Photo: Thierry Henry mocks Arsenal legend Robert Pires' 'man marking' on Twitter

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The Gunners icon mocked his former team-mate on social media.

There were a few unusual characteristics during Thierry Henry's latest outing onto a football pitch.

Fans are more used to seeing the Arsenal legend playing 11-aside - and without any Formula One drivers!

On this occasion, however, Henry was playing 5-aside... against Lewis Hamilton. Indeed, the Frenchman represented a Sky Sports team against an Arsenal side including the F1 world champion.

But Henry was most surprised about something else - the fact that another Gunners icon, Robert Pires, was man marking him.

The 37-year-old took to Twitter after the game to poke fun at his fellow Frenchman and former Arsenal team-mate.

Henry also posted a picture of himself tackling Hamilton, claiming he 'played the ball.'

The Arsenal legend is now busy doing media work for Sky Sports, also writing for the Sun newspaper.

Most recently, the 37-year-old expressed his desire to see Gunners midfielder Jack Wilshere stay in north London 'forever.'

Having lost their last Premier League clash at home to Swansea City, meanwhile, Arsene Wenger's side may have blown their big chance to finish second in the table. They now only have one game in hand over Manchester City and are three points behind but with a far inferior goal difference.

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