Thierry Henry score winning goal on Fairytale return to Arsenal
We have all read or heard fairytale story where the hero embarks on a journey, encounter trials and tribulation, return home to save the day for his homeland and all is well. You will know that in reality, things hardly happen that way. In case of footballer, its even much less likely to happen especially when you are 34 years of age as Thierry Henry is when he made and appearance as a substitute on his return to the club where he is a living legend.
Henry, who is Arsenals all time goal scoring hero with 226 goals scored for the club in his eight years of playing for Arsenal before moving to Barcelona. Post Barcelona, he move on to the American club Red Bull (the same club another Premiership legend David Beckham play for). With 2 months on his hand because American soccer season is on holiday, Henry has been training with his old club Arsenal.
Arsenal manager who sign Henry for the club saw that Henry still has his old goal scoring prowess in him and sign him on load for just under two months. Arsen Wengers faith was re payed when Thierry Henry scored the decisive goal that break the deadlock in the lack luster FA cup 3rd round game between Arsenal and Leeds, sending Arsenal to the forth round of the draw.
FA Cup fourth round draw in full:
Brighton or Wrexham v Newcastle
Sunderland v Middlesbrough
Dagenham & Redbridge or Millwall v Southampton
Hull City v Crawley
MK Dons or QPR v Chelsea
West Brom v Norwich
Blackpool v Sheffield Wednesday
Arsenal v Aston Villa
Stevenage v Notts County
Watford v Tottenham
Liverpool v Manchester United
Derby v Stoke
Everton v Fulham
Macclesfield Town or Bolton v Swansea
Sheffield United v Birmingham or Wolves
Nottingham Forest or Leicester v Swindon