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Thierry Henry Is Rubbish

Thierry Henry Is Rubbish

It's official, Thierry Henry is rubbish. Well he must be to finish behind Zinedine Zidane in this years world player of the year award.

Ok, so quite obviously Thierry Henry isn't rubbish, far from it, he IS the best player on the planet, but with the announcement of the three remaining candidates for FIFA's world player of the year award, you'd think he must be.

The three players that coaches and captains of 207 different nations believe are the best in the world for the last 12 months are Fabio Cannavaro, Zinedine Zidane & Ronaldinho.

Cannavaro recently voted European player of the year, ok I can see why he is there, Ronaldinho, everybody`s favourite show pony, fair do's......but Zidane??? What the **** has he done in football in the last year that warrants his place in the last three? (And Ronaldinho for that matter)

The decision is overwhelmingly stupid; it's ridiculous and smacks of sentimentality. He has done NOTHING in football in the last year apart from retire. If you want to honour him by giving him a life times achievement award, then crack on, he certainly deserves that, but world player of the year? You're avin' a laugh mate.

Thierry Henry was the only player out of all four to reach both Champions League and World Cup finals, he knocked Cannavaro out of the Champions League by scoring past Juventus, he knocked Zidane out of the same competition by scoring a wonder goal at the Bernabeau to make Arsenal the first English team to win there and he scored the single goal against Brazil to eliminate Ronaldinho's national side from the World Cup.

What does the player have to do to gain some recognition?

Astonishing decision, one that makes no sense what so ever and has made the award meaningless.

For me, they can shove it up their.....................


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Writer:Rocky7
Date:Wednesday November 29 2006
Time: 10:59AM

Comments

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have to agree, Henry is simply a supreme player, total quality. You lucky buggers!
The Fear
29/11/2006 11:16:00
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good article and I agree with your sentiment....
ernshaw
29/11/2006 11:16:00
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it's a good article an i tottaly agree with it,but what the f*** is wrong with u to put the headline henry is rubbish
princeoflove909
29/11/2006 11:19:00
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henry is rubbish! Thats what european coaches and managers think!! Not as good as an aging headbutting french monk!!
BaldyYid
29/11/2006 11:22:00
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Read the article again princeoflove909, the answers are all there.
Rocky7
29/11/2006 11:31:00
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What does the guy have to do to get recognised with these awards?! Best player in the world IMHO
Geordie_Villa
29/11/2006 11:47:00
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For anyone who thought I was kidding about the continental bias against the UK before (and let's not kid ourselves, most of the votes come from Europe), you now have my permission to think differently. Disgraceful doesn't even begin to describe it. Here's hoping it gets Henry a little hot under the collar and gets him on a scoring run, starting tonight.
Shinobi
29/11/2006 12:06:00
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yeah ZZ got awared for what ? headbutting a guy in the final and getting sent off because the guy fancied his sister ? pffft yeah thats world class innit !
PUREGOLD
29/11/2006 12:18:00
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i really hope he wins it in the next 4-5 years, cuz if anyone really deserves it in the last five years, it's him, and i think he will eventually, but at the same time, it's *****ing off to see all these great but undeserving players win the big awards year after year......ronaldo in 2002, and then michael owen for the european player in 2001, it's just ridiculous..
luckys_10
29/11/2006 12:30:00
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The award actually covers the season 2005-06. I do wish people actually look at article 10 of the Ballon d'or which clearly sets out the judging criteria. It is not a disgrace. There is no mockery of the judging system. Why should the rules be changed for Henry to win it this year? Every player to win the award since 1967 has played for a team who has enjoyed a winning season. It almost always goes to a World Cup winner in a world cup year. Unfortunately Arsenal came 4th in the league and were runners-up in the Champions League and France came 2nd in the World Cup. This means that Henry did not play for a winning team last year .. close is not good enough, you still don't get the cigar. For Cannavaro he captained the World Cup winning side, was probably the tournaments best defender, and Juventus won Serie A. And before everyone shouts match fix, please get the facts straight, Juventus were not stripped of their title and relegated for fixing matches. They received this punishment because it was proven that their management ATTEMPTED to do this. There was in fact no evidence they were successful and indeed some evidence shows their actions had an opposite effect. But it is not the team getting honoured it is the individual. Personally I think it is right that defenders occasionally win it. I agree with Little Dutch that Henry should have won in 2004.
Sir_Harry
29/11/2006 12:47:00
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