Thierry Henry has retired from soccer.
In an unsurprising move, the French striker has chosen to end his professional career (just a matter of hours ago) at the impressive age of 37. For those that do not play soccer, ending one’s career at 37 would be a splendid achievement for a professional goalkeeper. But for an actively involved striker, it takes a genuine world-class talent.
That’s Thierry Henry.
And the statistics are phenomenal. Let’s try to tackle a few of them:
- Arsenal: Henry scored 228 goals and had 93 assists in 376 games (« Thierry Henry in numbers: The stats as the Frenchman hangs up his boots, » Alex Richards, 12/16/14).
- Barcelona: He scored 49 goals in three seasons, which amounted to 121 appearances. « He won two Liga titles, one Champions League, one Club World Cup, one Copa del Rey, one Spanish Super Cup, and one European Super Cup with…
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