Jump to Main ContentJump to Primary Navigation

Robin Van Persie and his BlackBerry


“Before I got a BlackBerry I had a Nokia, which I just used for texts and phone calls. I was old-fashioned, to say the least.

"As for using the internet on a phone, I had no skills. Now I use Twitter, WhatsApp Messenger and BBM — the combination of the keyboard for messaging and the touchscreen for the internet is a great idea. Obviously, some players have had issues with Twitter, but I think fans appreciate the insight.

“When we had the Champions League draw I tweeted my thoughts on our opponents and the response was amazing. The one thing I would like to add to my BlackBerry is a darts app. I’m a big fan and, although I’ve had a hole in one playing golf, I still haven’t hit a 180. Somebody please make a darts game — I seriously need to practise.”

Follow Robin van Persie on Twitter @Persie_Official

(Image: PA)


hero_elba ipad.jpg

Idris Elba and his iPad

ltr calvin harris.jpg

Calvin Harris and his decks


Tinchy Stryder loves his SNES



The new bike lock that will literally makes thieves sick

The SkunkLock sprays a vomit-inducing chemical when cut

by Tom Fordy
21 Oct 2016

Watch Donald Trump meet Saint & Greavsie to do the Rumbelows Cup draw

Did this really happen?

21 Oct 2016

Baby Jesus statue in Canada criticised after 'shocking' restoration

A holy cock up

by Tom Fordy
21 Oct 2016

This man tried to shoplift a venetian blind stuffed down his trousers

Fair play

20 Oct 2016

Great men tells us about the greatest beer they ever had

Irvine Welsh, Idris Elba, Frank Turner, Ken Loach & more

20 Oct 2016

This letter from George Bush to Bill Clinton shows Trump what class is

From one President to another

by Dave Fawbert
20 Oct 2016

Charlie Brooker on nostalgia, social media and Black Mirror

The Black Mirror creator has his say on the filmmaker's criticism of modern TV

20 Oct 2016

An ode to Kumbuka, the gorilla who escaped and downed 5l of squash

Let's take a moment to savour ZSL London's great primate escape, the hero we all want to be

by Tristan Cross
20 Oct 2016

30 times Gary Lineker said what we were all thinking

Unafraid to speak his mind - and usually right

by Dave Fawbert
20 Oct 2016

Stephen Hawking thinks A.I. could be worst thing to happen to humanity

Run for the hills, the machines are about to take over

by Tom Fordy
20 Oct 2016