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What makes Henry so great?
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Arsenal's Thierry Henry tries to score with a spectacular overhead kick
Henry is rated as one of the best strikers in the world
If Thierry Henry swapped his Arsenal kit for a red and blue costume with a giant 'S' on the front, defenders might breathe a sigh of relief.

At least then they'd know how to stop the Frenchman in his tracks - but unfortunately for them, Kryptonite doesn't really exist.

However, Henry's almost superhuman pace and power does, and it helped the striker score more than 30 goals last season.

And he's banging them in again this term as the Gunners go for glory both at home and in Europe.

But what makes the double Player of the Year so special, and how you can learn from master marksman Henry?

Read on to find out.


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Introduction
The need for speed
Dazzling dribbler
Shooting star

Thierry Henry facts
Born: 17/8/1977 in Paris
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 83 kg
France caps/goals: 42/14
Previous clubs: AS Monaco, Juventus



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