Van Persie: I will play for another 10 years
The Manchester United striker says that he is motivated by the example of veteran team-mate Ryan Giggs to prolong his career with the Red Devils and Netherlands
Robin van Persie
believes that he has what it takes to play for another 10 years.
The Netherlands international, 30 years old, is confident that next summer's World Cup in Brazil will not be his final major tournament for
"We want to do better over there then at the European [Championships]," he told
. "At least, I want that, and after that I want to do it better again. That's how I am.
"The World Cup won't be my last big tournament. I've never had a major injury, hardly any muscle problems. I will play for another 10 years."
The former Arsenal man cites the influence of Manchester United team-mate Ryan Giggs as a source of motivation in prolonging his playing career.
"Yes, serious, that's my goal when I feel myself like I do now," he continued. "It's a drive for me when I see Ryan Giggs train every day fantastic and play fantastic."
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