This is our moment, roars Robin

27 June 2010 01:03
Arsenal striker Robin van Persie believes Holland can finally end their wait to win the World Cup during the next fortnight in South Africa.[LNB] The Dutch have been twice runners-up, in 1974 and 1978 finals, but hopes of going one better have been raised by the current crop of stars in South Africa.[LNB]Bert van Marwijk's side eased into the knockout stages with an unblemished Group E campaign and they now take on Slovakia in Durban on Monday for a place in the last eight.[LNB]Van Persie, who grabbed his first goal of the tournament in Thursday's 2-1 win over Cameroon, is convinced the Oranje can go one better than legends Johan Cruyff and Ruud Gullit and claim international football's most prestigious trophy [LNB]"As we go forward, we can meet big, big teams but I'm really positive we can do something with this team," said the Gunners hitman.[LNB]"This is the best team I have played in so far. We have been on a great run in matches and when you look at the level in training, it is unbelievable. [LNB]"The level is growing and growing every day. It was good when we got here. But now it is amazing.[LNB]"This is our best chance ever. If you look at the age of our senior players, most of us are 25 or 26.[LNB]"In four years' time these players will be 30, which still isn't bad. But that's the future. I sense this is our moment, this is our time."

Source: Team_Talk