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Robin van Persie crushes Piers Morgan’s heart

May 26, 2013, 2:26 PM EDT

Manchester United's Van Persie celebrates

Since Robin van Persie’s £24 million transfer from Arsenal to Manchester United last August, CNN host and Arsenal homer Piers Morgan has repeatedly voiced his displeasure over the Dutchman’s sale.

Morgan’s cries have been well-voiced during his Fox Soccer special appearances and on Twitter where the 48 year old has been using the hashtag #VanPursestrings throughout the entire season.

Van Persie finally drove the dagger deep into Morgan’s heart when he took time away from sipping championship bubbly to send the pundit a signed photograph of himself kissing the Premier League trophy.

Morgan has responded by tweeting out the photo images and vowing to use the photo as a doormat at his Beverly Hills home:

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