Belfast Telegraph

Saturday 20 September 2014

Henry joins New York Red Bulls to boost Major League Soccer

Thierry Henry’s move to the New York Red Bulls will help Major League Soccer in its goal to become one of the “world’s elite soccer leagues”, it has been claimed.

The France international has left Barcelona to pen a multi-year contract with the Red Bulls.

“To have a player of his stature come to play in Major League Soccer is only going to further elevate the profile of the game in our country,” Dan Courtemanche of MLS said.

COMMENT RULES: Comments that are judged to be defamatory, abusive or in bad taste are not acceptable and contributors who consistently fall below certain criteria will be permanently blacklisted. The moderator will not enter into debate with individual contributors and the moderator’s decision is final. It is Belfast Telegraph policy to close comments on court cases, tribunals and active legal investigations. We may also close comments on articles which are being targeted for abuse. Problems with commenting? customercare@belfasttelegraph.co.uk

Nightlife galleries

More

Latest Sport News

Stats Centre