This summer Eurosport is counting down the world's greatest footballers, as voted by our international network of journalists. We will reveal one player per day, culminating in the election of the first Ballon d'Eurosport on July 19.
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Robin van Persie's decision to depart Arsenal for Manchester United a year ago paid dividends when he helped Sir Alex Ferguson's side regain the Premier League from bitter rivals Manchester City last term.
It also satisfied the Dutch forward's personal craving for silverware.
Van Persie has pace, technique and finishingRead More »from Ballon d’Eurosport – No.5: Robin van Persie