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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.  

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Arsenal's Invincibles tactics explained
Arsenal's Invincibles tactics explained
The team you know, the tactics you don't!
Ranking the 10 best Arsenal players under Arsene Wenger
Ranking the 10 best Arsenal players under Arsene Wenger
Arsene Wenger has managed some magnificent players, here are the top 10.
Arsenal's Greatest XI of all time
Arsenal's Greatest XI of all time
Which 11 Gunners legends make the team?
Top 10 French footballers of all time
Top 10 French footballers of all time
France has produced a wealth of outstanding players over the years and here are the elite handful who can be considered the greatest.
FIFA 18: Arsenal fans rip EA apart after Thierry Henry's rating is revealed 
FIFA 18: Arsenal fans rip EA apart after Thierry Henry's rating is revealed 
Henry's rating certainly does him no justice.
Can Alexandre Lacazette provide the consistency that Arsenal have been missing?
Can Alexandre Lacazette provide the consistency that Arsenal have been missing?
Arsenal have missed a consistent threat after Henry scored over 20 league goals for five consecutive seasons at the club.
5 best French players to have played in the Premier League
5 best French players to have played in the Premier League
Arsenal are known for their French connection, but here are the five best players from France to play in the Premier League.
5 Arsenal players who would have been perfect at Manchester United
5 Arsenal players who would have been perfect at Manchester United
Just like how Robin van Persie made the switch from London to Manchester, imagine if these 5 players had gone down the same path...
Five greatest Arsenal strikers since Thierry Henry left
Five greatest Arsenal strikers since Thierry Henry left
Thierry Henry will go down as one of the Premier League's best ever players, but has anyone stepped up to take his role at Arsenal?
Best FIFA XI of all time
Best FIFA XI of all time
Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo fail to make the cut.
Amid the Cold War, Arsene Wenger deserves one final war chest - to land Kylian Mbappe
Amid the Cold War, Arsene Wenger deserves one final war chest - to land Kylian Mbappe
As Wenger potentially enters his last two years at the Emirates, he needs to be given the backing to build a team for his successor.
FIFA 18: Four new Icons revealed
FIFA 18: Four new Icons revealed
Pele, Maradona, Yashin and Henry are now in the game.
All the winners of the FIFA Confederations Cup
All the winners of the FIFA Confederations Cup
With just about a week to go for the tournament to begin, we take a look at the five teams who have won this tournament in the past.
5 reasons why Kylian Mbappe should sign for Arsenal
5 reasons why Kylian Mbappe should sign for Arsenal
Arsenal have chiselled some youngsters into stars in the past and there's no reason why Mbappe can't be another one of them.
The five most prolific teams in Champions League history
The five most prolific teams in Champions League history
Real Madrid became the first team to score 500 goals in the history of the competition, beating some outstanding rivals in the process.
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