Man Utd ace Van Persie behind Sneijder in Dutch pay stakes

Manchester United striker Robin van Persie is the second highest paid Dutch athlete.

Manchester United striker Robin van Persie is the second highest paid Dutch athlete.

No1 is Wesley Sneijder, who is earning €12.2 million-a-year at Galatasaray after his move from Inter Milan.

Van Persie comes in at No2, up from No12 last year at Arsenal. He is on €11.85 million at United.

The 100-person richlist is published by NUSport and features only 21 non-footballers.

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