Thierry Henry: 'David Beckham good for Ligue 1's profile'

David Beckham playing for Paris Saint-Germain on February 24, 2013
© Adam Davy / PA Photos
Thierry Henry says that David Beckham's arrival at Paris Saint-Germain has increased the profile of Ligue 1.

New York Red Bulls striker Thierry Henry believes that David Beckham's presence in France is good for Ligue 1.

The 37-year-old midfielder joined Paris Saint-Germain on a five-month contract as a free agent in January.

"It is good for the French championship," Henry told L'Equipe. "Everyone talks about it.

"Now if you go to any website, the first thing you see is the French championship."

Beckham made his first appearance for PSG on Sunday when he came on as a substitute in their 2-0 home win against Marseille in Ligue 1.

Related Video
FA Cup
Scottish Cup
Copa del Rey
DFB-Pokal
Coupe de France
Serie A
Major League Soccer
Post-Season Friendlies
Tables

Eastern Conference

TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1DC United 136431411322
2New England RevolutionNew England135531813520
3New York Red BullsNY Red Bulls114521310317
4Columbus Crew114341713415
5Toronto104151011-113
6Orlando City123451315-213
7Philadelphia UnionPhiladelphia133371018-812
8Chicago Fire103251010011
9Montreal ImpactMontreal7223910-18
10New York City FCNY City12147916-77

Western Conference

TeamPWDLFAGDPTS
1Seattle SoundersSeattle12723189923
2Sporting Kansas CityKansas135621815321
3Dallas136341816221
4Vancouver WhitecapsVancouver136251412220
5Los Angeles GalaxyLA Galaxy145541315-220
6San Jose EarthquakesEarthquakes125341312118
7Real Salt LakeSalt Lake134541216-417
8Houston DynamoHouston134451616016
9Portland TimbersPortland134451113-216
10Colorado RapidsColorado122731010013