He's still got it! Henry scores directly from a corner to help New York Red Bulls to victory
14:31 GMT, 16 September 2012
It may be the retirement home for some of the Premier League’s finest footballers, but the MLS is still getting the very best out of them.
This week it’s Thierry Henry’s turn to show he has still got it after scoring directly from a corner.
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Eagle eyed: New York Red Bulls' Thierry Henry (left) celebrates his goal directly from a corner with former Everton midfielder Tm Cahill
Va va voom: Henry is mobbed by his team-mates after his incredible goal
The New York Red Bulls forward left
Columbus Crew keeper Matt Lampson bamboozled with a set-piece that flew
over his head and cannoned off the far post and into the back of the
Did the Frenchman mean it According to the ex-Arsenal hitman he certainly did, and given his record at producing something from nothing over the years we are willing to give him the benefit of the doubt.
The 35-year-old said post-match: I saw he was off his line and was out of the goal too much, so I decided to give it a try.'
Henry’s strike was his second of the game and came in injury time of a 3-1 win. It comes just a month after David Beckham repeated a similar trick for LA Galaxy.
The only difference is that the former England captain’s strike flew in at the near post.
But while both keepers don’t cover themselves in glory, which set-piece special was better