Robin van Persie - International Appearances


The outstanding Dutch player, who scored 48 international goals in 95 matches, has entered the symbolic but exclusive circle of players with Two Score Goals for his national team. He holds the Dutch record of goals since October 11, 2013 (when he surpassed the total of Patrick Kluivert). All matches are friendlies unless stated otherwise.
Born:  5- 8-1983 in Rotterdam
Country:  Netherlands
Caps:	95	(W63-D18-L14 - GF199-GA72 - %75.79)
Goals:  48      (0.51 per match)
Age First Cap:	 21 yr 303 d	 4- 6-2005 vs. Romania 2-0
Age Last Cap:	 31 yr  69 d	13-10-2014 vs. Iceland 0-2
National Team Career:  9 yr 131 d


Cap     Date     Venue           Opponent       Score    Competition

  1    4- 6-05   Rotterdam       Romania         2-0     World Cup Qualifier
  2    8- 6-05   Helsinki        Finland         4-0     World Cup Qualifier
  3   17- 8-05   Rotterdam       Germany         2-2
  4    3- 9-05   Yerevan         Armenia         1-0     World Cup Qualifier
  5    7- 9-05   Eindhoven       Andorra         4-0     World Cup Qualifier
  6    8-10-05   Praha           Czech Republic  2-0     World Cup Qualifier
  7   12-10-05   Amsterdam       Macedonia       0-0     World Cup Qualifier
  8   27- 5-06   Rotterdam       Cameroon        1-0
  9    1- 6-06   Eindhoven       Mexico          2-1          
 10    4- 6-06   Rotterdam       Australia       1-1
 11   11- 6-06   Leipzig         Serbia-Monten.  1-0     World Cup
 12   16- 6-06   Stuttgart       Ivory Coast     2-1     World Cup
 13   21- 6-06   Frankfurt       Argentina       0-0     World Cup
 14   25- 6-06   Nrnberg        Portugal        0-1     World Cup
 15   16- 8-06   Dublin          Ireland         4-0
 16    2- 9-06   Luxembourg      Luxembourg      1-0     European Champ. Qual.
 17    6- 9-06   Eindhoven       Belarus         3-0     European Champ. Qual.
 18    7-10-06   Sofia           Bulgaria        1-1     European Champ. Qual.
 19   11-10-06   Amsterdam       Albania         2-1     European Champ. Qual.
 20   22- 8-07   Genve          Switzerland     1-2
 21    8- 9-07   Amsterdam       Bulgaria        2-0     European Champ. Qual.
 22   12- 9-07   Tiran          Albania         1-0     European Champ. Qual.
 23   17-10-07   Eindhoven       Slovenia        2-0     European Champ. Qual.
 24   26- 3-08   Wien            Austria         4-3
 25    9- 6-08   Bern            Italy           3-0     European Championship
 26   13- 6-08   Bern            France          4-1     European Championship
 27   17- 6-08   Bern            Romania         2-0     European Championship
 28   21- 6-08   Basel           Russia          1-3 aet European Championship
 29   20- 8-08   Moskva          Russia          1-1
 30    6- 9-08   Eindhoven       Australia       1-2
 31   10- 9-08   Skopje          Macedonia       2-1     World Cup Qualifier
 32   15-10-08   Oslo            Norway          1-0     World Cup Qualifier
 33   19-11-08   Amsterdam       Sweden          3-1
 34   11- 2-09   Rads           Tunisia         1-1 
 35   28- 3-09   Amsterdam       Scotland        3-0     World Cup Qualifier
 36    6- 6-09   Reykjavk       Iceland         2-1     World Cup Qualifier
 37   10- 6-09   Rotterdam       Norway          2-0     World Cup Qualifier
 38   12- 8-09   Amsterdam       England         2-2  
 39    5- 9-09   Enschede        Japan           3-0
 40    9- 9-09   Glasgow         Scotland        1-0     World Cup Qualifier
 41   14-11-09   Pescara         Italy           0-0
 42   26- 5-10   Freiburg im Br. Mexico          2-1 
 43    1- 6-10   Rotterdam       Ghana           4-1
 44    5- 6-10   Amsterdam       Hungary         6-1
 45   14- 6-10   Johannesburg    Denmark         2-0     World Cup
 46   19- 6-10   Durban          Japan           1-0     World Cup
 47   24- 6-10   Cape Town       Cameroon        2-1     World Cup
 48   28- 6-10   Durban          Slovakia        2-1     World Cup
 49    2- 7-10   Port Elizabeth  Brazil          2-1     World Cup
 50    6- 7-10   Cape Town       Uruguay         3-2     World Cup
 51   11- 7-10   Johannesburg    Spain           0-1 aet World Cup
 52   17-11-10   Amsterdam       Turkey          1-0
 53   25- 3-11   Budapest        Hungary         4-0     European Champ. Qual. 
 54   29- 3-11   Amsterdam       Hungary         5-3     European Champ. Qual.  
 55    4- 6-11   Goinia         Brazil          0-0
 56    8- 6-11   Montevideo      Uruguay         1-1 [1] Copa Fraternidad
 57    2- 9-11   Eindhoven       San Marino     11-0     European Champ. Qual.  
 58    6- 9-11   Helsinki        Finland         2-0     European Champ. Qual.  
 59    7-10-11   Rotterdam       Moldova         1-0     European Champ. Qual.  
 60   11-10-11   Solna           Sweden          2-3     European Champ. Qual.  
 61   11-11-11   Amsterdam       Switzerland     0-0
 62   29- 2-12   London          England         3-2
 63   26- 5-12   Amsterdam       Bulgaria        1-2
 64   30- 5-12   Rotterdam       Slovakia        2-0
 65    2- 6-12   Amsterdam       N. Ireland      6-0
 66    9- 6-12   Kharkiv         Denmark         0-1     European Championship
 67   13- 6-12   Kharkiv         Germany         1-2     European Championship
 68   17- 6-12   Kharkiv         Portugal        1-2     European Championship
 69    7- 9-12   Amsterdam       Turkey          2-0     World Cup Qualifier
 70   11- 9-12   Budapest        Hungary         4-1     World Cup Qualifier
 71   16-10-12   Bucuresti       Romania         4-1     World Cup Qualifier
 72    6- 2-13   Amsterdam       Italy           1-1
 73   22- 3-13   Amsterdam       Estonia         3-0     World Cup Qualifier
 74   26- 3-13   Amsterdam       Romania         4-0     World Cup Qualifier
 75    7- 6-13   Jakarta         Indonesia       3-0
 76   11- 6-13   Beijing         China           2-0
 77   14- 8-13   Faro            Portugal        1-1
 78    6- 9-13   Tallinn         Estonia         2-2     World Cup Qualifier
 79   10- 9-13   Andorra la V.   Andorra         2-0     World Cup Qualifier
 80   11-10-13   Amsterdam       Hungary         8-1     World Cup Qualifier
 81   15-10-13   Istanbul        Turkey          2-0     World Cup Qualifier
 82    5- 3-14   Paris           France          0-2
 83   17- 5-14   Amsterdam       Ecuador         1-1
 84   31- 5-14   Rotterdam       Ghana           1-0
 85    4- 6-14   Amsterdam       Wales           2-0
 86   13- 6-14   Salvador        Spain           5-1     World Cup
 87   18- 6-14   Porto Alegre    Australia       3-2     World Cup
 88   29- 6-14   Fortaleza       Mexico          2-1     World Cup
 89    5- 7-14   Salvador        Costa Rica      0-0 [2] World Cup
 90    9- 7-14   So Paulo       Argentina       0-0 [3] World Cup
 91   12- 7-14   Braslia        Brazil          3-0     World Cup
 92    4- 9-14   Bari            Italy           0-2
 93    9- 9-14   Praha           Czech Republic  1-2     European Champ. Qual.  
 94   10-10-14   Amsterdam       Kazakhstan      3-1     European Champ. Qual.  
 95   13-10-14   Reykjavk       Iceland         0-2     European Champ. Qual.  

