Gallery: 14 of Thierry Henry's best Arsenal moments
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It's eight years ago to the day that Thierry Henry broke Ian Wright's goalscoring record for Arsenal.
Henry became the Gunners' top marksman of all time after a brace against Sparta Prague. FourFourTwo doffs its cap to Arsenal's legendary No.14 with 14 of his most memorable strikes. And there are plenty to choose from…
13. Moving on in style
7 May 2006: Arsenal 4-2 Wigan (Pires, Henry 3; Scharner, Thompson)
Was there a more apt way to sign off the Gunners’ 93-year stay at Highbury than this? Football matches don’t often follow the script, but this one couldn’t have gone any better for Arsene Wenger’s side, who bid farewell to their famous home with an emphatic 4-2 win over Wigan Athletic. That Henry grabbed a hat-trick was both wholly unsurprising and befitting of his glittering career in north London. Goals from Paul Scharner and David Thompson threatened to spoil the party for Arsene Wenger’s men – but Henry couldn’t let that happen.
Here the Frenchman kneels to kiss the turf as he celebrates his third goal against the Latics.