On Bastille Day the New York Red Bulls officially announced French legend Thierry Henry as their new Designated Player.
It may have been one of the worst kept secrets in world football leading up to the announcement, but now it’s official what can we expect from the biggest MLS signing since Mr. Beckham touched down in California in 2007?
Red Bull’s TV analyst Shep Messing stated that the minute Thierry set foot on the field he will instantly become the greatest player in the history of the MLS.
Will he be correct? What can be expected on and off
the field? What will his effect be on his teammates, the franchise, and the league and American soccer in general?
Here are 10 bold predictions for Henry’s first season in MLS.