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Thierry Henry
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Personal information
Full nameThierry Daniel Henry
Date of birth17 August 1977 (1977-08-17) (age 42)
Place of birthLes Ulis, Essonne, France
Height1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing positionStriker
Club information
Current clubNew York Red Bulls
Number14
Youth career
1992-1994Monaco
Senior career*
YearsTeamApps(Gls)
1994-1989
1999
1999-2007
2007-2010
2010-
Monaco
Juventus
Arsenal
Barcelona
New York Red Bulls
National team
1997-France
* 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 currently plays for the 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.

On the France national team, Henry has scored 5 goals in World Cup competitions. Only one French player, Michel Platini, has scored more goals than Henry.

Club career statistics

Club performance League CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
FranceLeague Coupe de France EuropeTotal
1994/95 Monaco Division 1 8 3 - - 8 3
1995/96 18 3 3 0 1 0 22 3
1996/97 36 9 3 0 9 1 48 10
1997/98 30 4 5 0 9 7 44 11
1998/99 13 1 1 0 5 0 19 1
ItalyLeague Coppa Italia EuropeTotal
1998/99 Juventus Serie A 16 3 - - 16 3
EnglandLeague FA Cup EuropeTotal
1999/00 Arsenal Premier League 31 17 5 1 12 8 48 26
2000/01 35 17 4 1 14 4 53 22
2001/02 33 24 5 1 11 7 49 32
2002/03 37 24 6 1 12 7 55 32
2003/04 37 30 4 4 10 5 51 39
2004/05 32 25 2 0 8 5 42 30
2005/06 32 27 2 1 10 5 44 33
2006/07 17 10 3 1 7 1 27 12
SpainLeague Copa del Rey EuropeTotal
2007/08 Barcelona La Liga 30 12 7 4 10 3 47 19
2008/09 29 19 1 1 12 6 42 26
2009/10
Country France 105 20 12 0 24 8 141 28
Italy 16 3 - - 16 3
England 254 174 31 10 84 42 369 226
Spain 59 31 8 5 22 9 89 45
Total 434 228 56 18 130 59 621 305

International career statistics

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France national team
YearAppsGoals
1997 1 0
1998 10 3
1999 0 0
2000 14 5
2001 7 3
2002 10 3
2003 14 11
2004 13 3
2005 6 3
2006 16 8
2007 6 5
2008 11 4
2009 9 3
2010
Total 117 51

References