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Van Persie: Next season I will be as good as Messi, Rooney and Ronaldo

Robin van Persie arrived in South Africa last night knowing he’s in the best form of his life.

He was Holland’s top ­scorer in the qualifying campaign and has been the star of their World Cup countdown friendlies.

Fitness worries about the ankle ligament damage he suffered in a friendly against Italy have ­disappeared.

Now the 26-year-old ­Arsenal star wants to prove his ability on the ultimate world stage and show ­Arsene Wenger was right to praise him to the skies.

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donb4449d ago

Persie is good. No doubt about that. What he says might be an over kill...

As good as Messi, must be considered a joke or lack of intelegence.

sokrates4449d ago

I dont like players who is telling how good theyre gonna be. Van Persie might be the best player in the world, but I dont like him telling before he reach the level. He might be, he might fail.

The Hunter4449d ago

If you read the Interview, he comment on his manager wich said he is even good as messi. Van Persie sees what his manager mean, but he cant agree with it, because his long injury.. But next season, he have a massive desire to make that level also!

The media blows this out, as always. Yes he is a inteligente player ;)

donb4448d ago

Thats a different story. I hope he will sucseed:)

bjhamblin084447d ago

Go van persie !

no more injury will hold you back next season !