Man Utd ace Van Persie: Defendinig gives me a buzz
The Golden Boot contender insists he gets a "buzz" from clearing opposition goalscoring chances.
He told manutd.com: "That's something I've agreed to do for the team, so it's just as important as scoring goals. I have a very important role when it comes to defending corners, free-kicks and set-pieces. I love to do it, too. It gives me a buzz when I clear a corner with a nice header and then we launch a counter-attack. I'm not a player who only thinks about scoring goals - I want to give football more than that. Football has so much more to offer than just goals."