SPORT NEWS: Thierry Henry retires from football and become Sky Sports pundit.
The Arsenal, France and Barcelona legend Thierry Henry has announced his retirement from football. And there is a good news though, he return to England to take on a role as a Sky Sports pundit.
The 37-year-old made his announcement on his Facebook page, bringing an end to his 20-year career during which he became one of the best strikers in the world.
On Monday (15 December), he confirmed he would not return for the new season, and this morning (Tuesday, 16 December) he confirmed that he will become a TV football pundit in London with Sky.
Thierry Henry stated on his Facebook page:
“After 20 years in the game I have decided to retire from professional football. It has been an incredible journey and I would like to thank all the fans, team mates and individuals involved with AS Monaco, Juventus, Arsenal FC, FC Barcelona, the New York Red Bulls and of course the French National Team that have made my time in the game so special.
“It is now time for a different career path and I am pleased to say that I will be returning to London and joining Sky Sports. I will hopefully share some of the insights, observations and experiences I have learnt over the years with you guys.
“I have had some amazing memories (mostly good!) and a wonderful experience.
“I hope you have enjoyed watching as much as I have enjoyed taking part.
“See you on the other side…”
During his career he was part of the French World Cup and European Championship-winning squads of 1998 and 2000, and won league titles with Monaco, Arsenal and Barcelona – also winning three FA Cups with the Gunners and a Champions League title with Barcelona.
His most recent club was the New York Red Bulls, who he joined in 2010 and helped to the MLS Eastern Conference title twice.
— Aaron Ramsey (@aaronramsey) December 16, 2014
— Sky Sports News HQ (@SkySportsNewsHQ) December 16, 2014
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