Thierry Henry thrilled Arsenal one last time three years ago today

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February 11 is key date in the diary of die-hard Arsenal fans.

On this day, exactly three years ago, Arsenal legend Thierry Henry scored his final goal for the Gunners against Sunderland.

Even more typical of the talismanic Frenchman, the goal was a late winner and sent the the travelling supporters into a frenzy.

Henry returned to Arsenal in the winter of 2012 on a short-term loan deal from New York Red Bulls, and went on to make seven appearances before his return to MLS.

His debut could not have gone much better, with the veteran striker introduced late into proceedings against Leeds United and proceeding to score a last minute winner for the Gunners.

Henry's final game of the spell against the Stadium of Light resulting in the second goal of this return spell, taking his overall tally to 238 in 376 appearances for the club - an Arsenal record.

Hailed as a legend, there is a statue commemorating Henry outside the stadium as he led the Gunners to two Premier League titles, three FA cups and two FA Community Shields.

Henry is now a pundit for Sky Sports after a huge campaign lauded him as their new signing.

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