Arjen Robben is a former professional football player from Germany. His professional career spanned from 2000 to 2021. He started his professional career in Groningen and he also closed it off by returning to play for the club for a season before retiring. He is a recipient of the Johan Cruyff Trophy, which was given to him in the 2002-2003 season.
Player Profile, Personal Life, and Youth Career
Arjen Robben was born on January 23, 1984 Bedum, Netherlands. He started playing football as a young kid and quickly became known for his skill and ball control. In 2007, he married Bernardien Eilert, whom he met in high school. They have two sons together.
He started his youth career in 1989 and played for vv Bedum. In 1996, he joined the Groningen youth system.
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|Height / weight||1.8 m / 75 kg|
|Born||Jan 23, 1984|
|FC Groningen||2020 - 2021|
|Bayern||2009 - 2019|
|Real Madrid||2007 - 2009|
|Chelsea||2004 - 2007|
|PSV Eindhoven||2002 - 2004|
|FC Groningen||2000 - 2002|
He started playing on the Groningen senior team in 2000. He stayed with them for two seasons, playing 46 matches. After that, he moved to play for PSV for two seasons, and then he signed with Chelsea, playing for the English club for an additional three seasons.
In 2007, he signed with Real Madrid, appearing 50 times before he signed with his most significant club, Bayern Munich. He was with Bayern from 2009 to 2019 and he played with them more than 201 times. In 2020, he returned to Groningen.
While he played for private clubs, he also remained a part of the Germany National Football Team.
- Eredivisie - 2002–03
- Johan Cruyff Shield - 2003
- Premier League - 2004–05, 2005–06
- FA Cup - 2006–07
- Football League Cup - 2004–05,2006–07
- FA Community Shield - 2005
- La Liga - 2007–08
- Supercopa de España - 2008
- Bundesliga - 2009–10, 2012–13,2013–14, 2014–15, 2015–16, 2016–17,2017–18, 2018–19
- DFB-Pokal - 2009–10, 2012–13,2013–14, 2015–16, 2018–19
- DFL-Supercup - 2010, 2012, 2016,2017, 2018
- UEFA Champions League - 2012–13
- UEFA Super Cup - 2013
- FIFA World Cup runner-up - 2010
- FIFA World Cup third-place - 2014
- Johan Cruyff Trophy - 2002–03
- Premier League Player of the Month -November 2004
- FIFA World Cup Bronze Ball - 2014
- FIFA World Cup All-Star Team - 2014
- FIFA FIFPro World XI - 2014
- Dutch Sportsman of the year - 2014
- 1999 - Netherlands U15
- 1999–2000 - Netherlands U16
- 2000 - Netherlands U17
- 2001–2002 - Netherlands U19
- 2001–2003 - Netherlands U21
- 2003–2017 - Netherlands