Who is Thierry Henry?
Arsenal legend Thierry Henry was born on August 17, 1977 in Les Ulis, Essonne, Île-de-France. As a footballer, Henry is one of the most beloved players of all time. He is the second-highest appearance maker for France national team with 123 caps and 51 goals. He was part of the France team that won the UEFA Euro 2000, 1998 World Cup and the 2003 Confederations Cup-winning Golden Boot and Golden Shoe in the same tournament.
Unsettled in Serie A at Juventus Henry made a switch to Arsenal in 1999 for a reported £11 million fee with his former manager Arsène Wenger t was a team that made him a world-class footballer,
After winning the Euro 2000 was ready to prove himself at Arsenal, despite recording fewer goals and assists than his first year with the Gunners, Henry’s second season was proved to be a breakthrough, as he became the club’s top goalscorer reaching the FA Cup final and ending as Premier League runner-up in 2000/01 season.
What are Thierry Henry’s records and honours at Arsenal?
French forward has finished his Arsenal career with a record 228 goals (the most in the club history); 175 of them came in the Premier League.
Thierry Henry holds the Gunners record for most appearances in Europe 86, and is the club’s record goalscorer in European competitions where he has managed to found back of the net 42 times, Most Champions League goals: 35, Most Premier League hat-tricks: 8.
With Arsenal, Henry has won two league trophies and three FA Cups and was an integral part of the “Invincibles” team of 2003-04, as he has managed to found back of the net 30-times in 37 league games. He won PFA player of the year twice, in 2003 and 2004; he has been named in the PFA Team of the year for six consecutive times from 2000-01 to 2005-06. During his time in Premier League, the French forward has won four Golden Boot.
Thierry Henry’s return to Arsenal
After training with Arsenal during the MLS off-season, a French football legend re-signed on a two-month loan contract on 6 January 2012. This was to provide cover for Marouane Chamakh and Gervinho. Henry had been handed a No.12 jersey as Theo Walcott wear his former No.14. He has made his second Arsenal debut in the FA Cup against Leeds United and scored the only goal. He scored the winning goal against Sunderland, the final goal for the club