[1] Netherlands lost 3-4 on penalties (no extra time played)
[2] Netherlands won 4-3 on penalties
[3] Netherlands lost 2-4 on penalties

Total Record
 
    GP    GW   GD   GL   GF  GA     Pts  Percentage
    95    63   18   14  199- 72     144      75.79


Types of Matches and Goals

                      Goals Matches
Friendlies        	15   33
World Cup Qualifier	13   21  [2006:1/6; 2010:1/6; 2014:11/9]
World Cup         	 6   17  [2006:1/4; 2010:1/7; 2014:4/6]
European Champ. Qual.   11   16  [2008:4/7; 2012:6/6; 2016:1/3]
European Championship    3    7  [2008:2/4; 2012:1/3]
Other Tournaments        0    1

Total                	48   95

Goals

Cap  2    1 goal
Cap 12    1 goal
Cap 15    1 goal
Cap 17    2 goals
Cap 18    1 goal
Cap 19    1 goal
Cap 26    1 goal
Cap 27    1 goal
Cap 29    1 goal
Cap 33    2 goals
Cap 35    1 goal
Cap 39    1 goal
Cap 42    2 goals
Cap 43    1 goal
Cap 44    1 goal
Cap 47    1 goal
Cap 53    1 goal
Cap 54    1 goal
Cap 57    4 goals
Cap 63    1 goal
Cap 65    2 goals
Cap 67    1 goal
Cap 69    1 goal
Cap 71    1 goal
Cap 73    1 goal
Cap 74    2 goals
Cap 76    1 goal
Cap 78    1 goal
Cap 79    2 goals
Cap 80    3 goals
Cap 83    1 goal
Cap 84    1 goal
Cap 86    2 goals
Cap 87    1 goal
Cap 91    1 goal
Cap 94    1 goal

Total    48 goals


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Last updated: 30 Oct 2014

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