Arjen Robben

Dutch Footballer
Born Jan 23, 1984

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 long-range shot. He is also a part of the Netherlands national team and has appeared at Euro 2004, the 2006 World Cup, Euro 2008 and at the 2010 World Cup.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Arjen Robben.


1984 Birth Born on January 23, 1984.


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 RKC 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.
2003 19 Years Old In April 2003, he made his international debut in a friendly match against Portugal at the age of 19.


…  Robben has appeared at the 2004, 2008 and 2012 UEFA European Championships, and the 2006, 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cups. … Read More
2005 - 2006 4 More Events
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
In August 2009, Robben transferred to Bayern Munich for a fee of around €25 million, scoring two goals on his debut.
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 Champions League on away goals.
2011 27 Years Old 1 More Event
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 José Mourinho (who had been his manager at Chelsea), after Bayern 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 would last until 2015.
In his first season in Munich, Bayern won the league title, Robben's fifth league title in eight years, and Robben scored the winning goal in the 2013 UEFA Champions League Final. … Read More


In 2014, Robben was ranked the fourth-best footballer in the world by The Guardian. … Read More
On 21 February 2015, Robben scored twice in a 6–0 win against SC Paderborn 07, giving him the record of having scored against every Bundesliga team he had faced.
2016 32 Years Old Robben remained on the bench for the other Bayern fixtures including Bayern's loss 1-0 against Athletico Madrid in the 2016–17 UEFA Champions League.
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