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The world's greatest ground? A photographic centenary celebration of Highbury

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50. Colossus of Highbury

Thierry Henry didn't score in his first eight Arsenal games, but he barely stopped thereafter. Arsene Wenger's £11m investment in the young man he had coached at Monaco initially looked a terrible investment, with even Henry conceding that he had to "be re-taught everything about the art of striking", but he developed into one of the modern age's most brilliantly complete forwards. 

Henry, pictured here taking a corner in the last game at Highbury, had a particularly special relationship with the old ground. Fittingly, he finished on a hat-trick - to make it 137 goals at the ground - and after completing his treble from the spot, he knelt to kiss the turf. Aww.
 

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