The annual and much loved Emirates Cup recently concluded and creators and holders Arsenal endured their first ever failure to secure the Cup.
New York Red Bulls', the first ever Major League Soccer team to grace the tournament, where surprise winners after defeating Paris Saint Germain and stunningly drawing with the Gunners. Arsenal were winless in their two games, also enduring a draw with Argentine giants Boca Juniors.
However, it ceased to be the main talking point during the competition. No, the return of Arsenal legend Thierry Henry to North London stole the stage as Gunners' fans were intoxicated with joy due to the heroic Frenchman's return.
The striker, who joined Arsenal in 1999 from Italian giants Juventus for £11 million, is the current leading Arsenal goal scorer and considered the North London giants' greatest ever player.
A quick, lethal, energetic, amazing presence upfront, Henry achieved two Premier League triumphs, including a starring role in the notorious 2003/2004 Invincibles campaign, three FA Cups and two Community Shields in 369 appearances and 226 goals.
Furthermore the former captain boasted the PFA Players' Player on two occasions, twice the European Golden Boot winner, four times the Premier League Golden Boot winner, twice the Onze d'Or, six appearances in the PFA Team of the Year, three times the FWA Footballer of the Year, five appearances in the UEFA Team of the Year and five-time French Footballer of the Year, during his time at Arsenal.
The man is an Arsenal legend.
To tribute his glorious return to North London, BleacherReport provides readers with a trip down memory lane with some of the greatest goals Thierry Henry scored in an Arsenal shirt.
Obviously their is not enough time to view the 226, but they are all outstanding to watch.
Take a look.