Arsenal legend Thierry Henry responds to Roy Keane’s Gunners criticism
Arsenal legend Thierry Henry says he doesn't agree with players taking selfies after games following Roy Keane's criticism of Gunners
Thierry Henry has responded to Roy Keane’s recent criticism of the Arsenal squad.
The former Manchester United captain accused some members of the Gunners squad of caring more about “selfies and six-packs” than winning football games.
If the first thing you about after winning a game is to go and grab your phone to take a selfie, then there’s something wrong
Rio Ferdinand dismissed Keane’s remarks out-of-hand following Arsenal’s 1-0 win against Chelsea in the Community Shield, and Robbie Savage also sided against the retired Republic of Ireland midfielder.
While Arsenal legend Henry fell short of agreeing with the outspoken Irishman, the club’s record goal-scorer admitted that he didn’t approve of selfies being taken in the dressing room minutes after the final whistle.
“I don’t see the point of it – that’s me,” Henry said at The Sun’s Dream Team event on Tuesday night.
“If the first thing you think about after winning a game is to go and grab your phone to take a selfie, then there’s something wrong.”
Henry won two Premier League titles and three FA Cups during a glittering spell at the north London club between 1998 and 2006.
And the retired France international did accept that he is part of a different generation of players.
Henry added: “It is a new generation we have to understand that.
“But I’m talking from a different generation. I understand why people to do it.
“But if I was in that dressing room, I’d say wait 20/30 minutes, but not now [straight after a game]. The first thing you do when you get back in a dressing room?”