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16.07.2010 11:10

"To wear the Barça shirt has been incredible"

Thierry Henry admitted that his time at Camp Nou had been incredbile as he reflecte don three glorious seasons during his presentation as a New York Red Bulls player.

henry2.jpgThe French international was given a free transfer by FC Barcelona and agreed to move to the MLS side this week. Since joining the Blaugrana in 2007 Henry helped the team to win every major honour available and he stated that it was a great experience. “To wear the Barça shirt has been incredible for me,” he told a press conference during his first appearance in a Red Bulls shirt in New York.

Coach praise

During his time in the Big Apple the former Arsenal star will once again wear his beloved number 14 shirt. Henry spoke kindly about Barça and praised coaches Frank Rijkaard and Pep Guardiola as well as former president Joan Laporta. “The club is more than a club,” he added.

When in Rome

FC_BARCELONA-MANCHESTER-FINAL_CHAMPIONS-27-05-09.._x1x.jpgAsked about his favourite moments during his time at Camp Nou by journalists Henry pinpointed the Champions League triumph in Rome in 2009 as the best as that was the only trophy that he had yet to win in a glittering career.

Style council

Barça’s unique style of play was also something that impressed Henry. “It was unbelievable,” he explained. “I am just grateful to have had the chance to win everything there.”
“To wear the Barça shirt has been incredible“
Debut date

Thierry Henry could make his debut for the New York Red Bulls on July 22 when the MLS side entertain Premier League giants Tottenham Hotspur in the Red Bull Arena.

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