The Frenchman was one of the best players of his generation…
Legendary player Thierry Henry retired from football on Tuesday, and the 37-year-old elicited a great response from the world game. Henry has decided to become a Sky Sports pundit now that his playing days are over, so won’t completely disappear from our screens when the football is on.
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The Frenchman made 123 appearances for his nation, scoring 51 goals. He became infamous for his hand ball in a World Cup play off against Ireland which helped the French side to get in to the competition.
He also played club football for Arsenal, Barcelona, Juventus, AS Monaco, and New York Red Bulls during his time as a player, and was successful with all of them. The ex-striker was most well known for his time at the Gunners, where he was one of the “Invincibles” and became a Champions League winner at Camp Nou. He spent the final days of his playing career with MLS side New York Red Bulls.
Here are his former clubs’ reactions to his retirement…
— AS MONACO (@AS_Monaco) December 16, 2014
— Arsenal FC (@Arsenal) December 16, 2014
— New York Red Bulls (@NewYorkRedBulls) December 16, 2014