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Arjen Robben

30-Year-Old Midfielder     Bayern Munich  Bundesliga


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Birthdate:  January 23, 1984    Birthplace:  Bedum, Netherlands    Nationality:  Netherlands    Height:  6' 0"    Weight:  143 lbs    

September 18, 2014    Arjen Robben News

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Robben (knee) came on for Thomas Muller in the 76th minute of Bayern Munich's 1-0 Champions League win over Manchester City on Wednesday.

Robben was considered an injury doubt after missing training Sunday with the knee ailment, and while he wasn't able to start, it was positive to see him at least play some. Given that he was limited Wednesday, it wouldn't be surprising if the situation was similar for Saturday's Bundesliga match against Hamburger SV.

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Arjen Robben: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

September 16, 2014

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Robben is an injury doubt for Bayern Munich's Champions League match against Manchester City on Wednesday due to a knee injury, ESPN FC reports.

Robben was reportedly held out of training Sunday, which is prompting the possibility that he could miss out. Bayern have plenty of depth, although Franck Ribery will miss out with a knee problem of his own, so that depth will be tested.

August 22, 2014

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Robben had a goal and an assist during Bayern Munich's 2-1 win over VfL Wolfsburgh in their Bundesliga opener Friday.

Robben led all players with five shots and he was clearly the best player on the pitch, which says something on an extremely deep Bayern team. He remains an excellent fantasy play heading into next weekend's match against Schalke.

June 23, 2014

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Robben recorded an assist thanks to Memphis Depay's goal during stoppage time in the Netherlands' 2-0 win over Chile on Monday in the World Cup.

Robben has been stunningly successful thus far in the World Cup as this assist is added to the three goals that he's already racked up in group play. Odds are he'll play a vital role during his country's tilt against Mexico on Sunday in the knockout stage.

June 18, 2014

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Robben scored in the 20th minute of Netherlands' 3-2 win over Australia in their second match of the World Cup on Wednesday.

Robben's goal was a remarkable individual effort that showed he still has plenty of speed left in the tank, as he stormed down field and predictably fired a shot off his left foot passed keep Maty Ryan. Robben now has three goals through two matches, with a monster game coming up against Chile to decide the Group B winner.

June 13, 2014

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Robben scored two goals during Netherlands' 5-1 win over Spain in their opening match at the World Cup on Friday.

Spain took a 1-0 lead in the 27th minute, but the Dutch absolutely dominated after that. Robben and Robin van Persie were unstoppable, as each bagged a brace, while also becoming the first Dutch players to ever score in three different World Cups. Netherlands are in a great position to win the group now, which sets them up nicely for the knockout stage, as the second-place finisher will likely face Brazil.

March 19, 2014

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Robben signed a two-year contract extension Wednesday that will keep him with Bayern Munich until 2017, ESPN FC reports.

Robben joined Bayern from Real Madrid in 2009 and has been a significant player for the German giants ever since he arrived. He played a major role in last year's Champions League title, and continues to play his role in this year's club that has reached the Round of Eight, while absolutely dominating the Bundesliga.

March 9, 2014

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Robben had two assists during Bayern Munich's 6-1 rout of VfL Wolfsburg on Saturday.

Robben now had 10 goals and five assists this season, and will look to continue his Champions League brilliance against Arsenal on Tuesday.