“Thierry Henry Was My Childhood Hero” – Lewandowski
Bayern Munich striker Robert Lewandowski has cited Arsenal legend Thierry Henry as his childhood hero, saying he has always been impressed by the Frenchman.
The 27-year-old, who has been in sensational goalscoring form this season, recently finished fourth in the Ballon d’Or behind eventual winner Lionel Messi, runner-up Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar in third place.
And Lewandowski has spoken of his admiration for former Gunners striker Henry, who holds the record of being the club’s all-time record goalscorer with 228 goals in 377 appearances.
He said: “I’ve always tried to follow the example of Henry, my childhood hero. His technique, his celebration, he has always impressed me.”