Professional football striker from France, Thierry Henry has decided to retire from professional football after 20 years of being in the game. The former Arsenal player is a top goal scorer with 51 goals and 123 appearances.
Henry took to his Facebook page today, Tuesday, December 16, 2014, to announce his decision while expressing gratitude to his fans and colleagues.
His unique way of playing football earned him multiple awards. Although his decision didn’t go down well with some of his fans whose lives he affected positively while he played.
He said, “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…”