Thierry Henry announced his retirement from professional football on Tuesday prompting tributes from all corners of the globe.
Henry made his debut for French club AS Monaco in 1994 and went onto make 141 appearances, scoring 28 goals.
It was with the Gunners where he really rose to prominence, scoring the remarkable total of 228 goals in 376 appearances, including 175 in the Premier League which is the equal-fourth highest in history. Henry won two Premier League titles and three FA Cups during his time in north London.
The 123-time France international netted 49 times in 121 matches for Barcelona between 2007 and 2010 (including two La Liga titles and one Champions League trophy) before he made his way to Major League Soccer with the New York Red Bulls.
During his time Stateside, Henry scored 52 goals in 135 appearances for the Red Bulls and left a lasting legacy on the competition as evidenced by the following posts on Twitter from players and clubs in the USA and Canada's top flight.
New York Red Bulls (@NewYorkRedBulls) December 16, 2014
Tim Cahill (@Tim_Cahill) December 16, 2014
Houston Dynamo (@HoustonDynamo) December 16, 2014
Seattle Sounders FC (@SoundersFC) December 16, 2014
Philadelphia Union (@PhilaUnion) December 16, 2014
Columbus Crew SC (@ColumbusCrewSC) December 16, 2014
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