Arjen Robben

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Arjen Robben is a Dutch football player well-known for his mobility, speed and agility

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BirthdayJanuary 23, 1984
NationalityDutch
FamousSportspersons, Football Players, Footballer
Nick namesThe Man Of Glass
SpousesBernadien Eillert (m. 2007)
ChildrensKai Robben, Luka Robben, Lynn Robben
Birth PlaceBedum, Netherlands
Height180
GenderMale
FatherHans Robben
MotherMarjo Robben
Net Worth$80 million as of jan 2017
Sun SignAquarius
Born inBedum, Netherlands
Famous asDutch Footballer
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Who is Arjen Robben?

Arjen Robben is a Dutch football player well-known for his mobility, speed and agility. He plays for the German Bundesliga football league’s FC Bayern Munich (which has won many national championships) and the Netherlands national football team. Arjen plays as an attacking midfielder and mostly plays on the right wing although he has a powerful left footwork. He is currently noted as one of the best footballers in the sports fraternity. He is appreciated by his fans for his speed and technique of maneuvering the ball forward, quickly turning around to the centre and then giving the ball the final shot. Argen started his professional football career in a regional club FC Gronigen and thereafter he was transferred to PSV Eindhoven. He went on to play for Chelsea FC where he performed a crucial role and won them two Premiere League titles consecutively. He then went to play for Real Madrid CF and helped the team win the La Liga trophy in his first season. He was next transferred to the Bayern Munich FC for whom he won the Bundesliga and the DFB- Pokal cups. He led the Netherlands team to victory in the 2006 World Cup scoring the winning goal.

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Childhood & Early Life

Robben was born on 23rd of January, 1984 to Hans Robben and Marjo Robben in Bedum (one of Gronigen’s largest satellite towns) in the north-eastern part of Netherlands. He is very close to his father who acts as his manager and agent. His father also deals with all of his negotiations and contract signings.

Argen’s mother is a public speaker who supports the cause of education for youth. She is a local celebrity who frequently participates in the Eurosonic Noorderslag festival held at Groningen, Netherlands.

He studied at Technical Grammar school and became interested in soccer from a very early age so his parents admitted him in the best soccer school of the locality. Argen took part in many junior soccer activities and became the youngest child to master the Coerver Coaching Technique.

His amazing soccer skills and talent got him selected to the FC Groningen club and he started playing professionally for them in 2002 at a tender age of 8 years.

Initial Career (Club Career)

FC Groningen: Robben started to play professionally for the Dutch Professional club FC Groningen in December 2000. He went on to score two goals for the 2000-2001 season and he was also awarded the player of the year title for his first season. He made a lot of impact throughout his association with the team scoring eight goals out of his 46 matches.

PSV Eindhoven: After FC Groningen, he moved to PSV Eindhoven football club in 2002 for euro 3.9 million and scored twelve goals in 33 matches for the 2002-2003 season. He gave a remarkable performance in his first season winning the title ‘PSV Co- Player of the Year’ sharing with striker Mateja Kezman and even won the ‘Talented Player of the Year Award’ for his performance. He helped the team lift the 17th Dutch title. He played 56 matches in total for the club and scored 18 goals.

Chelsea: By 2003, Robben had become one of the most budding footballers in the world and generated a lot of interest among football clubs. He was transferred to Chelsea who paid 18 million pounds to PSV. He started playing competitively for them in November 2004 and developed himself further as a fast attacking player. During his time with the club, he noticed an unfamiliar growth on one of his testicles, and reported the same to the club doctors. He was examined for testicular cancer, but the doctors announced that he was fully fit and there was nothing to worry.

He received the FA Premier League Player of the Month award in November 2004. Robben played a crucial role in the club’s winning of the Premier League Titles of 2005 and 2006 consecutively as well as the League Cup, FA Community Shield and the FA Cup. He scored a total of 15 in 67 matches for Chelsea F.C. and on 23rd December, 2006 he was titled ‘Man of the Match’ for giving the winning goal against Wigan Athletic club.

Real Madrid: Arjen on 22nd August, 2007 signed a contract of 5 years with Real Madrid who paid 35 million pounds for the transfer. With him the club went on to win the UEFA Champions League match against SV Werder Bremen football team on 18th September, 2007and the La Liga title against Barcelonaon 7th May, 2008. He appeared in fifty games for the team and scored a total of eleven goals.

Bayern Munich: Robben in 2009 joined the Bayern Munich club which paid 25 million pounds to Real Madrid as transfer fee. He has been an asset to the club featuring in 168 matches and scoring around 90 goals for them playing for ten seasons (2009- 2017).

He helped the team win Bundesliga title six times and also win two DFB Pokal titles. Robben was titled ‘Footballer of the Year’ in Germany in 2010. His team also won two times Champions League and the FIFA Club World Cup once.

Netherlands National Team

Arjen has had a very successful international career with the national team of Netherlands. He has appeared for 92 for the Netherlands national team scoring 33 goals. As a member of the Dutch team he has played at the Euro 2004, World Cup of 2006, Euro 2008 and 2010 Euro and World Cup. His performance was instrumental in helping his team reach the finals of the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

Philanthropist

Robben has made several appearances in charity games in support of ‘Kits for the World’ charitable organization which aims to help children and adults by providing them the basic football accessories to help them develop their skills.

He has actively participated and has been regularly involved in charity football matches, hosted by Ronaldo and Zidane.

Personal Life & Legacy

Arjen got married to Bernadien Eillert on 9th June, 2007 and the couple is blessed with two sons - Luka, Kai, and one daughter, Lynn. The couple reside together with their kids in Munich, Germany.

