Arjen Robben has enjoyed a fabulous career and although he won’t be remembered as an all-time great, football fans will remember him as one of the most exciting wingers of his generation.
The Netherlands international, who turns 33 in January, has represented PSV, Chelsea, Real Madrid and Bayern Munich during his illustrious career.
As well as scoring goals and providing assists on a regular basis, Robben has also won a host of team trophies.
He won the Eredivisie with PSV, two Premier League titles and the FA Cup with Chelsea, and La Liga with Real Madrid.
However, it’s at Bayern Munich where Robben has enjoyed most of his success. Since arriving at the Allianz Arena in 2009, he’s won five Bundesliga titles, four German Cups, the UEFA Super Cup, the FIFA Club World Cup and, of course, the UEFA Champions League.
Robben's dream XI
Robben has played with many world-class players - but which stars would he put in his dream XI?
Goalkeeper: Manuel Neuer
Robben has gone for Neuer in goal ahead of the likes of Edwin van der Sar, Iker Casillas and Petr Cech.
Right-back: Philipp Lahm
Few surprises with this choice. Lahm is a hero at Bayern Munich and not without good reason.
Centre-back: John Terry
It’s nine years since Robben last played alongside Terry, but he hasn’t forgotten how good the Chelsea captain was.
Centre-back: Sergio Ramos
Not everyone’s favourite centre-back - his disciplinary record is atrocious - but Robben rates him very highly.
Left-back: David Alaba
Still only 24, Alaba has been one of the best players in the Bundesliga over recent seasons.
Holding midfielder: Mark van Bommel
Robben needs a ball-winning midfielder so who better than the fouling machine that is Mark van Bommel.
Attacking midfielder: Frank Lampard
Arguably the best goalscoring midfielder of his generation. A phenomenal player.
Attacking midfielder: Wesley Sneijder
Sneijder was instrumental in helping the Netherlands reach the 2010 World Cup final and Robben hasn’t forgotten that.
Right-wing: Thomas Muller
When you need a goal, Thomas Muller will inevitably pop up.
Left-wing: Franck Ribery
Robben and Ribery, Ribery and Robben. Their names - like Xavi and Iniesta - were often spoken as one at their peak a few years back.
Centre-forward: Ruud van Nistelrooy
Robben has played with many magnificent centre-forwards but he’s opted for his compatriot and former Real Madrid teammate, Ruud van Nistelrooy.
Robben's Dream XI
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