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Robin van Persie hits 300 career goals; four of his best strikes

Robin van Persie celebrates after scoring his 300th career goal during a KNVB Cup game for Feyenoord.
Robin van Persie returned to Feyenoord in January 2018.

Robin van Persie scored his 300th career goal on Wednesday as Feyenoord beat Willem II to reach the final of the KNVB Cup.

The former Arsenal and Manchester United striker is back at his hometown club following a career that has seen him win the Premier League, FA Cup, UEFA Cup and reach a World Cup with Netherlands.

Van Persie is also Netherlands' all-time top scorer and twice won the Premier League golden boot.

His career tally breaks down as follows:

Feyenoord - 24

Arsenal - 132

Manchester United...

 By Chris Wright

Feyenoord legend Dirk Kuyt completes fan's tattoo to mark title win

Dirk Kuyt cemented his legendary status at Feyenoord in fitting fashion last season by scoring a hat trick to secure the Dutch club's first league title since 1999 in his final game before retirement.

As a mark of respect, one Feyenoord fan decided to immortalise the momentous day by having Kuyt's face tattooed onto his thigh, along with an image of the Eredivisie trophy that the veteran striker helped to win.

As a final added bonus, the supporter finished off the piece by allowing Kuyt himself...

Shakhtar, Man City, Napoli, Feyenoord in Champions League Group F

Now that the Champions League draw has been completed, here's a preview for Group F. Who do you think will go through?

Predicted finish

1. Manchester City
2. Napoli
3. Feyenoord
4. Shakhtar Donetsk

Shakhtar Donetsk  

The team without a home thanks to the ongoing conflict in Ukraine, Shakhtar will play their home games Kharkiv, 150 miles north of Donetsk. That's an improvement on their last temporary base -- Lviv, 780 miles west, which is about the distance between London and Madrid. Their...


Trending: Feyenoord's Dirk Kuyt announces retirement, Moyes slams Wenger

Wednesday's latest stories from the world of football in ESPN FC's What's Trending...

FEYENOORD: Former Liverpool striker Dirk Kuyt has announced his retirement from football after winning the Eredivisie title at the weekend. He will remain with Feyenoord in an off the pitch role.

ARSENAL: Sunderland manager David Moyes says Arsene Wenger's comments on some Premier League teams "going on holiday" were an insult to football.

- Wenger has ruled out buying a goalkeeper this summer,...

Feyenoord's title win sums up the quiet brilliance of tireless, peerless Dirk Kuyt

Kuyt and Feyenoord captured the league title on Sunday and captured our hearts in the process.

On Sunday, Feyenoord ended their 18-year title drought with a 3-1 win over Heracles Almelo. They won via an emphatic close-range finish from a narrow angle, a neatly flicked header and a converted penalty. And all three goals to clinch a first Eredivisie title since 1999 came from one man: Dirk Kuyt.

In a year of European football that has seen a lot of business as usual, with Bayern running roughshod in Germany and Chelsea surging back to the top of the Premier League after a lost season, Feyenoord's...


Dirk Kuyt's son, Aidan, scores a superb goal for Quick Boys Katwijk

Dirk Kuyt, 37 in July, is still starring in the Dutch Eredivisie for league-leading Feyenoord and based on his seemingly ageless abilities, his son Aidan might be joining him in professional soccer sooner rather than later.

Like any proud dad, Dirk was taking in the weekend's game when his 5-year-old son busted out a goal for the ages playing for Quick Boys Katwijk -- the same club where Dirk got his start as a 5-year-old in 1985.