Robin van Persie is very happy that he Sunday with Feyenoord, his first Dutch award medal. The attacker contributed with a goal in the victory at AZ in the cup final.
“I’m so happy,” said Van Persie, who in 2002 won the UEFA Cup with Feyenoord. “Fifteen years ago I played with Feyenoord in a cup final against FC Utrecht. We got an incredible beating. Fortunately, we have now won.”
The 34-year-old Van Persie was nervous when on Sunday he woke up, he confessed. “But fortunately I have the balance between my nerves and excitement know how to win. And, score, I, right,” said the 102-fold-international, with a beautiful stiftje for a 2-0 led.
“Yes, I am very happy with it. We were already weeks with this final busy. In the league, it has not succeeded, but fortunately, we have the cup won.”
Feyenoord came against AZ on 1-0 by Nicolai Jörgensen. After peace scored robin Van Persie and certain Jens Toornstra the end position in the extra time on 3-0.