The Dutch striker is known to be one of the fiercest modern strikers around. Robin currently plays for Manchester United. Before moving to Old Trafford, the footballer played for rivals, Arsenal. He started his football career with local club, Feyenoord.
The clinical finisher’s playing style is often likened to Dutch legend, Marco Van Basten. Van Persie has also had the distinct honor of being named Premier League Player of the Month 5 times! The striker is also the highest goal scorer of Netherlands.
For his national side, he has managed to win 91 caps and score 47 goals along the way. Robin has represented his country in 3 different editions of the World Cup; he was an omnipresent member in the 2006, 2010, and 2014 FIFA World Cup editions.
Listed below is Robin Van Persie’s salary history
Robin Van Persie Annual Salary in 2014 excluding bonuses = $20 million
Robin Van Persie Annual Salary in 2013 excluding bonuses = $20 million
Robin Van Persie Annual Salary in 2012 excluding bonuses = $5.8 million
Robin Van Persie Annual Salary in 2011 excluding bonuses = $5.8 million
Of course, when one plays at an exceptionally high level for one of the biggest clubs in the world, his services will always be sought after by several companies. Van Persie too, has had several lucrative sponsorship deals with some of the biggest companies and brands in the world. Some of them are Adidas, EA Sports, and Pepsi etc. He earned around $2 million from endorsement deals in 2013.
Over the years, Van Persie has made some expensive purchases as well. Some of the luxury cars he has splurged the cash on are the Porsche Cayenne Techart Magnum 2007, Porsche Panamera, BMW X5, Audi S5 and Range Rover Sport. The man is known to reside in a $19 million mansion in Manchester.