Photo: Liverpool striker pays tribute to Arsenal idol Thierry Henry

Daniel Sturridge hails his Arsenal idol Thierry Henry after striker retires

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By Social Spy

Daniel Sturridge has paid tribute to his idol Thierry Henry after the Arsenal legend confirmed his retirement.

The 37-year-old called time on a decorated 20-year career during which the striker win two Premier League titles and three FA Cups before he joined Barcelona in 2007.

The former France international won two La Liga crowns, Copa del Rey and the Champions League at Camp Nou before he made the switch to New York Red Bulls in 2012.

And Liverpool striker Sturridge was among the first of the Premier League’s current stars to hail one of the greatest players to grace the English top flight.

“Happy retirement to my idol and hero Thierry Henry. The best striker along with the Brazilian Ronaldo in my eyes. Salute,” Sturridge wrote on Instagram.

Henry, who played for AS Monaco, Juventus, Arsenal FC, FC Barcelona and the New York Red Bulls, won the World Cup in 1998 before he helped France lift the European championship two years later.

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