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Van Persie wows kids beside EPL trophy in Rotterdam
by Samuel Charles, May 30th, 2013 3:28AM
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[VIDEO PICK: Magic Feet] Robin van Persie puts on a show against some awestruck youngsters with a couple other Dutch professionals at his own youth tournament after showing up with the Premier League trophy.

When van Persie left Arsenal last summer he chose the No. 20 at Manchester United because he intended to help the club win its 20th Premier League title. He did just that by scoring 26 EPL goals, several of which were both critical and spectacular.

After winning his first league title anywhere, the 29-year-old Dutchman brought the hardware to his RVP Tournament, with kids from ages 8-10. A few youngsters were lucky enough to play the role of the Washington Generals against the Harlem Globetrotters of van Persie, former Sparta Rotterdam man Karim Touzani and Dutch U-21 Tonny Vilhena of Feyenoord.

These kids won't ever forget the day they spent at the school of RVP …

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