Whenever Arjen is not busy with football, he loves to spend quality time with his family and he is a doting father and a loving husband.

Net Worth

As of July 2017, Robbin’s net worth is estimated to be around $ 80 million

Trivia

Arjen is a brand ambassador for Adidas and he has appeared in many of their advertisements especially for their F50 Athletic shoes.

Robben is eloquent in English, Spanish, Dutch and German languages.

He has done many endorsements for several brands like Adidas and Audi and has also featured in the EA Sports and FIFA video game series.

He lives a lavish life and has many luxurious properties in different parts of Europe. He has a beautiful house located in the posh locality of Munich, Germany.

Arjen has a large collection of sedan cars as he owns BMW 645i Convertible and an Audi A5.

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Arjen Robben's awards

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0Goal of the Month
0Footballer of the Year in Germany
0Dutch Footballer of the Year
0 Premier League Player of the Month
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Arjen Robben biography timelines

  • // 23rd Jan 1984
    Robben was born on 23rd of January, 1984 to Hans Robben and Marjo Robben in Bedum (one of Gronigen’s largest satellite towns) in the north-eastern part of Netherlands. He is very close to his father who acts as his manager and agent. His father also deals with all of his negotiations and contract signings.
  • // 2000
    FC Groningen: Robben started to play professionally for the Dutch Professional club FC Groningen in December 2000. He went on to score two goals for the 2000-2001 season and he was also awarded the player of the year title for his first season. He made a lot of impact throughout his association with the team scoring eight goals out of his 46 matches.
  • // 2002
    His amazing soccer skills and talent got him selected to the FC Groningen club and he started playing professionally for them in 2002 at a tender age of 8 years.
  • // 2002
    PSV Eindhoven: After FC Groningen, he moved to PSV Eindhoven football club in 2002 for euro 3.9 million and scored twelve goals in 33 matches for the 2002-2003 season. He gave a remarkable performance in his first season winning the title ‘PSV Co- Player of the Year’ sharing with striker Mateja Kezman and even won the ‘Talented Player of the Year Award’ for his performance. He helped the team lift the 17th Dutch title. He played 56 matches in total for the club and scored 18 goals.
  • // 2003
    Chelsea: By 2003, Robben had become one of the most budding footballers in the world and generated a lot of interest among football clubs. He was transferred to Chelsea who paid 18 million pounds to PSV. He started playing competitively for them in November 2004 and developed himself further as a fast attacking player. During his time with the club, he noticed an unfamiliar growth on one of his testicles, and reported the same to the club doctors. He was examined for testicular cancer, but the doctors announced that he was fully fit and there was nothing to worry.
  • // 2004
    He received the FA Premier League Player of the Month award in November 2004. Robben played a crucial role in the club’s winning of the Premier League Titles of 2005 and 2006 consecutively as well as the League Cup, FA Community Shield and the FA Cup. He scored a total of 15 in 67 matches for Chelsea F.C. and on 23rd December, 2006 he was titled ‘Man of the Match’ for giving the winning goal against Wigan Athletic club.
  • // 2004
    Arjen has had a very successful international career with the national team of Netherlands. He has appeared for 92 for the Netherlands national team scoring 33 goals. As a member of the Dutch team he has played at the Euro 2004, World Cup of 2006, Euro 2008 and 2010 Euro and World Cup. His performance was instrumental in helping his team reach the finals of the 2010 FIFA World Cup.
  • // 2007
    Real Madrid: Arjen on 22nd August, 2007 signed a contract of 5 years with Real Madrid who paid 35 million pounds for the transfer. With him the club went on to win the UEFA Champions League match against SV Werder Bremen football team on 18th September, 2007and the La Liga title against Barcelonaon 7th May, 2008. He appeared in fifty games for the team and scored a total of eleven goals.
  • // 2007
    Arjen got married to Bernadien Eillert on 9th June, 2007 and the couple is blessed with two sons - Luka, Kai, and one daughter, Lynn. The couple reside together with their kids in Munich, Germany.
  • // 2009
    Bayern Munich: Robben in 2009 joined the Bayern Munich club which paid 25 million pounds to Real Madrid as transfer fee. He has been an asset to the club featuring in 168 matches and scoring around 90 goals for them playing for ten seasons (2009- 2017).
  • // 2010
    He helped the team win Bundesliga title six times and also win two DFB Pokal titles. Robben was titled ‘Footballer of the Year’ in Germany in 2010. His team also won two times Champions League and the FIFA Club World Cup once.
  • // 2017
    As of July 2017, Robbin’s net worth is estimated to be around $ 80 million

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  • What is Arjen Robben birthday?

    Arjen Robben was born at 1984-01-23

  • Where is Arjen Robben's birth place?

    Arjen Robben was born in Bedum, Netherlands

  • What is Arjen Robben nationalities?

    Arjen Robben's nationalities is Dutch

  • What is Arjen Robben nick names?

    Arjen Robben's nickNames is The Man Of Glass

  • Who is Arjen Robben spouses?

    Arjen Robben's spouses is Bernadien Eillert (m. 2007)

  • Who is Arjen Robben childrens?

    Arjen Robben's childrens is Kai Robben, Luka Robben, Lynn Robben

  • How tall is Arjen Robben?

    Arjen Robben's height is 180

  • Who is Arjen Robben's father?

    Arjen Robben's father is Hans Robben

  • Who is Arjen Robben's mother?

    Arjen Robben's mother is Marjo Robben

  • What is Arjen Robben's sun sign?

    Arjen Robben is Aquarius

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    Arjen Robben is famouse as Dutch Footballer

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