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Watch: Thierry Henry breaks down in tears as his statue is unveiled at Arsenal

It was an emotional return to the club he graced for eight years, under the watchful eye of the man who bought him from Juventus.

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ARSENAL LEGEND THIERRY Henry broke down in tears at the unveiling of his statue outside the Emirates Stadium, as Arsenal celebrated its 125th anniversary.

The club’s all-time leading goalscorer may have left the club for Barcelona in 2007 but his 174 goals in 254 games makes him a god amongst the North London club’s support. His statue was one of three, along with those of Tony Adams and Herbert Chapman.

With Arsene Wenger looking on, Henry – draped in an Arsenal scarf – gave an emotional speech before his voice cracked and he looked away, clearly letting the significance of the dedication get to him.

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