Lionel Messi admits that he was starstruck upon Thierry Henry’s arrival at Camp Nou.
Six-time Ballon d’Or winner Lionel Messi has actually confessed that he was starstruck upon Thierry Henry‘s arrival at Camp Nou.
The Frenchman joined Barcelona following an extremely effective profession at Arsenal, in which he accumulated 226 goals in between 1999 and 2007.
Messi was just 20 when Henry made the switch to Catalonia, and the Argentine informed L’Equipe: “The first day he went into the dressing space, I did not attempt to look him in the face.
” I understood whatever he had actually carried out in England. I had a picture of him made and unexpectedly we were on the very sameteam What I feel for Titi might be a form of adoration.
” I enjoyedHenry The ease of completing an action, how he takes the roadway to the goal and ends the play.
“He gives the impression that it is natural. His career, his dribbling, the last gesture. It is fluid, proportionate.”
Henry chalked up 49 goals in 121 appearances for La Blaugrana in between 2007 and 2010.