‘Just Shut The F**K Up’ – Robin Van Persie Slams Chelsea And Barcelona For ‘Bitching’ To Referees

By Chris Wright

Robin Van Persie (who, if memory serves, has never whined at an official before himself) has lambasted both Chelsea and Barcelona for ‘always bitching’ to referees in order to co-erce decisions out of them during games, rather than just knuckling down and winning trophies the Arsenal way.

Speaking to the imaginatively titled Dutch TV station ‘Dutch TV’, Van Persie said:

“People who are watching the game on television and fans really do not want to see these kind of things.

“If you want to witness a lot of complaints, you should just go the bakery or something (eh?). There’s always people nagging there as well.

“Chelsea players are always bitching against the referees. I really cannot understand that. Just shut the f*** up and focus on playing football.”

The Dutch rollocker then turned his sight on Barca:

“They [Barca players] always go up to referees in an attempt to get an opponent booked. They are trying to screw colleagues! That really annoys me.

“The Barcelona players nag about everything that happens on the pitch. I was disappointed with that.”

Of course, RVP is 100% right to flag this kind of thing up, but in reality they’re all about as bad as each other – in fact, the referee mithering and gamesmanship seems to get more prevalent the higher up the footballing ladder you go. I guess desperation can take many forms.

As a point of interest, Chelsea indeed finished top of this year’s Premier League Fair Play table, 46 points ahead of Arsenal – who came in eighth.

UPDATE: RVP has denied ever making the comments in question, and that he still loves both his Chelsea and Barcelona brethren very, very much:

“These reports falsely suggest that I recently made negative comments about Spanish and Chelsea players, I would like to make it perfectly clear that I haven’t done an interview with [Dutch TV] or any other outlet in recent weeks and I’ve certainly not been rude as the comments suggest.

“I respect my colleagues of Spain and Chelsea and look forward to playing against them for many years to come.

“I sincerely hope that all football fans worldwide don’t take these misleading reports seriously.”

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22 Comments

  1. Austin says:

    Has anyone ever actually witnessed someone nagging in a bakery?

    Can’t say I have…

  2. Iceman says:

    Giving crayons to people like you is dangerous!

  3. Nima says:

    RVP himself is main culprit….who nags a lot….he would out bid chelsea as a team in this regard…shame

  4. Shout says:

    Who is after all RVP? a mid-standard player who plays in a team which in the last 6 years hasnt achieve anything!- therefore he should “just shut the F**K Up!! –

  5. Arselicked says:

    RVP is right. I have the evidence. I also have the evidence as to why some teams did better in fair play awards. Arsenal players get booked for nothing and the media turns a blind eye.

  6. geoff says:

    RVP is an idiot he should just get his head down and try and win some trophies for his team .I have been watching football for 50 years and as far as I can see all teams like to have moan when the deciscion goes against them.

  7. he only gives out when the ref is completely wrong. Barca are bastards for that kinda shite..
    @Shout mid standard player? Are you kidding me? second highest goal scorer this year in the PL and scored his first in january. mid standard indeed, get out the chequebook Mick McCarthy.

  8. emmanuel says:

    fuck van persie as some one gave a comment he should better shut d f***k up before telling others to shut up. what has he achieved for six seasons. better try to win trophies asshole.

  9. me says:

    class RVP, great factual comment…and to the person ‘shout’ saying who is he…a mid standard player?
    2010-11 season 33 app / 22 goals / 7 assists.
    holland – 2010 & 2011 (calender years) – 13app / 7 goals.

    I think it is you @ Shout who should ‘shut the F**k up!!!

  10. Sex God says:

    ah yes, RVP

    a true future potential Sex God

  11. Steve says:

    Nobody on earth moans and whinges as much during the game as Robin van Persie.

  12. francesco says:

    hey who tthe fuck do u think u are to insult the blues.persie its a shame u always play 4 nothin ova n ova again.get busy and start winnin laurels for ur club.7 seasons without a trophy,thats what u shld talk about.

  13. Blue_Revolt says:

    A sore loser and rapist showing frustration. Complete moaner.

  14. 'Sota Dan says:

    Pffff!

    On behalf of The Dutch Int’l Bakery Federation, I must publicly state how disappointed I am in RVP’s comments. We, in the Dutch Bakery industry, take pride in keepng our tasty shops in sharp order and free of complainers and whiners.

  15. Chelsea fan says:

    RVP wants bakers to shut the fuck up and give him cake.

  16. Solihull United says:

    everyone complains at some point, barca always complain

  17. 'Sota Dan says:

    mmmmm…..cake.

  18. Alex says:

    ‘Sota Dan

    … Minnesota? USA? :D

  19. 'Sota Dan says:

    @ Alex, you are correcto. I know, I know, more Yanks invading the footy blogs. But, I read and “comment” out of respect to greatest game on God’s/Molecular Happening’s (whatever you believe or don’t) green earth.

    And this particualr blog is the cat’s ass.

  20. George says:

    Quite Shameful that the site, picked ran an untrue story from bad sources.

    On Friday evening, Robin van Persie issued the following statement via Arsenal.com:

    “I’m on international duty at the moment but following several reports in the media I think it’s important to clarify some recent comments attributed to me.

    “These reports falsely suggest that I recently made negative comments about Spanish and Chelsea players, I would like to make it perfectly clear that I haven’t done an interview with Sport 1 or any other outlet in recent weeks and I’ve certainly not been rude as the comments suggest.

    “I respect my colleagues of Spain and Chelsea and look forward to playing against them for many years to come. I sincerely hope that all football fans worldwide don’t take these misleading reports seriously.

    “I wish you all a great summer!”

  21. TravisKOP says:

    RvP gets shafted more than most players though when it comes to getting calls and he gets in the refs face for stupid calls like everyone else

  22. philsky says:

    @’Sota Dan OMG you called Football what your brethren call Soccer … I bet you’re living in a basement away from the public eye after that.

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