Thierry Henry – Bio, Net Worth, Salary, Wife, Nationality,

Thierry Daniel Henry professionally known as Thierry Henry is a French professional football coach and former football player. He is considered one of the greatest strikers of all time in the history of the game. He started playing football for the youth ranks of CO Les Ulis and also played for the youth of US Palaiseau, Viry-Chatillon, INF Clairefontaine, and Monaco. His football career started with Monaco’s youth rank under manager Arsene Wenger. He signed professional forms with Monaco and made his professional debut on 31 August 1994. In the 1996-97 season, his solid performances helped the club win the Ligue 1 title. In 1999, he moved Italian club Juventus for £10.5 million where he majorly played as a left-winger. Unsettled in Italy, he was transferred to Arsenal on 3 August 1999 for an estimated fee of £11 million. In Arsenal, he made his name as a world-class footballer. With Arsenal, he won two Premier League, FA Cup, and FA Community Shield. On 25 June 2007, he moved to Barcelona for €24 million, signing a four-year deal for a reported €6.8 (£4.6) million per season. At Barcelona, he was given the number 14 jersey, the same as he had worn at Arsenal. With Barcelona he won two La Liga, one Copa del Rey, Supercoppa de Espana, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Super Cup and FIFA Club World Cup. In July 2010, he signed a contract for multiple years with Major League Soccer club New York Red Bulls and made his full MLS debut on 31 July 2010. On 6 January 2012, he re-signed for the club on a two-month loan deal; he covered for Gervinho and Chamakh while they were participating in the Africa Cup of Nations that year. He made his second Arsenal debut as a substitute against Leeds United in the FA Cup third round and scored the only goal. On 17 February 2012, he returned to Red Bulls to prepare for the 2012 season. He helped New York Bulls to win Supporter’s Shield which was the club’s first major trophy in their 17-year history. On 1 December 2014, it was announced that he left New York Bulls after four-and-a-half years at the club. On 16 December, he announced his retirement as a player and stated that he would begin working for Sky Sports as a pundit. After working at Sky for over three years, he quit his position in July 2018 to focus on his career as a coach.

On the international level, he has represented France at U20 and the senior level. He made his France national team debut in 1997 and got retirement in 2010. He has made 123 appearances and scored 51 goals for France national team. With France, he won the 1998 FIFA World Cup, UEFA Euro 200, and 2003 FIFA Confederations Cup. He was named the French Player of the Year a record five times. He was also named to the UEFA Euro 2000 Team of the Tournament, awarded both the 2003 FIFA Confederations Cup Golden Ball and Golden Shoe, and was named to the 2006 FIFA World Cup All-Star Team. In October 2007, he became his country’s record goalscorer.

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What is Thierry Henry Famous For?

  • Being a professional football player.
  • Won the 1996-97 Ligue 1 with Monaco.
  • Won 2001-02, 2002-03 Premier League with Arsenal.
  • Won the 2001-02, 2002-03 FA Cup with Arsenal.
  • Won 2002, 2004 FA Community Shield with Arsenal.
  • Won the 2008-09, 2009-10 La Liga with Barcelona.
  • Won the 2008-09 Copa del Rey with Barcelona.
  • Won the 2009 Supercoppa de Espana with Barcelona.
  • Won the 2008-09 UEFA Champions League with Barcelona.
  • Won the 2009 UEFA Super Cup with Barcelona.
  • Won the 2009 FIFA Club World Cup with Barcelona.
  • Won the 2013 Supporter’s Shield with New York Bulls.
  • Won the 1998 FIFA World Cup with France.
  • Won the 2000 UEFA European Championship with France.
  • Won the 2003 FIFA Confederations Cup with France.
  • Won the 1996-97 UNFP Division 1 Young Player of the Year.
  • Won the 2002-03, 2003-04 PFA Players’ Player of the Year.
  • Won 2002-03, 2003-04, 2005-06 FWA Footballer of the Year.
  • Won the 2003-04, 2005-06 Premier League Player of the Season.
  • Won the 2001-02, 2003-04, 2004-05, 2005-06 Premier League Golden Boot.
  • Won the 2002-03 Premier League top assist provider.
  • Won the 2004-05 Golden Boot Landmark Award 10.
  • Won the 2004-05 Golden Boot Landmark Award 20.
  • Won the 2002-03 BBC Goal of the Season.
  • Won the 2013 Best MLS Player ESPY Award.
  • Won the 2003, 2006 Onze d’Or.
  • Won the 2003-04, 2004-05 European Golden Boot.
  • Won 2000, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006 French Player of the Year.
  • Won the 2003 IFFHS World’s Top Goal Scorer of the Year.
  • Won the France 2003 2003 FIFA Confederations Cup Golden Ball.
  • Won the France 2003 2003 FIFA Confederations Cup Golden Shoe.

