Video: Man Utd Striker Van Persie Catches a Shark While Fishing

All Robin van Persie needed to make the best catch of the day was a fishing rod, not a net, while on a trip out to the sea.

The Manchester United striker enjoyed a spot of deep sea fishing on Thursday and amazed himself with a catch more than he could handle.

The Netherlands international had a hard time keeping hold of his fishing rod having managed to trap a shark.

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Posted by Robin van Persie on Thursday, June 25, 2015

The 31-year-old uploaded the clip on his Facebook page with the following caption: Ohhhhhhh ohhhhhh my god wooow unbelievable!

Ohhhhhhh ohhhhhh my god wooow unbelievable!

Posted by Robin van Persie on Thursday, June 25, 2015

He also uploaded another photo of his earlier catch, adding that he let the a shark go; so as to avoid animal activists’ troubles.

Van Persie has been linked with a move away from Old Trafford. He struggled with injuries for much of the 2014-15 season and started only 25 league matches.


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