Van Persie: I've been floating since Man Utd won title

Manchester United striker Robin van Persie admits he's floating after winning the Premier League title.

Manchester United striker Robin van Persie admits he's floating after winning the Premier League title.

The triumph for league honours ends a quest that began at Feyenoord, when Van Persie was an 18-year-old and started the Dutch outfit's UEFA Cup final win over Borussia Dortmund.

"As a youth player I was used to winning trophies, right through from Under-12s to Under-18s," he said.

"Won the UEFA Cup at Feyenoord three months after I started and I remember thinking 'Okay, this will happen every year'.

"But I've realised it is not that simple.

"I had to wait a long time to be a champion but it tastes lovely. I feel like I am floating on a cloud."

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