Henry handball storm

Thierry Henry considered quitting over handball outcry

November 23, 2009
By Soccernet staff
Thierry Henry has claimed that the vitriolic response to his handball against Republic of Ireland led him to consider his future at international level.

Henry was widely criticised last week when his clear handling of the ball allowed the striker to set up William Gallas for the goal that took France to the World Cup finals at the expense of Giovanni Trapattoni's side.

Unflattering comparisons were drawn between Henry and Diego Maradona, who famously produced his 'Hand of God' ...

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