Thierry Henry (b. August 17, 1977) is a French footballer born in Les Ulis, France. He currently plays for Arsenal F.C in the English FA Premier league and the national team of France.

He transferred from Juventus in August 1999 to Arsenal FC for 10.5 million. He made his national team debut in October 1997 against South Africa.

Many people consider Thierry Henry to be the most exciting player to watch in world soccer. Although played as a striker, his versatility at all aspects of the game makes him more influental than a traditional striker. He creates as many goals as he scores. His blistering pace leaves even the best defenders in his wake.

  • Clubs

Club From Until Played - total Goals - total Played - league Goals - league Played - Europe Goals - Europe
AS Monaco FCTrainee 1990January 1999 119 32 110 20 9 12
JuventusJanuary 1990August 1999 16 3 16 3 0 0
Arsenal F.CAugust 1999present 200+25 126 135+15 92 49+5 29

Figures for Arsenal correct to 30-Nov-03.

  • Honors
    • World Cup - 1998
    • European Championship - 2000
    • FA Cup - 2002 2003
    • FA Premier league - 2002
    • Captain of France under-18 team record of when/how many games
    • Appearances for France under-21 - 1
    • Appearances for France - 50+4, goals 25
    • English Premier League Golden Boot Winner (23 goals) 2001-2002
    • English Premier League Player of the Year 2002-2003
    • Nominated for FIFA world player of the year 2003