The Sun has reported that legendary French striker Thierry Henry has signed a pre-contract agreement to join the New York Red Bulls this summer after the World Cup.
Henry currently plays for Barcelona FC, which will attempt to wrap up its La Liga title Sunday (ESPN2, 1 p.m.), but has not played much. The 32-year-old -- much like David Beckham during his ballyhooed move to the MLS three years ago -- is well past his prime. But, he'd certainly bring plenty of star power to New York.
Henry rose to fame while playing for Arsenal FC in the English Premier League. He reached legendary status during their epic 2003-04 season, when the Gunners finished undefeated (26 wins, 12 draws) and Henry finished as top goalscorer (30). He left the team in 2007 as their all-time leading scorer with 226 goals.
Henry's France squad will play in Group A this summer with host nation South Africa, Mexico and Uruguay. You might recall that Henry had a pretty big hand in Les Bleus' qualification.