VIDEO: Thierry Henry gets emotional about Arsenal in press conference

Thierry Henry held a press conference on Thursday ahead of the pre-season friendly between the New York Red Bulls and Arsenal, and the French legend was gushing about his former employers.

Henry, 36, played for Arsenal from 1999-2007 and for a brief loan spell during the 2011-12 season, and is the club’s all-time leading goal-scorer with 228.

When asked to express his feelings about the Gunners, Thierry Henry said:

Wearing the Arsenal shirt was the most important thing,. It was unbelievable. I felt like a different man in that shirt.

Watch footage of Thierry Henry talking about his beloved Arsenal below.

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