Thierry Henry returned to the Belgium setup as coach ahead of the Euros this summer and has shown that he hasn’t lost that magic touch that made him such a superstar with Arsenal.

Belgium's assistant coach Thierry Henry pictured during a training session of the Belgian national soccer team Red Devils, in Tubize, Wednesday 09 June 2021. The team is preparing for the upcoming Euro 2020 European Championship, EM, Europameisterschaft VIRGINIE LEFOUR
Belgium’s assistant coach Thierry Henry pictured during a training session of the Belgian national soccer team Red Devils, in Tubize, Wednesday 09 June 2021. The team is preparing for the upcoming Euro 2020 European Championship, EM, Europameisterschaft VIRGINIE LEFOUR

Thierry Henry returned to the Belgium setup in May this year after leaving in 2018, despite being tipped to take over as head coach. He left to join Monaco after two years in the role, a move that didn’t work out too well for him.

After 15 months in charge of the French side, Henry was sacked with the club 19th in the table.

10 months later, Henry was back, this time taking over at Montreal Impact in the MLS before the pandemic hit and he returned to London to be closer to his children, whom he had not been able to see during the 2020 season.

A year later, Henry was back with the Belgium side and doing this in training:

Afterwards, Kevin de Bryune is reported to have said, “We try time after time and kick in a few. He stopped ten years ago and just kicks his first ball into the square. That guy is killing us while we have a game tomorrow. Can he possibly come in?”