- Bobby began his playing career with Ajax and was once pictured smiling alongside a man by the name of Luis Suarez.
- At the age of 12 he was signed by Barcelona. However, because he moved to Spain without both of his parents his transfer was determined to be one seven that fell foul of FIFA regulations. He was subsequently banned from playing competitive games for the Catalans until the age of sixteen.
- Last season he was sent out on loan to PSV Eindhoven. He was due to return to Barcelona this summer but, according to the Daily Mail, he has grown tired of being moved about by the Spaniards and is ready to stun them by signing for Liverpool.