Thierry Henry: Signing With Red Bulls Presents New Chapter For The French Star

The New York Red Bulls have a new legend in their team. The American side has acquired the talents of Thierry Henry after a transfer from Barcelona. At first, you would wonder why a player with such a unique and inspiring reputation would move to a team that can be interpreted as a major step down. I, however, feel that this is a smart move. For a player who is 32-years-old, he may indeed have a few more years within him. But come on—New York plus the Red Bulls equals a mouth watering prospect. The place and the prospective exposure most surely influenced the move. Henry himself is surely eager for the move after a year out of favour at Barcelona. The horrible nightmare that followed with France's World Cup campaign did little to deter him from disillusionment. A credible performance for the USA in South Africa will likely cause a rise in the popularity of football. It will not compete with the Super Bowl and the NBA, yet it is garnering a willing and enticed fan-base. Henry, therefore, is moving to the MLS at a great time. Not only that, he will get the opportunity to live the truly luxurious lifestyle of the rich and famous. ...
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