Netherlands forward Robin van Persie to retire at end of season
Netherlands forward Robin van Persie says he will retire from football at the end of the season.
Robin Van Persie of the Netherlands reacts after they lost 3-0 to Turkey during their Euro 2016 Group A qualifying soccer match at the Buyuksehir Torku Arena Stadium in Konya, Turkey, Sunday, Sept. 6, 2015. [Photo: AP]
The 35-year-old returned to Feyenoord in January, where he made his debut aged 17.
Van Persie, who had a spell in Turkey with Fenerbahce between leaving Manchester United and rejoining Feyenoord, told Dutch publication AD he had "lost the fun" before returning to his homeland.
He scored 50 goals in 102 appearances for the Netherlands national team.
During his time in England, Van Persie won the FA Cup with Arsenal and a Premier League title at Manchester United.