Sunday, May 20, 2007

Thierry Henry

Thierry Henry plays as a striker for Arsenal and France. He was born in August 17, 1977.Henry began his playing career at AS Monaco. He then transferred to Juventus and finally arrived to Arsenal. Though his debut was not a good one, over several seasons Henry has produced some scintillating displays for the club. Not only he has scored breathtaking goals but produced those goals at a consistent rate. And now almost eight years with the club he has already become the all time leading goal scorer.

Henry has collected almost all medals that a professional footballer can acquire except the Champions League winner medal. Henry has been runner-up twice for FIFA World Player of the year. After the departure of club captain Patrick Vieira, Henry was made club captain to lead the Gunners frontline.

Thierry Henry’s contribution to Arsenal is remarkable. He is a nightmare for any defense of any team. Henry has a very quick feet, exceptional ball control, agile, superb finish combined with pace. Henry is lethal and will score goal from inside and outside of the box. Further his shooting abilities followed by some quick uncanny tricks causes havoc in any opponents mind.

Thierry Henry has so far scored 174 goals in 254 League appearances for the Gunners and 39 goals in 91 appearances for his national side (France).

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