Man Utd ace Van Persie: Defendinig gives me a buzz

Manchester United striker Robin van Persie says he enjoys defending! The Golden Boot contender insists he gets a "buzz" from clearing opposition goalscoring chances.

Manchester United striker Robin van Persie says he enjoys defending!

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."

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