UK time is: 00:41:27
Vital Login
Social Login

Choose your club

Other Sites

Network Navigation

Vital Partners

'If It's Football, It's Vital'

Henry Wants An England Victory

In an astonishing speech, Thiery Henry claimed he wants England to win the World Cup because we 'deserve it'

Henry's somewhat bizzare comments will not go down well in his native France not only because his team will be one of the favorites to win the World Cup, a team in which he will play, but also because he refers to London as 'Home'.

The speech came at an awards ceremony at which Thierry received his record breaking third Football Writers Player of the Year award.

In his speech Henry spoke passionately about England, his hopes for us in the world cup and not ever being satisfied.....ever.

'I am very happy to make history here. My dad was pretty harsh when I was young and he told me never to be satisfied with what I had.

'I am still not satisfied.

'It is difficult for me to explain how I feel tonight. It's amazing for me to come here and win this award for a third time.'

'People have a go at me in France because when I mention home I mention London,' he said.

'In this country you live and breathe football and that is something that is missing sometimes.

'Some youngsters do not love the game any more.

'They love what is around the game, but not the game itself. But you always have to have respect for the game and the game will give you something back as it has given me back something today.'

He added: 'I really hope that you can have another 1966 happen to you. I see the passion you have here for your national team and how much you want them to win.

'You are a nation who loves sport and football and I hope you win the World Cup again because you deserve it.

'People like you deserve to win it.'




Use your social login to comment on front page articles. Login using you Facebook, Twitter, Google or LinkedIn accounts and have your say!


Click here to join in the debate on the club forum.

The Journalist

Writer: Rocky7 Mail feedback, articles or suggestions

Date:Thursday May 11 2006

Time: 11:24PM

Your Comments

His half is British and his daughter has a Briton blood so he is not wrong in calling London home. I bet for England to win too.
SWPACIFIC
I know his wife is british and her daughter.But england or france wont win it its definetly brazil.COME ON BRAZIL soory if i hurt any of your feelings.I am no way an english supporter.
kenyanrudeboy
england could do it. But some one saying we could win it like thierry is great
jono_forest
Well, if he considers London as home, i would think that you'd hope that the emirates will be his spiritual home as well.
FEn_100
I think we can make it passed the first round but after that who knows. I guess it's nice to know Henry rates England.
tis_red
" i feel we can get past the first stage, but then its all about what happens on the day"
millers4eva
wonder if he would still want england to win if we played france? think not some how
mvmiller
What rubbish like he really wants us to win it the fool.
Englands no1
 

Have Your Say

Log in...
with your social network     OR     with your Vital account

Recent Arsenal Articles

Archived Arsenal Articles

List All Vital Arsenal Articles
Have your say
Click here to suggest an article
Click here to suggest a poll

League Results (view all)

Latest Results

League Table (view table)

Team P W D L GD Pts
1. Arsenal 0 0 0 0 +0 0
2. Aston Villa 0 0 0 0 +0 0
3. Burnley 0 0 0 0 +0 0
4. Chelsea 0 0 0 0 +0 0
5. Crystal Palace 0 0 0 0 +0 0
6. Everton 0 0 0 0 +0 0
7. Hull City 0 0 0 0 +0 0

Breaking League News

Bojan Gets Squad Number
Stoke : 31/07/2014 21:46:00
Arsenal Fan Goes Out On Loan
Arsenal : 31/07/2014 21:30:00
Danny: Champion of the World!
Spurs : 31/07/2014 21:10:00
Albion Announce 2014-15 Squad Numbers
WBA : 31/07/2014 18:13:00
Bertrand Joins On Season Long Loan
Southampton : 31/07/2014 18:02:00

Current Site Poll (view all polls)

Which area does Arsene need to strengthen next?
Suggested By:  
Keeper 6%
Full back 6%
Defensive Midfield 65%
Wingers 4%
Striker 19%