Having joined Arsenal in 2004, Robin Van Persie became the club captain on 16 August 2011, one year before he joined rivals Manchester United. He is recognized as one of the best stikers in the world. His playing style and ability have drawn comparison to Dutch legend Marco van Basten. On 7 June 2013, Van Persie was appointed captain of the Dutch national team. This Robin Van Persie autograph is guaranteed authentic and includes a Certificate of Authenticity from Icons Authentication.