Condition: 9/10 Superb
Size: Adults XXL
Chest Measurement: 47-49 Inches / 119-126 CM
Colour: Burgundy red / redcurrant
Player: Thierry Henry
Patches: Highbury 1913-2006
Official Nike Arsenal home football shirt from the 2005/06 Premier League season. Complete with Henry #14 on the back of the shirt in official Lextra Premier League lettering.
All size and manufacturers labels present. Material is bright, vivid and smooth.
All names, numbers and patches are all also in superb condition. Fantastic looking shirt, ideal for a collector or for framing. A classic player and a great piece of football memorabilia.
The 2005–06 season proved to be one of remarkable personal achievements for Henry. On 17 October 2005, Henry became the club's top goal-scorer of all time; two goals against Sparta Prague in the Champions League meant he broke Ian Wright's record of 185 goals. On 1 February 2006, he scored a goal against West Ham United, bringing his league goal tally up to 151, breaking Arsenal legend Cliff Bastin's league goals record.
Henry scored his 100th league goal at Highbury, a feat unparalleled in the history of the club, and a unique achievement in the Premier League. He completed the season as the league's top goal-scorer, and for the third time in his career, he was voted the FWA Footballer of the Year.
Nevertheless, Arsenal failed to win the league title again, but hopes of a trophy were revived when Arsenal reached the 2006 UEFA Champions League Final. The Gunners eventually lost 2–1 to Barcelona, and Arsenal's inability to win the Premier League for two consecutive seasons combined with the relative inexperience of the Arsenal squad caused much speculation that Henry would leave for another club.
However, he declared his love for the club and accepted a four-year contract, and said he would stay at Arsenal for life. Arsenal vice-chairman David Dein later claimed the club had turned down two bids of £50 million from Spanish clubs for Henry before the signing of the new contract.