- Van Persie declared Sportpersoonlijkheid of the Year
Van Persie declared Sportpersoonlijkheid of the Year
January 28, 2019 18:29
Robin van Persie is Monday in Arnhem, the netherlands by the Nederlandse Sport Pers (NSP) declared a Sportpersoonlijkheid of the Year. The Feyenoord striker received the award at Papendal from the hands of commentator Theo Reitsma.
The 35-year-old Van Persie stopped at the election, Tom Dumoulin and Epke zonderland will be behind him. He follows Annemiek van Vleuten, the price won last year. Previous winners are Sven Kramer (2016), Max Verstappen (2015) and Arjen Robben (2014).
“Impressive, we thought, what is this season for speaking out against all divisive sentiments and statements against Ajax. A rival of Feyenoord, certainly. But then on the field”, in the report of the jury of the NSP directors.