Robin van Persie's Man United volley voted best Premier League goal

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Former Manchester United striker Robin van Persie's stunning volley against Aston Villa in April 2013 has been voted the best goal of the Premier League era.

Van Persie took the accolade after a vote among players who had scored more than 100 goals in the division.

He received an award at a Legends of Football event in London which celebrated 25 seasons of Premier League football and raised money for charity. Van Persie's goal, smashed home from a Wayne Rooney pass as United secured their 20th league title that night, was the second of a first-half hat trick.

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