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There’s a reason Thierry Henry is the highest-paid player in Major League Soccer. He can do things like this.
Henry scored both goals in the New York Red Bulls’ 2-1 victory over the Montreal Impact on Wednesday night, but it was his second that is grabbing headlines around the world.
The veteran forward netted in the 88th minute using a bicycle-kick. He had his back to the impact goal but still managed to strike the ball powerfully and accurately. It is undoubtedly a leading contender for MLS’ “Goal of the Year” award.
Henry, 35, joined the Red Bulls in 2010 as a “Designated Player” — a distinction which allows MLS teams to pay star players (like David Beckham and Denilson) wages which exceed the salary cap. The former Arsenal and Barcelona star’s $4.4 million salary tops MLS. It’s not hard to see why.
Watch Henry’s wonder-goal in the video below.
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Thierry Henry is still doing magician type things with his feet. The Gunners’ legend, now with the New York Red Bulls, scored two goals on Wednesday night with one being a real gem. With the Red Bulls already up 1-0 in the 88th minute Henry was on the receiving end of corner kick which he finished as only he can. The old man has still got it.
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Thierry Henry scored on a spectacular bicycle kick in the 88th minute for his second goal of the game and the New York Red Bulls won their fourth in a row with a 2-1 decision over the Montreal Impact on Wednesday night.
Marco Di Vaio scored for Montreal in the 90th minute and almost tied the game a minute later, hitting both goalposts on one shot.
However, Henry's fifth goal...
MLS superstar Thierry Henry gave us one of the highlights of the MLS season last night with this bicycle kick goal in a 2-1 win for the New York Red Bulls over the Montreal Impact. It was the 5th goal of the season for the 35 year old Frenchman. It's a shame MLS hasn't quite found a way to make players like Henry the mainstream stars ala David Beckham.
Thierry Henry scored two goals to lead the New York Red Bulls to a 2-1 victory over the Montreal Impact Wednesday night. But it was his bicycle kick game-winner that had the crowd at Red Bull Arena buzzing even after they left the stadium.
The goal came off a corner kick in the 88th minute to put the Bulls up 2-0 and provided the difference for the Bulls — who move into a tie...
The Montreal Impact lost for the first time in four regular season matches, falling 2-1 to the New York Red Bulls Wednesday night at Red Bull Arena. New York Designated Player Thierry Henry scored a brace, while Marco Di Vaio scored for the Impact in extra time.
Henry opened the scoring for the Red Bulls in the dying seconds of added time in the first half. Following a shot by Eric...
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