What makes the difference between a great player and just a normal player is dedication, work, commitment.

— Thierry Henry

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Sometimes in football you have to score goals.

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I can't understand why Scholes has never won the player of the year award.

He should have won it long ago. Maybe it's because he doesn't seek the limelight like some of the other 'stars'.

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I always think about what I missed, and I think that was my driving force - never be satisfied with what I've done.

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Arsenal is in my blood as well as my heart.

I will always, always, always remember you guys. I said I was going to be a Gooner for life and I did not lie because when you are a Gooner, you will always be a Gooner. This club is in my heart and will remain in my heart forever.

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Everybody knows how much I love Arsenal - I became a fan.

And to be out here [in front of the Emirates as a statue] celebrating a goal against Tottenham, there's not much else to say after thatLike I've said before, Once a Gooner, always a Gooner.

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In football you always get judged on your last game.

Whoever you are, or how amazing you are, it's the last game that everyone has seen.

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You kind of never leave Arsenal. How many comebacks do you make? At one point it will turn out to be a bad move. We all love the first Rocky but I'm not too sure about the last one.

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I can't stay in the box and wait for the ball. I can't - I would die.

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People always see the goals, and for me, strikers are not only about scoring goals.

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You can never have enough trophies. If there were ten to be won a year I'd want to win them all! That's not being greedy, it's just a natural thing.

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A lot of different races and nationalities play football, so it is a good way to try and stop racism.

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You learn from your mistakes.

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About Thierry Henry

Quotes 71 sayings
Nationality French
Profession Athlete
Birthday October 16

There's just something about Highbury that is difficult to describe.

When you first arrive, you hardly see the stadium and wonder where it is but then you find it between two blocks of flats

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I eat football, I sleep football. I am not mad I am just passionate

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For years Paul Scholes has been one of the best players in the Premiership.

He's incredible. He has always been under-rated throughout his career. He's a team player, a one and two-touch footballer who makes good decisions on the pitch and makes his team play.

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Ledley King would get the ball off you without you even noticing he's the only defender in England who doesn't hold onto you, and he sometimes still gets the ball off my feet easily.

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Without any doubt the best player in the Premiership has to be Paul Scholes.

He knows how to do everything, and he is the one who directs the way his team plays. On top of that, he has indestructible mental strength, and he is a genuine competitor.

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I'm obsessed by the idea of making my mark on history. And Arsenal is my paradise.

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When I was younger I was trying to do what I wanted to do, not what the game wanted me to do.

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I am a believer in passing the ball on the ground, I was lucky to be part of teams like that at Arsenal, with the French national team and with Monaco and at Barcelona. I know you can win in other ways, but I believe that is the way football should be played.

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If I had a Paul Scholes in my team, everything would be around him.

At Manchester United, they saw it like that, but I think Paul Scholes is one of the best I've played against in this league, and seen anywhere.

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I have the possibility to watch Messi in training each morning, and because of what he demonstrates he is the best player in the world, he stated during a press conference. It is a pleasure to watch him, and because of the way he plays he is an undisputed leader of the Barcelona team.

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I don't like to plan anything.

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I’ll never forget the club or him I don’t see Arsenal without Arsene Wenger

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It's not about me, it's about how I can help my team to achieve more.

And I do that through scoring goals.

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I have to say that when I was young, when any politician was talking I wasn't even interested. Maybe they were saying some nice stuff, but then if you put Michael Jordan on TV, I was interested!

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Politicians are there to try to deal with stuff, but sometimes it's both fortunate and unfortunate that people like us have more... not involvement, but more power in the stuff that we say.

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So many people say that obviously my game has changed since I arrived here and I say that it's good that it changed, otherwise it would show a lack of intelligence.

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I would love this place to be my garden. (on Arsenal's old stadium)

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What I believe is this: Catalunya is not Spain, it is something else and you have to feel it.

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Arsenal will always have a place in my heart and that is the same for so many other people too. There's a strong sense of 'family' at the Club and it is why those people that leave so often find their way back, to be around that feeling and I believe that even when you go a bit of you never leaves Arsenal anyway, that is how it has been for me. I'm just so glad that I've been able to be part of the story of the football club.

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People always talk about Ronaldinho, and everything but I didnt see him today - I saw Henrik Larsson. Two times he came on - he changed the game, that is what killed the game - sometimes you talk about Ronaldinho and Etoo and people like that, you need to talk about the proper footballer who made the difference and that was Henrik Larsson tonight

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I hope you have enjoyed watching as much as I have enjoyed taking part.

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When we won the league at Tottenham, they came back 2-2 in the last-minute of the game, and they're celebrating - because they're happy to draw against us, obviously. And I remember saying to Mauricio Tarricco, do you realise we only need a point to be Champions? And they all [were really shocked]. So I said 'Yes. Now we're going to celebrate on your pitch. Bye bye!'

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Barcelona is always a club that, at the beginning of the season, wants to win everything. I will try my best to do that with them and I'm sure I will help as much as I can.

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You don't let a guy put his hand on your chest, and put his foot on the ball and look into your eyes and tell you a bedtime story. No. sorry. He controlled the ball on his chest, step on it, look, see if someone was in the stands, take a coffee, turn, call his family, no one was answering, left a message, and then thought "Oh, I might cross the ball." He crossed it and they scored.

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I can’t think of a striker in the world who has scored so many important goals, never mind a midfielder.

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The Barcelona youth program is one of the best in the world.

At the age of just 27, he is already their record goalscorer in competitive, league, as well as continental games. He is a sensation, but still he can improve. When I was a kid, my friends would call me to go out with them, but I would stay home because I had practice the next day. My motivation comes from playing the game I love.

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We all love the first Rocky, but I’m not too sure about the last one.

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What Leo does is so incredible that I have to be careful not to stand still watching him make his moves.

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But one thing you need to do in the game, is to adapt and adjust your game to what you have been asked to do and also to what your body is telling you to do.

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That's the way I've been educated: I always think about what I missed and the things that you did, you did them, so you don't have to think about them any more.

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No, because retiring is stopping. If I wanted to stop, I would have stopped.

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I may be French, but I'm playing for Arsenal.

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Being seen as the best striker in Europe doesn't spur me on-it's helping my team to success. That's my only aim. I'm not a machine.

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Because that's just the way it is, and don't sleep on what you did before, you know, because it can... not hurt you, but you can find yourself sleeping on something that happened in the past, but you dare to progress and there is always room for progression.

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I'm still young and everyday I want to learn more. I feel I am beginning to find myself.

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Quite simply, it is true that I can be a pig! It is not a lie to say that.

Sometimes, I feel that I am in the right even when I am wrong.

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The moment I've got a ball at my feet, I'm happy.

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