The Premier League have announced Thierry Henry as one of the two inaugural inductees to the Premier League’s new Hall of Fame as it launches.
The Hall of Fame was created to recognise and celebrate the best players to have played in the Premier League (since 1992). It has been marked as “the highest individual honour awarded to players” by the Premier League.
Two centre-forwards, both gifted with natural skill and talent who have written their names in Premier League history
— Premier League (@premierleague) April 26, 2021
Thierry Henry will get a personalised medallion alongside Alan Shearer who is the PL top scorer.
Thierry Henry scored 175 goals and assisted 74 in 258 appearances at the club, between 1999-2007 and on loan in 2012. He won the Golden Boot award four times, winning two Premier League titles.
“To be inducted alongside Alan Shearer as the two first inductees into the Premier League Hall of Fame is more than special,” Henry said.
“When I was young, I was just trying to make sure I could get a pair of boots and now we’re talking about the Hall of Fame. During my career, I wanted to play hard and make sure I was fighting for the cause, because that’s all the fans want to see. If you asked me at the start of my career about entering the Hall of Fame, I wouldn’t have believed you. It’s an amazing honour.”