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WATCH: It's Another Nightmare Start For Brazil

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 07.12.2014 | Sports

Brazil hasn't stopped making the wrong kind of history. Coming off a demoralizing 7-1 loss to Germany in the semifinals of the 2014 World Cup, Bra...

Soccer Star's Grandpa Takes Meme To The Next Level

The Huffington Post | Ryan Grenoble | Posted 06.19.2014 | Good News

Judging by the grandfather of Dutch soccer star Robin Van Persie, talent runs in the family. After Van Persie scored a high-flying, last-minute hea...

World Cup Goal Glut Continues, Dynamic Dutch Duo of Robin and Robben, Spain's Maracanã Misery, and the Death of Tiki-Taka?

Ashley Jude Collie | Posted 08.19.2014 | Sports
Ashley Jude Collie

I previously observed that it's as if the spirit of "jogo bonito/beautiful football" has permeated this tournament and inspired the players to put on a show. And what a show it's been so far, only seven days in.

Netherlands Survives Australia's Golazo

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.18.2014 | Sports

When it comes to the World Cup, the unexpected is routine and few things comes easily. Anyone needing confirmation of those facts can consult the firs...

Defending World Cup Champions Demolished

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.14.2014 | Sports

It's not 2010 anymore. In a highly-anticipated rematch of the final of the 2010 World Cup, the Netherlands demolished defending champion Spain, 5-...

The Most Amazing Goal Of The World Cup May Have Already Happened

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 06.14.2014 | Sports

Robin Van Persie has set the bar high. He had to get pretty far off the ground to do it. Anyone who wants to score the most amazing goal of the 20...

Arsene Wenger's A Series Of Unfortunate Champions League Red Cards

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 03.11.2014 | Sports

Arsene Wenger has goals both modest and ambitious for his team's visit to Allianz Arena. In the latter category, the Arsenal manager believes his ...

Van Persie Blames United Teammates For Making It 'More Difficult'

Posted 02.26.2014 | Sports

By Robin van Persie believes his Manchester United teammates are making it "more difficult" for him to find space and admits he has been f...

WATCH: RVP Lifts United Past Arsenal

Posted 11.10.2013 | Sports

By Robin van Persie scored against his former club for the third game in a row as Manchester United edged Arsenal 1-0 at Old Trafford on S...

WATCH: RVP Golazo Opens United Season

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 08.17.2013 | Sports

Robin Van Persie made certain that the David Moyes Era got off to a flying start. The Manchester United striker opened the scoring against Swansea...

'Van Pursestrings' Trolls Piers Morgn

Posted 05.28.2013 | Sports

By Matt Yoder, Awful Announcing All year long, CNN host, Arsenal supporter, and former Fox Soccer contributor Piers Morgan has whined, complained, ...


Posted 04.22.2013 | Sports

By Manchester United has won the Premier League title after securing a 3-0 victory over Aston Villa at Old Trafford on Monday. It is ...

HIGHLIGHTS: RVP Lifts United Over City

Posted 12.10.2012 | Sports

By Wayne Veysey, MANCHESTER-- Robin van Persie’s injury-time free kick inspired Manchester United to a 3-2 win over Manchester City in a...

RVP Lifts United Over Liverpool

Posted 09.23.2012 | Sports

By Miles Chambers, Manchester United left Liverpool still looking for its first Premier League win of the season in an emotionally charged...

WATCH: RVP Nets Stunning First Goal For United

Posted 08.26.2012 | Sports

By Joe Doyle, Robin van Persie scored a breathtaking goal in his home debut against Fulham in a 3-2 win for Manchester United, and insists...

Everton Stun Manchester United In Opener

Posted 08.21.2012 | Sports

By Gill Clark, Manchester United's Premier League campaign got off to a difficult start at Goodison Park as Everton took all three points ...

Van Persie, Manchester United Agree On Deal

AP | Posted 10.17.2012 | Sports

MANCHESTER, England (AP) — Robin van Persie became the latest big-name player to slip from Arsenal's grasp when the Netherlands striker completed hi...

CNN Host Goes Off On Twitter Rant Against Favorite Team

The Huffington Post | Chris Greenberg | Posted 11.09.2012 | Sports

As is becoming a rite of summer, Arsenal has let another top talent leave the Emirates for greener pastures. The latest Gunner to change shirts is...

Manchester United Lands Star Striker From Rival

Posted 08.15.2012 | Sports

By Jordan Halford, Arsenal has confirmed that terms have been agreed with Premier League rival Manchester United for Dutch striker Robin V...

Are Arsenal Finally Ready To Sell RVP?

Posted 07.23.2012 | Sports

By Alex Young, Arsenal boss Arsene Wenger has hinted for the first time that that the club could sell Robin van Persie. The 28-year-old...

Will Arsenal Lose Yet Another Star?

Posted 07.05.2012 | Sports

By Arsenal captain Robin Van Persie has confirmed that he will not be signing a new contract at the club. Van Persie's future has long ...

RVP Named 'Player Of The Year'

Posted 04.23.2012 | Sports

By Arsenal striker Robin van Persie capped a magnificent 12 months after he was crowned PFA Player of the Year on Sunday and selected as a...

WATCH: Late Goals Shake Up EPL Title Race

AP | Posted 03.03.2012 | Sports

LONDON -- Chelsea lost to West Bromwich Albion for the first time since 1979 on Saturday when a 1-0 defeat left the Premier League powerhouse in dange...

Is Van Persie As Good As Messi?

AP | By JOHN LEICESTER | Posted 11.26.2011 | Sports

PARIS -- Robin van Persie was a better soccer player than Lionel Messi in 2011. Or are statistics which suggest that misleading? Either way, this is o...

The Top Five (Or So) Games of the World Cup

Oliver Haydock | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Oliver Haydock

The World Cup can be a little bit much for the average Amerian soccer fan. Best then to leave the television off, because the good people at ESPN are broadcasting all 64 World Cup games.