Watch Robin Van Persie’s reaction to being called a ‘P****’ by an Arsenal fan on TV. The incident happened on Sky’s ‘A League Of Their Own’.
Robin Van Persie was a huge star in North London. He was Arsenal’s talisman, their most prized possession and was unequivocally supported by the fans. But Van Persie had ambitions. He desired to win the Premier League and took his bags to Old Trafford to that end.
He finally succeeded in getting the Premier League winners medal around his neck and became the darling of Manchester United. His world at Arsenal however, had turned upside down. As loved as he was before, he became a figure that inspired hate at the Emirates.
The Dutchman tried to make amends with his previous club when he revealed that it was Arsenal who chose not to renew his contract. However, that has done little when it comes to how the fans at North London perceive him.
Watch Robin Van Persie’s reaction to being called a ‘P****’ by an Arsenal fan on TV
Persie, who is now a BT Sport pundit, recently made an appearance on Sky one’s quiz show, ‘A League Of Their Own’. He was joined by James Corden, Freddie Fleetwood, Laura Woods, Tony Bellew, Jamie Redknapp and Ranganathan on the latest episode.
Comedian, Romesh Ranganathan, an avid Arsenal Supporter, was teased by host James Corden, about the presence of Robin Van Persie.
“You must be excited, as an Arsenal fan, to be on the same show as one of Man United’s greatest ever strikers,” James Corden joked.
Ranganathan pauses for a second before he said:
“You’re a pr*ck, mate.” Before adding, “He’s a great player – I just hope he sticks around for the whole show. He’ll probably go to [BBC sports show] A Question of Sport in the ad break.”
Robin Van Persie took the jokes on his stride but you can see it on his face that the verbal attack, even as a quip, left him somewhat uncomfortable.
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