cup chances.
The 36-year-old Feyenoord stopper was made to look foolish by attacker Adam Maher in Twente's equaliser.
With Feyenoord up 1-0 in the 22nd minute, Jones took possession from a back-pass deep in the box before attempting to pass to his defender only for Maher to intercept it and slot the ball into the net.