Barcelona star, Lionel Messi, has paid tribute to retiring striker, Thierry Henry.
The Argentine forward spent three seasons with Henry at Barcelona, including the 2009 season where the pair won a historic treble. In Henry’s final season at the club, they also won a La Liga title together.
Henry announced his retirement from football on Tuesday after spending four seasons with New York Red Bulls, as well as a successful eight-year spell with Arsenal prior to his Barcelona move. Now, Messi has taken to social media to pay tribute to his former teammate.
“My friend, Thierry Henry, I will never forget the amazing moments we have experienced together,” he said via Facebook.
“I was really lucky to play with you and I wish you all the best. A hug. LIO.”
Henry also won a World Cup, a European championship and a Confederations Cup with France, having scored 51 goals in 123 caps.
Henry, now 37, hopes to pursue a successful career in management as he revealed yesterday.
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