Where is Thierry Henry From?

Thierry Henry was born on 17 August 1977. His birth name is Thierry Daniel Henry. His birthplace is Les Ulis, France. He was born to his father, Antoine Henry, and his mother, Maryse Henry where he grew up with his brothers, Willy Henry and Dimitri Henry. Right before his birth, his parents left the French Antilles to make a better life for themselves where they moved to a ghetto-like neighborhood. He holds French nationality. He belongs to mixed ethnicity. His religion is Christianity. His horoscope sign is Leo.

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Thierry Henry Football Career Timeline

  • He started playing football for the youth ranks of CO Les Ulis and also played for the youth of US Palaiseau, Viry-Chatillon, INF Clairefontaine, and Monaco. 
  • His football career started with Monaco’s youth rank under manager Arsene Wenger and signed professional forms with Monaco.
  • He made his professional debut on 31 August 1994 in a 2-0 loss against Nice.
  • In 1996, he was named the French Young Footballer of the Year under the guidance and training of Arsene Wenger. 
  • In the 1996-97 season, his solid performances helped the club win the Ligue 1 title. 
  • He continued to play for Monaco and impressed everyone with his brilliant performance.  In his five seasons with the club, he scored 20 league goals in 105 appearances.
  • In 1999, he left Monaco and moved to the Italian club Juventus for £10.5 million where he majorly played as a left-winger. In the same year, he scored his first goal for the team, two in 3-1 defeat of league leaders Lazio.

Thierry Henry Juventus

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  • Unsettled in Italy, he was transferred to Arsenal on 3 August 1999 for an estimated fee of £11 million where he was reunited with his former manager Arsene Wenger.
  • In Arsenal, he made his name as a world-class footballer. Wenger played him as a striker and he helped his team win against Southampton.
  • In 2000, his second season with Arsenal was successful as he became the team’s ace goal-scorer and helped the team reached the finals of the FA Cup but lost 2-1 to Liverpool. He was largely responsible for making his club a powerhouse.
  • In 2002, he became the league’s top goalscorer and netted 32 goals in all competitions as he led Arsenal to a double and his first silverware with the club.
  • In 2003, he scored 32 goals in all competitions while contributing 23 assists, which led his club to another FA Cup, and was declared man-of-the-match in the finals. He was named the PFA Players’ Player of the Year and FWA Footballer of the Year.
  • In 2004, he was the top scorer in the Premier League and scored 30 goals which helped Arsenal win the title without losing even a single match; the feat was last achieved 115 years ago. He was also again voted the PFA Player of the Year and FWA Footballer of the Year, becoming the first player in 50 years to be named FWA Footballer of the Year for two consecutive years.
  • In the 2005-06 season, he became the club’s top goalscorer of all time and helped his club Arsenal win the FA Cup but he suffered from a knee injury which kept him out of the final match against Manchester United. He completed the season as the league’s top goalscorer and was voted the FWA Footballer of the Year for the third time in his career.
  • In 2006, he scored his 200th goal for his club Arsenal in a winning effort against Birmingham.

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  • He also captained his club Arsenal in their first Champions League final where Arsenal was beaten 2-1 by Barcelona. He then signed a four-year contract and declared his love for the club by staying with them, turning down two high-paying bids from Spanish clubs.
  • In the 2006-07 season, he was marred by injuries. Although he scored 10 goals in 17 domestic appearances for Arsenal.
  • On 25 June 2007, in an unexpected turn of events, he moved to Barcelona for €24 million, signing a four-year deal for a reported €6.8 (£4.6) million per season. 
  • At Barcelona, he was given the number 14 jersey, the same as he had worn at Arsenal, and scored his first goal for his new club on 19 September 2007 in a 3-0 win over Lyon in the Champions League group stage.
  • On 29 September 2007, he recorded his first hat-trick for Barca in a Primera Division match against Levante. 
  • He was unable to reproduce the goal-scoring form he achieved with Arsenal.
  • In 2009, Barcelona won the Primera Division and Champions League. He helped his new team win a sextuple, consisting of Supercopa de Espana, UEFA Super Cup, and the FIFA Club World Cup.
  • With Barcelona he won two La Liga, one Copa del Rey, Supercoppa de Espana, UEFA Champions League, UEFA Super Cup and FIFA Club World Cup. 

