|Thierry Henry Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 2 in|
|Date of Birth||August 17, 1977|
Thierry Henry is a French football player and manager who has played for top clubs like Arsenal, Barcelona, Juventus, and New York Red Bulls before retiring in December 2014. He has also served as the manager of the Monaco Football Team from October 2018 to January 2019. He has more than 8 million followers on Facebook and more than 3 million followers on Twitter and Instagram each.
Thierry Daniel Henry
Titou, Titi, Tezza
Les Ulis, Île-de-France, France
Thierry studied at the Alexander Fleming School in Orsay.
He attended Clairefontaine Football Academy where players like Olivier Giroud and Abou Diaby also received their training.
Professional Football Player, Professional Football Coach
- Father – Antoine Henry
- Mother – Maryse Henry
- Siblings – Willy Henry (Older Brother), Dimitri Henry (Brother)
Henry is represented by Qvoice in London.
- 12, 13 – Monaco
- 6 – Juventus
- 12, 14 – Arsenal
- 14 – Barcelona
- 14 – New York Red Bulls
- 12 – French National Team
6 ft 2 in or 188 cm
83 kg or 183 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Thierry has dated –
- Nicole Merry (2001-2007) – Thierry married English model Nicole Merry on July 5, 2003. Together, they have a daughter named Téa Henry (b. May 27, 2005). But, the couple got divorced in September 2007.
- Chloe Walton (2006)
- Sadie Hewlett (2007)
- Andrea Rajacic (2008-Present) – Thierry and Andrea Rajacic have 2 kids – son Tristan Henry (b. 2012) and daughter Tatiana Henry (b. 2015).
Race / Ethnicity
Multiracial (Black and White)
He has Afro-Guadeloupean ancestry on his father’s side and is of Afro-Martiniquais descent on his mother’s side.
Elaborate tattoos on his right and left arms
Thierry has endorsed the following brands –
Thierry Henry Favorite Things
- Drink – Sparkling water
- TV Show – Different Strokes
- Band – Kassav’
- Basketball Player – Allen Iverson
- Films – The Usual Suspects (1995), The Colour Purple (1985), Antwone Fisher (2002)
- Sports Team – San Antonio Spurs
- Football Player – Marco van Basten
- Cuisines – Caribbean, Oriental, Italian, Spanish, Mexican
- Artists – Dr. Dre, Snoop Dogg, Xzibit, Wu-Tang Clan, Tupac Shakur
- Song – We Are the Champions (by Queen)
- Goal For Arsenal – Debut goal scored after his return to Arsenal in the FA Cup match against Leeds United in 2012
Source – Tribuna.com, Wikipedia, Sportskeeda.com
Thierry Henry Facts
- In 2009, he contributed immensely to Barcelona‘s win at the Copa del Rey, La Liga, and the UEFA Champions League tournaments, thus helping his team secure the historic treble.
- Henry was a member of the French National Team that won the 1998 FIFA World Cup, UEFA Euro 2000, and the 2003 FIFA Confederations Cup.
- Henry has strongly advocated against racism in football due to his own personal experiences in childhood.
- He loves basketball and is known to attend NBA matches regularly. He is also close friends with the San Antonio Spurs‘ star player Tony Parker.
- In 2004, the Concise Oxford English Dictionary officially added the term ‘va-va-voom’, which was made famous by the striker in his Renault Clio advertisements.
- As of 2019, Thierry is the top goal-scorer for Arsenal with a record-breaking 228 goals scored during his 8-year tenure.
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