Former Manchester United striker Robin van Persie showed why he was one of the best strikers to play in the Premier League during tonight’s testimonial match for Vincent Kompany.
Manchester City Legends host Premier League All-Stars at the Etihad and the latter have just taken a 2-1 lead, thanks to the Dutch centre-forward.
While everyone is watching to see what former players are keeping in shape, there’s a hint of irony about this testimonial match, with Vincent Kompany unable to play on the night due to injury.
Watch below as Van Persie links up brilliantly on the edge of the City box before striking for goal, as shown on Sky Sports Football.
Textbook Robin van Persie! 📕🎯
The Premier League All-Stars take the lead after some lovely play, how about that backheel from Tim Cahill…🤤
— Sky Sports Premier League (@SkySportsPL) September 11, 2019
We could do with a goalscorer like Robin at Old Trafford again.