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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.  

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14 facts you did not know about Thierry Henry
14 facts you did not know about Thierry Henry
From dancing to cooking, here is everything you need to know about the former Arsenal legend.
Arsene Wenger or the board: Who is to blame for Arsenal's failings?
Arsene Wenger or the board: Who is to blame for Arsenal's failings?
Arsene Wenger is under severe pressure from fans for failing to win trophies.
Arsenal vs Bayern Munich - All time combined XI
Arsenal vs Bayern Munich - All time combined XI
A combined XI of the greatest players to ever feature for Arsenal and Bayern Munich.
5 best performances by Arsenal in the UEFA Champions League
5 best performances by Arsenal in the UEFA Champions League
Some of the best games Arsenal have played in the UEFA Champions League could spur them on this season.
Report: Rafael Benitez joins list of candidates to replace Arsene Wenger at Arsenal
Report: Rafael Benitez joins list of candidates to replace Arsene Wenger at Arsenal
The Spaniard may also bring back a former Arsenal legend in his coaching staff
Meet Kylian Mbappe: The Monaco youngster Wenger believes could be the next Thierry Henry
Meet Kylian Mbappe: The Monaco youngster Wenger believes could be the next Thierry Henry
The attacker is regarded as one of France's most exciting players in a generation - and comparisons with Thierry Henry are well founded
5 ways through which Arsene Wenger revolutionised English football
5 ways through which Arsene Wenger revolutionised English football
The Frenchman has been responsible for plenty of great things that we see in the Premier League
Stats: Players who have scored 100+ Premier League goals
Stats: Players who have scored 100+ Premier League goals
Peter Crouch joined Premier League history after he became the 26th man to score 100 goals in the Premier League this week.
5 instances when managers and players answered a reporter's phone at the press conference
5 instances when managers and players answered a reporter's phone at the press conference
Using mobile phones as recorders have created some hilarious moments at press conferences
Video: Paul Pogba gatecrashes Thierry Henry's interview with Zlatan Ibrahimovic, hilarity ensues
Video: Paul Pogba gatecrashes Thierry Henry's interview with Zlatan Ibrahimovic, hilarity ensues
The banter between Ibrahimovic and Pogba is priceless!
Stats: Who scored the most goals in their first 100 Premier League games?
Stats: Who scored the most goals in their first 100 Premier League games?
Harry Kane scored his 59th EPL goal in his 100th game but where is he in the top 10?
SK Power Ranking: Top 10 EPL attackers - Gameweek 19
SK Power Ranking: Top 10 EPL attackers - Gameweek 19
We take a look at the top 10 attackers in the Premier League at the halfway mark on completion of Gameweek 19.
Transfer Rumour: Arsenal interested in Monaco starlet Kylian Mbappe
Transfer Rumour: Arsenal interested in Monaco starlet Kylian Mbappe
Mbappe has been likened to Arsenal legend Thierry Henry.
EPL 2016/17: New contracts for Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil could finally win Arsenal a title, says David Seaman
EPL 2016/17: New contracts for Alexis Sanchez and Mesut Ozil could finally win Arsenal a title, says David Seaman
The Arsenal legend says the club did the same thing with Thierry Henry and Patrick Vieira.
EPL 2016/17: Patrick Vieira says that Arsenal disappointed him
EPL 2016/17: Patrick Vieira says that Arsenal disappointed him
Patrick Vieira also revealed that he doesn't speak with Wenger.
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