Ten fun facts about Thierry Henry


Fact 1
It was at Arsenal that Henry made his name as a world-class footballer. Despite initially struggling in the Premier League, he emerged as Arsenal's top goal-scorer for almost every season of his tenure there.

Fact 2
Henry became a prolific striker and Arsenal's all-time leading scorer with 228 goals in all competitions.

Fact 3
The word “va-va-voom” was officially added to the Oxford Concise English Dictionary as a result of the Renault commercials starring Thierry. The phrase has become Thierry's trademark quote during the spots.


Fact 4
Thierry likes to listen to rap before he plays a match. Some of his favourite artists are Dr. Dre, Snoop Dog, Xzibit and the Wu-Tang Klan.

Fact 5
His two favourite movies are “The Usual Suspects” and “Antwone Fisher”.

Fact 6
The Frenchman won two league titles and three FA Cups with the Gunners; he was nominated for the FIFA World Player of the Year twice, was named the PFA Players' Player of the Year twice, and the FWA Footballer of the Year three times.

Fact 7
Henry has been named in the UEFA Team of the Year five times.

Fact 8
In 2010, he joined the New York Red Bulls of the Major League Soccer, and won the Eastern Conference title with them in 2010. He returned to Arsenal on loan for two months in 2012.

Fact 9
In October 2007, he surpassed Michel Platini's record to become France's top goal-scorer of all time.

Fact 10
Henry was also one of the top commercially marketed footballers.


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is a French footballer who plays as a striker for New York Red Bulls in Major League Soccer.



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