Last chance for RVP to scale Dutch peak
Robin van Persie is running out of time to achieve super-stardom
At 30, this World Cup represents Robin van Persie's last chance to scale a Dutch peak reached only by a few.
Johan Cruyff and Marco van Basten are waiting for him when he gets there.
His diving header against Spain put him within touching distance.
Two more against Australia left him peeking through the door of the pantheon. But an injury-filled season has cost him and he was substituted in the match against Mexico.
And climbing to the peak is a perilous journey to make from the bench.
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