Thierry Henry: Lonely at the Top (Paperback)Philippe Auclair (author)
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'Illuminated by finely turned phrases and vivid insights' - Richard Williams, Guardian Sports Books of the Year.
Thierry Henry - gifted, charismatic and a genuinely world-class footballer - has passed into Arsenal legend as the hero of a team that finally ended Manchester United's dominance. But as he approached the autumn of his career, Thierry's crown began to slip - from the infamous 'Hand of Gaul' incident to a dismal World Cup 2010 campaign. Suddenly, a player who Arsene Wenger once dubbed 'the greatest striker ever', a man who had spent his career at the very top of the game, began to learn how lonely such a position could be.
Drawing from numerous interviews and impeccable sources, as well as his own observations over the course of Henry's entire career, award-winning author Philippe Auclair has produced the most complete portrait of the Arsenal hero ever to be written. Clear-eyed, lyrical and passionately argued, Thierry Henry: Lonely at the Top is as raw, shocking and thought-provoking as it is celebratory of Henry's outstanding flair and talent.
Publisher: Pan Macmillan
Number of pages: 352
Weight: 244 g
Dimensions: 197 x 131 x 24 mm
Edition: Unabridged edition
Illuminated by finely turned phrases and vivid insights. -- Richard Williams * Guardian Sports Books of the Year *
Superb . . . a thoroughly recommended read. -- James Olley * Evening Standard *
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