Robben & wientjes. A Brief History of Robben Island, Cape Town

Arjen Robben

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Robben retained his key role in the Real Madrid midfield during the , playing 35 times and scoring 8 goals. Robben replaced at half-time, but was then substituted himself for in extra time as Chelsea emerged victorious. On 4 December, Robben was substituted with a deep cut on his right knee in a 2—0 win away to which prevented him from taking part in the. His debut came on 23 September, as a substitute for in a 1—1 away draw against. Robben was regarded as one of the best players in the world in his prime. During the group stage of the tournament, Advocaat substituted Robben in the 66th minute to defend a 2—1 lead over the. Robben's father, Hans, works as his.

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In 201 Bundesliga matches he scored 99 goals. Robben started against in the quarter-finals of the and scored the game's lone goal in the 43rd minute. Usually deployed on the right wing, Robben often cuts inside on his left foot to move to a more central attacking position, and uses his speed and skills to take on defenders until he finds the space to make an attempt on goal. In 28 matches, Robben contributed six goals as Chelsea won a second consecutive Premier League championship, the first back-to-back titles for the west London club. Had he scored, Bayern Munich would have led Chelsea 2—1. On 27 November, Robben scored two goals in a 5—1 win against in the Champions League.

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Arjen Robben

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He also won the man of the match award. Few places in the world hold the gravitas of Robben Island. Robben in 2009 prior to a match against Japan During , new Dutch manager changed the side's formation to 4—2—3—1, preferring the midfield trio of , Wesley Sneijder and , with Robben left to battle for a position with Robin van Persie on the wing. A lighthouse was installed in 1864. Then manager is said to have demanded , while Real Madrid's then president was known to favour Robben. Robben scored in both first and second leg of the tie against Arsenal as Bayern won 10—2 on aggregate.

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A Brief History of Robben Island, Cape Town

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He can, as we know from experience, decide a game on his own. The game ended 3—2 to United 4—4 on , with Bayern advancing again due to away goals. He was always on time, never late. He made his first appearance of the season on 4 November, scoring after coming on as a substitute in Bayern's 5—1 win over Arsenal. On 17 May, Robben scored Bayern's opening goal in a 2—0 extra-time defeat of Borussia Dortmund in the , giving him his third league and cup in five seasons with the club.

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Arjen Robben

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In the match against the , Robben received this award the second time, thus becoming one of the eight players in the tournament to have won multiple Man of the Match awards. He is known for his dribbling skills, speed, crossing ability and his accurate left foot long-range shots from the right wing. Here, he developed his distinctive style of cutting inside from the right onto his left foot to score some quite spectacular goals. On 13 July, after winning the third place match at the , invited Robben to follow him to Manchester United, but the latter ruled out the move. At his wedding, I heard the woman he met that day was now his wife and mother of his children. The Barcelona players formed a guard of honour as the Madrid team came onto the pitch at the , and Robben played an important part in Real Madrid's subsequent 4—1 victory, scoring the champions' second goal. On 11 May 2018, Robben signed a one-year contract; extending his stay until the end of the.

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Arjen Robben ● All 37 Goals for the Netherlands

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Liga Nacional de Fútbol Profesional. In six games for the Netherlands, Robben scored two goals. On 9 March 2010, Robben scored the deciding goal in Bayern's 2—3 defeat 4—4 on aggregate over two legs against , taking them through to the quarter-finals of the on. On 16 December 2014, Robben scored his 100th competitive goal for Bayern Munich in a home match against. Another factor in his playing style is his relationship with the right-fullback. On 7 April 2010, Robben sent Bayern into the semi-finals of the Champions League with a stunning volley against Manchester United from the edge of the area into the corner of the net.

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Robben Island

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Robben had an extra-time penalty saved by former teammate in the at the against Chelsea. The Netherlands qualified for the and in their opening match against , Robben scored the winning goal in the 18th minute, and was named the. He scored a goal, shortly before being substituted because of another injury in the 36th minute. But one Friday afternoon he showed up 15 minutes past the start of practice. I told him to get his gear and join the training session.

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He finished the with 23 goals in 37 appearances. Robben's first goal of the came from a penalty kick in a 3—0 defeat of on 29 August. He took to football from an early age, becoming an adherent of the Method. On 21 February 2015, Robben scored twice in a 6—0 win against , giving him the record of having scored against every Bundesliga team he had faced. As in all parts of South Africa at the time, the prison was racially segregated, and there were no white prisoners on the island.

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