Former FC Barcelona forward Thierry Henry, who plays for the American club New York Red Bulls, gave an extensive interview to The Red Bulletin, a modern lifestyle monthly magazine produced by Red Bull. totalBarca brings you excerpts from the interview in which Henry speaks about his time at Barcelona and also the Catalan club’s supreme style. You can read the first few paragraphs of the interview here.
Can you at least say that the level European teams play at is more consistent, more predictable than in MLS?
“Let me give you an example. When I moved to Barcelona, we didn’t win anything. Then [coach] Pep Guardiola appeared on the scene and suddenly the goals started coming by themselves and that was with the same team, the same players. Things just suddenly clicked. That’s the most important thing in football, to give a team confidence and to make things click. Then players who’ve had a tough season can suddenly find that confidence again to help the team and strengthen the team spirit. Good manager can set an upward trajectory in motion.”
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