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Thierry Henry Biography & Latest News

Thierry Henry Biography

Thierry Daniel Henry is a French footballer who plays as a striker for New York Red Bulls in Major League Soccer. Henry was spotted by Monaco's scout after he scored all six goals as his side won 6–0. Subsequently, Henry signed professional forms with Monaco, and made his professional debut on 31 August 1994, in a 2–0 loss against Nice. Henry was named the French Young Footballer of the Year in 1996, and in the 1996–97 season, his solid performances helped the club win the Ligue 1 title. During the 1997–98 season, he was instrumental in leading his club to the UEFA Champions League semi-final, setting a French record by scoring seven goals in the competition. In Janyary 1999, he moved to Italian Serie A club Juventus for £10.5 million. Henry transferred from Juventus on 3 August 1999 to Arsenal for an estimated fee of £11 million, reuniting with his former manager Arsène Wenger. It was at Arsenal that Henry made his name as a world-class footballer. Apart from being named for the second year running as the PFA Players' Player of the Year and FWA Footballer of the Year, Henry emerged once again as the runner-up for 2004 FIFA World Player of the Year award. With 39 goals scored in all competitions, he won the European Golden Boot. On 17 October 2005, Henry became the club's top goal-scorer of all time. Henry scored his 100th league goal at Highbury and wound up the season as the league's top goal-scorer. Also, for the third time in his career, he was voted the FWA Footballer of the Year. On 25 June 2007, Henry was transferred to Barcelona for €24 million on a four year deal. in July 2008, Arsenal fans voted him as Arsenal's greatest player ever in Arsenal.com's Gunners' Greatest 50 Players poll. In July 2010, Henry signed a multi-year contract with Major League Soccer (MLS) club New York Red Bulls for the 2010 season as its second designated player. On 31 March 2012, Henry scored his first MLS hat-trick in a 5–2 Red Bulls win over Montreal Impact. He was named MLS Player of the Month that same month. Henry enjoyed similar success with the French national team, having won the 1998 FIFA World Cup, UEFA Euro 2000 and 2003 FIFA Confederations Cup. In October 2007, he surpassed Michel Platini's record to become France's top goal-scorer of all time. Henry retired from international football after the 2010 FIFA World Cup.  

Thierry Henry Latest News & Articles

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Arsenal and Wenger: 20 years of class by ‘Le Professeur’

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Eden Hazard says Thierry Henry gets the best out of him

Eden Hazard has regained his swagger and is in sublime form at the moment.

What If: Arsene Wenger had offered Zlatan Ibrahimovic a contract instead of a trial

On the eve of the clash between Mourinho and Wenger, we take a look at a scenario wherein Wenger might watch on pondering what if.

Video: Thierry Henry, Robert Pires and Marc Bartra wish Bengaluru FC ahead of AFC Cup final

Wishes start pouring in for Bengaluru FC before the AFC Cup final

EPL 2016/17: Thierry Henry backs Zlatan Ibrahimovic to overcome dip in form

Ibrahimovic has not scored in his last 6 games and missed a host of chances against Burnley at the weekend.

EPL 2016/17: Olivier Giroud can help the Gunners win, provided he plays as a sub, says Thierry Henry

Olivier Giroud can play a crucial role as a substitute in Arsenal's run to the title, according to the former Gunner Thierry Henry.

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Five important things to keep an eye out for in the upcoming round of Champions League 2016/17 group fixtures.

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Henry believes Wenger has a lot to offer at Arsenal.

Video: Thierry Henry plays football in India for the first time

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Kolkata football fans left bewitched by Thierry Henry

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