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Arjen Robben

Footballer
Male
Born Jan 23, 1984
Age 30
Hometown Bedum
Team FC Groningen + PS...
Position Forward / Right w...
Other Names Robben, Arjen

Arjen Robben is a Dutch footballer who plays for the German Bundesliga club Bayern Munich. Though often classified as a forward, he usually plays behind the forwards (inside position) as a winger, and he is also known for his dribbling skills, speed, crossing ability and his accurate left foot long-range shot from the right wing.… Read More

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Timeline

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CHILDHOOD

1984 Birth Born on January 23, 1984.

TEENAGE

1999 15 Years Old Groningen placed Robben in their first team for the 1999–2000 season. … Read More
2000 16 Years Old 1 More Event
Manager Jan van Dijk added the winger to the first team before Groningen's November 2000 away game against Twente, but he did not play until 3 December 2000 against Waalwijk, as a substitute for the injured Leonardo dos Santos in the 79th minute. … Read More
2001 17 Years Old Robben stayed with Groningen and improved steadily during the 2001–02 season, playing in 28 matches and scoring six goals.
2002 18 Years Old 1 More Event
Robben transferred to PSV for €3.9 million before the 2002–03 season.

TWENTIES

Robben did not make his competitive debut for Chelsea until November 2004, as he was injured in a pre-season friendly match against Roma, breaking a metatarsal bone in his right foot in a challenge from Olivier Dacourt. … Read More
Robben's Chelsea debut was delayed through injury, but upon returning to fitness he helped Chelsea to consecutive Premier League titles, and was the FA Premier League Player of the Month in November 2005. … Read More
2006 22 Years Old Robben was later named man of the match on 23 December 2006 against Wigan, a match where he got two assists and the winning goal.
Robben was inflicted with yet another injury in a match against Liverpool on 20 January 2007. … Read More
On 10 February 2008, Robben scored his first goal, this time at home in a 7–0 victory against Valladolid. … Read More
2009 25 Years Old 1 More Event
In August 2009, Robben transferred to Bayern Munich for a fee of around €25 million, scoring two goals on his debut. … Read More
On 9 March 2010, Robben scored the deciding goal in Bayern's 2–3 defeat (4–4 on aggregate over two legs) against Fiorentina, taking them through to the quarter finals of the 2009–10 UEFA Champions League on away goals.
2011 27 Years Old In the second leg of the semi-finals of the 2011–12 UEFA Champions League, against his former club Real Madrid which was now managed by Jose Mourinho (who had been his manager at Chelsea), after Bayern initially fell behind 2–0, Robben converted a penalty to level the tie at 3–3. … Read More
On 3 May 2012 it was reported that Robben has signed a new contract with Bayern which will last till 2015.
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