Arsenal legend Thierry Henry has praised Liverpool fans after playing in a charity game at Anfield on Sunday, reports the Daily Star.
Frenchman Henry played at the ground eight times during his pro career, all with the Gunners.
He got the chance to play there again in a charity match organised by Reds heroes Steven Gerrard and Jamie Carragher. He brought some excitement to the affair with a brilliant piece of skill to set up Ryan Babel for a shot. The 37-year-old pretended to shoot with his right foot, before passing with his left.
After the match, Henry said: “I’ve said so many times they are amazing. When they are singing ‘You’ll Never Walk Alone’, it is just amazing. It was the first time that I could, and was allowed, to watch it and enjoy it and it is great. This crowd has won so many points for the team.
“What a day for Stevie G, what a day for Carra and what a day for the club. I was just happy to be a small part of it.”
As a fan favourite at the Emirates it is surprising that the former striker would give such high praise to a rival group of supporters. With Gunners fans gaining the unwanted reputation of being too quiet on matchdays in North London, maybe their ex-player was trying to show them what they should be doing?