Van Persie passionately celebrates scoring against former side Arsenal

When Robin van Persie gave Manchester United the lead in the 27th minute against Arsenal he turned and celebrated like he had played for them his entire career.The reality is it was only August 2012 when he joined United, for £24million.It was Arsenal he left, having worked under Arsene Wenger since his 2004 arrival. Refreshingly, his celebration represented one of the few instances in recent years in which a player has been prepared to show his passion for his current employers against a former team. Passion: Robin van Persie gave Manchester United the lead with a header against ArsenalCristiano Ronaldo, Jimmy Floyd Hasselbaink, Shaun Wright-Phillips, Adam Johnson and Curtis Davies are just a handful of those who did the opposite.In the instances of Ronaldo and Hasselbaink, who did much over several years for United and Chelsea respectively, it was perhaps understandable.For the others, however, that simply wasn't the case and represents one of the most frustrating habits of the mod



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