Netherlands soccer legend Arjen Robben to try comeback at FC Groningen at 36
The Hague: Former Netherlands worldwide Arjen Robben is popping out of retirement to rejoin FC Groningen, the membership the place he made his skilled debut on the age of 16.
He hopes to get match sufficient to play once more subsequent season.
“We’re coming residence, again to Groningen,” Robben mentioned in a video posted on the membership web site on Saturday.
The 36-year-old Robben additionally sounded a be aware of warning.
“At the moment, I am unsure it can occur,” he mentioned. “What I’m certain of is that my drive and motivation might be 100 %. Will probably be a tricky bodily problem, however I am going for it.”
Robben performed two years at Groningen earlier than transferring to PSV Eindhoven after which to Chelsea, Actual Madrid and Bayern Munich. He received league titles on the latter 4 golf equipment.
He performed 96 instances for the Netherlands, together with within the 2010 World Cup ultimate the place the Dutch misplaced to Spain 1-Zero in further time. He retired from enjoying soccer a 12 months in the past.