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Adam Thielen caught his first TD of the season and celebrated like Thierry Henry

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The Minnesota Vikings and Cleveland Browns faced off at Twickenham earlier today in the closing game of this year's slate of NFL games being played in England. 

The Home of English Rugby was treated to a very solid performance from the Vikings as they moved to 6-2, with Jerick McKinnon and Adam Thielen stealing the limelight as the Minnesota offense put up 33 points on a Browns defense that struggled to contain them all game. 

And it was the wide receiver Thielen who grabbed this headline as he decided to celebrate in style following his first touchdown catch of 2017.

The game may have been played at Twickenham, but Thielen decided to pay tribute to England's favourite sport of Soccer after hauling in a TD pass from Vikings quarterback Case Keenum. 

Thielen's celebration was reminiscent of one player in particular, a certain Thierry Henry. The now-retired Arsenal and France legend loved a knee slide after scoring a goal, it was one of his trademarks.

Just check out this clip of Henry's famous goal and celebration against north London rivals, Tottenham. The resemblance is uncanny. 

The link between Thielen and Henry doesn't end there, though. Check out this video from NFL UK's Twitter feed from before the game, showing the Vikings wideout making his way into Twickenham in a personalized Gunners shirt. 

Henry-esque knee slide and repping Arsenal pre-game, it's definitely a match made in heaven.

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