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  • In July 2010, he signed a contract for multiple years with Major League Soccer club New York Bulls and made his full MLS debut on 31 July 2010 in a 2-2 draw against Houston Dynamo.
  • On 28 August 2010, he scored his first MLS goal in a 2-0 victory against San Jose Earthquakes.
  • On 6 January 2012, he re-signed for the club on a two-month loan deal; he covered for Gervinho and Chamakh while they were participating in the Africa Cup of Nations that year. He made his second Arsenal debut as a substitute against Leeds United in the FA Cup third round and scored the only goal. 
  • On 17 February 2012, he returned to Red Bulls to prepare for the 2012 season.
  • On 31 March 2012, he scored his first MLS hat-trick in a 5-2 Red Bulls win over the Montreal Impact and was named MLS Player of the Month and was the highest-paid player of MLS. He helped New York Bulls to win Supporter’s Shield which was the club’s first major trophy in their 17-year history. 
  • On 1 December 2014, it was announced that he left New York Bulls after four-and-a-half years at the club. 
  • On 16 December 2014, he announced his retirement as a player and stated that he would begin working for Sky Sports as a pundit. After working at Sky for over three years, he quit his position in July 2018 to focus on his career as a coach.

Thierry Henry France

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Thierry Henry International Career

  • He has represented France at U20 and the senior level. 
  • With his good form for Monaco, he was a call-up to the U20 France national team, where he played in the 1997 FIFA World Youth Championship.
  • Within four months, he was called up to the senior team by the French head coach Aime Jacquet and made his senior international debut on 11 October 1997 in a 2-1 win against South Africa.
  • In 1998, he was made a Knight of the Legion of Honour, France’s highest decoration.
  • With France, he won the 1998 FIFA World Cup, UEFA Euro 200, and 2003 FIFA Confederations Cup. 
  • He was named the French Player of the Year a record five times and also was named to the UEFA Euro 2000 Team of the Tournament, awarded both the 2003 FIFA Confederations Cup Golden Ball and Golden Shoe, and was named to the 2006 FIFA World Cup All-Star Team. 
  • On 22 June 2010, following France’s elimination from the World Cup after a 2-1 loss against South Africa in the group stage, he announced his retirement from international football, having obtained 123 caps and scored 51 goals for his country, thus finishing his international career as France’s all-time top scorer, and second most capped player after Lilian Thuram. 

Thierry Henry New York Red Bulls

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Thierry Henry Managerial Career

  • In February 2015, he began coaching Arsenal’s youth teams in tandem with his work for Sky Sports.
  • Having earned a UEFA A License, he was offered the job of the under-18 coach by Academy head Andries Jonker, but the decision was overruled by Wenger, who wanted a full-time coach for the team.
  • In August 2016, he became the second assistant coach for the Belgium national team where he worked alongside Roberto Martinez and Graeme Jones.
  • At the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Belgium reached the semi-final but lost to his home nation France 1-0. He picked up a Bronze medal after Belgium defeated England 2-0 in the third-place play-off to secure their best-ever World Cup finish.
  • In August 2018, he was reportedly offered the position of head coach by Bordeaux but he didn’t accept the offer after disagreements with the club’s owners.
  • On 18 October 2018, he signed a three-year deal and was unveiled as Monaco manager.
  • On 24 January 2019, he was dismissed at Monaco where the club was 19th at the time of his departure, and he left with a record of 4 wins, 5 draws, and 11 defeats, from 20 games in charge.
  • On 14 November 2019, he signed with Major League Soccer side CF Montreal on a two-year deal until the end of the 2021 season.
  • On 25 February 2021, he stepped down as head coach for family reasons after leading Montreal to their first playoff berth in four seasons, prior to the 2021 season.

Thierry Henry family

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Thierry Henry Wife

Looking at his personal life, Thierry Henry got married to Nicole Merry, also known as Claire, an English model in 2003. After two years of their wedding, they had a child named Tea. The couple got divorced in December 2008. Currently, he is in a relationship with his beautiful girlfriend, Andrea Rajacic. The couple has a son named Tristan Henry. He is having an intimate relationship with his love and children. They are living their life happily together.

Thierry Henry girlfriend

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Thierry Henry Height

Thierry Henry stands at a height of 1.88m i.e. 6 feet and 2 inches tall. He has a bodyweight of 83kg. He has an athletic body build. His eye color and hair color are black. His sexual orientation is straight.

Thierry Henry Salary and Net Worth

Thierry Henry is a retired professional footballer who had played for clubs like Monaco, Juventus, Arsenal, Barcelona, and New York Red Bulls. He has earned from his professional career as a football player and now earned from his professional career as a football coach. His income is from contracts, salaries, bonuses, and endorsements. As of 2021, his estimated net worth is around $60 million and his salary is about $56,560.

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