Van Persie: After the Premier League matches, the Champions League seemed to me "tradables"

17 May 2018, 17:58 | Football
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During his career, the Dutch striker managed to play in many teams, but the strongest clubs, whose colors represented Robin, were Arsenal and Manchester United.

According to Van Persie, the English Premier League is the most difficult tournament in which he participated.

"For many years I suffered pain, but it's not surprising. Football at the highest level can not do without victims, "said the 34-year-old forward.

"The years spent in the Premier League left their mark. After the Premier League matches, Champions League matches seemed to me to be "commodities". To my surprise, there you can run two or even three meters with the ball, and at the same time do not get a kick on the legs or a ".

"For example, against Swansea on the road like this was impossible. Such teams do not give you a meter ".

"Or Stoke City, whose stadium was wholly pierced by the whistling of the wind. I was always in the first team, and every time it was a real battle ".

"Field matches against Stoke City - the most difficult in the world. Such fights, in fact, bring you more harm than good, "- summed up van Persie.

Earlier it was reported that Van Persie extended the contract with Feyenoord.

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