Topend Sports Logo

Thierry Henry : Football (Soccer)

Thierry Daniel Henry (born August 17, 1977) is a retired French professional footballer who helped France win the 1998 World Cup. He also became Arsenal Football Club’s all-time leading scorer where he played eight years for the team and spent his two final seasons as captain. He led the team to the 2006 UEFA Champions League Final. Henry played as a forward for Monaco, Juventus, Barcelona and New York Red Bulls. He started his professional career for AS Monaco when he was only 17.

Greatest Sporting Achievements

Thierry Henry is the only football player to win the European Golden Boot for two consecutive seasons. When he played for Arsenal, he became a world-class player, becoming the team’s all-time leading scorer with 228 goals in all competitions. He also won two league titles, three FA Cups, a runner up for FIFA World Player of the Year award twice, became PFA Players’ Player of the Year twice and the FWA Football Player of the Year thrice. He even surpassed Michel Platini’s record to as France’s top goal scorer of all time.

Why Was He So Good?

Thierry Henry is one of the most outrageously talented players of the past decayed. He has an electric pace, extraordinary control; elaborate skill and unrivalled tranquility in front of goal.

What You May Not Know

Was he a legend?

Do you agree with Thierry Henry being a legend of football / soccer?

How would you rate their greatness? (from good to 'the best')

Related Pages

send us a comment Any comments, suggestions, or corrections? Please let us know.

More Football

Football (some call it soccer) is the world's most popular sport. There are many major football tournaments, the pinnacle is the FIFA World Cup. See a calendar of what is coming up. There have been many legends of the game, particularly winners of the Ballon d'Or. For players, there are articles about Football Fitness and Fitness Testing.

Profiles Extra

There are profiles of past athlete champions from a large range of sports. See also profiles of Olympic athletes and pages about sporting heroes.

 → How to Cite