To score 100 goals at the top level is very, very difficult…That’s absolutely magic.’ – Arsene Wenger on Robin van Persie s Goalscoring Record In 2011 Robin van Persie became the 17th Arsenal player to score 100 goals, impressively completing the feat in fewer than 250 appearances. This programme features each magnificent strike from the Arsenal captain. Since signing for Arsenal in 2004 van Persie has scored some memorable goals, not least the 2006 strike against Charlton Athletic which was described by Arsene Wenger as the goal of a lifetime .
Collecting some impressive records along the way van Persie laid claim to the most goals scored in consecutive away matches and, in the latter half of the 2010/11 season, netted 18 times in just 19 appearances. A brace against Bolton Wanderers saw van Persie complete the milestone, capping off a century of impressive goals from a striker who is not only an accomplished goal-taker but a generous goal-maker. Relive every goal and learn about the man behind the record as Robin van Persie speaks exclusively about his life at Arsenal.