Thierry Henry joins Twitter

Former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry celebrates scoring for France against South Korea on June 18, 2006.
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Former Arsenal and France striker Thierry Henry announces that he has joined Twitter.

Former Arsenal striker Thierry Henry has made his first post on Twitter after joining the social networking site earlier today.

The Frenchman, who currently plays for MLS side New York Red Bulls, has set a picture of his statue outside the Emirates Stadium as the header on his profile.

The 36-year-old, who had gained over 60,000 followers less than 30 minutes after his first tweet, announced his arrival this lunchtime:


Henry is Arsenal's all-time leading goalscorer, and also earned 123 caps for France during his international career.

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