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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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FIFA 18: Arsenal fans rip EA apart after Thierry Henry's rating is revealed 
Henry's rating certainly does him no justice.
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