Countdown Conundrum Unexpectedly Features Robin Van Persie's Name

Mark PattersonUK Staff WriterOctober 31, 2013

Popular number and letters game Countdown always finishes with a conundrum—nine letters randomly laid out which must be rearranged to spell out a single word.

But Wednesday's edition of the show on Channel 4 threw everyone off the scent when Manchester United striker Robin Van Persie's name came up.

The two contestants, perhaps distracted by the name, failed to get the answer.

To save you guys going crazy, the answer is:


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