Thierry Henry commands respect whether in France, England, Spain or recently in Belgium where 19-year-old KAS Eupen Striker, Henry Onyekuru idolizes the World Cup and Euro Championship winner.
In his prime, Thierry Henry was an archetypal striker and his 360 club career goals are not only amazing; his style, finesse and professionalism are exemplary.
Those exceptional qualities have helped Onyekuru carve a niche for himself at Eupen.
The Jupiler League based forward told brila.net that he refined his goal scoring through “hard work and learning from world class stars.”
His 17 goals this season is a record for any Nigeria under the age of 19 in Europe and Onyekuru revealed he watches videos of the Arsenal Legend as part of his pre-match rituals.
” My secret has been hard work and learning from world class Strikers like Thierry Henry. I watch videos of him before games to help sharpen my skills.”