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Arjen Robben Runs an Amazing Marathon

Arjen Robben ran a quick 15K at Zevenheuvelenloop (Seven Hills Race) in Nijmegen, Netherlands on Sunday. The former Dutch football captain clocked a surprising time of 55:01, placing 370th out of 15,000 runners. Robben retired from professional football in 2021 and has taken his prolific speed to road racing. He averaged a pace of 3:40/km throughout the 15K, splitting 5K in 18:34 and 10K in 37:05. Robben was a member and captain of the Netherlands football team from 2004 to 2016, which finished runner-up to Spain at the 2010 World Cup in South Africa.

His dribbling skills and speed made him well-known in the football world. He led his team to win many trophies and has received many awards for his achievements. Robben started playing football at age 4 when he joined the local team Borussia Mönchengladbach.

However, it wasn’t until he was 12 years old that he joined FC Bayern Munich as a youth player. At age 19, he made his first appearance in professional football with Fortuna Lübeck in Germany’s second division, Regionalliga Nord (II). In 2000, Robben moved back to FC Bayern Munich where he spent two seasons before joining Schalke 04 in 2002 where he spent three seasons helping them reach their first league title ever as Schalke 04 won Bundesliga.

His last club Bayern Munich has played in the Bundesliga for over 30 years and is one of Europe’s best teams. Having played for them since 1994, Arjen Robben is one of their most famous players. His father was also a professional footballer and he passed on his love of the game to his son at an early age. During his career, Robben was considered one of the best players of his generation, scoring 37 goals in 96 appearances for his country.