Skip navigation
Sign up to follow your favorites on all your devices.
Sign up
NBCSports Header Logo

You want to see this goal, a Thierry Henry special

Chicago Fire v New York Red Bulls

HARRISON, NJ - JULY 18: Thierry Henry #14 of the New York Red Bulls looks on against the Chicago Fire at Red Bull Arena on July 18, 2012 in Harrison, New Jersey. Red Bulls defeated the Fire 1-0. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images for New York Red Bulls)

Mike Stobe

Red Bulls striker Thierry Henry does not just score goals – he seeks always to dazzle us with the spectacular.

Anybody remember his volley from a tough angle against Chicago back in July?

Yeah, like that one.

And like Saturday’s something special to punctuate a good night for himself and his team against Columbus, the late insurance strike in a 3-1 win at Red Bull Arena.

Henry’s stoppage time goal was directly off a corner kick. In soccer parlance, they call this one an Olimpico. I’m not sure why. But don’t let that subtract from the enjoyment.

Here’s the goal: