Thierry Henry facts for kids
|Full name||Thierry Daniel Henry|
|Date of birth||17 August 1977|
|Place of birth||Les Ulis, Essonne, France|
|Height||1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)|
|Current club||New York Red Bulls|
New York Red Bulls
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only.
† Appearances (Goals).
Thierry Henry (born 17 August 1977 in Les Ulis, Essonne, France) is a French football player. He is now retired but used to play at New York Red Bulls and was previously a part of the France national team. He is considered one of the world's best players.
Henry started his career at small clubs in France. He had played for the Italian team, Juventus. In 2001, he joined Arsenal of England, where he became one of the best players in the English Premier League. After three years with FC Barcelona he went to the USA to play for the New York Red Bulls in the Major League Soccer. He has been named the Football Writers' Association Footballer of the Year three times and the French Player of the Year four times since 2001.
Club career statistics
|France||League||Coupe de France||Europe||Total|
|Spain||League||Copa del Rey||Europe||Total|
International career statistics
|France national team|
Images for kids
Henry playing for Barcelona in a UEFA Champions League game during the 2008–09 season.
Henry playing for the New York Red Bulls in 2011.
Henry playing for France against Italy during the 2006 FIFA World Cup Final. He wore number 12 for France, the same number as his idol Marco van Basten.
Henry (in blue, fourth from right) enters the field with France in their Euro 2008 game against the Netherlands
Henry taking on Manchester United defender John O'Shea. In his prime, Henry would often drift out to the left wing position and run towards goal.
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