Muamba offers 'different perspective' on Thierry Henry as a person

Former Arsenal academy graduate Fabrice Muamba reveals a heart-warming story on the legendary striker now competing at New York Red Bulls.

The athletic and sporting achievements of Thierry Henry will live long in Arsenal history.

Not only did he hold the sprint record until Theo Walcott, Hector Bellerin and then Chuba Akpom all proved to be faster over short distances, Henry also holds the goal-scoring record (228 from 376 appearances in all competitions) and won two Premier League titles and a hat-trick of FA Cup winners medals.

Former academy graduate Fabrice Muamba, who went on to become a popular figure at Birmingham City and Bolton Wanderers before having his playing career cut short after suffering a cardiac arrest during an FA Cup final game against Tottenham Hotspur, has revealed that there are more facets to Henry's personality than accolades.

"I don’t know where to start with this guy," said Muamba, currently studying for a degree in sports journalism, to Sky Sports.

"If you know him as a person you’d have a different perspective of him," he added.

"When I had my accident , all the players came through the front doors and there were a lot of cameras. Thierry flew from New York and came through the back door, saw me, and went back.

"He is a good guy."

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