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# Trolltastic
Robin van Persie engages in trolling of epic proportions
But the victim was Piers Morgan so it’s hard to feel too sympathetic.

ALL SEASON LONG, journalist, broadcaster and renowned Arsenal fan Piers Morgan has been vocal in his criticism of Robin van Persie’s decision to join Manchester United.

van Persie has kept relatively quiet about the whole affair, despite Morgan referring to him as ‘van Pursestrings’ for most of the year.

However, the Dutch striker has now issued the best retort possible by sending the CNN host a signed photograph of himself with the Premier League trophy.

This side says: “Piersy my man, thanks for all the support! You made this day even more special! All the best, Van Pursestrings.”

Image: Piers Morgan

While the back reads:

“Great to be a champ.. so many #Tears4Piersy”

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In fairness to Morgan, he took the gift in good spirits:

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