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Another match, another milestone: Titi hits 10,000 minutes for New York Red Bulls

The statistical achievements just won't stop for Thierry Henry this season...

Russ Isabella-USA TODAY Sports

Thierry Henry played his 10,000th competitive minute in all competitions for the New York Red Bulls during the 1-1 tie with Real Salt Lake.

It is a rare achievement in the context of a club which has historically preferred to overhaul its roster from season to season. To reach 10,000 minutes, a player needs to appear in the equivalent of roughly 112 games (give or take - do they count stoppage time in these records?), and only 15 guys have stuck around long enough to do that for RBNY.

Henry is just the tenth player to reach the 10,000 minute milestone, and the first forward. Juan Pablo Angel stopped short at 9,648 minutes; John Wolyniec managed 9,231. Of the current squad, Dax McCarty and Roy Miller could join Henry before the end of the season.

Coincidentally, the captain's goal against RSL came only two minutes after he reached his latest personal milestone for RBNY. The statistical archive over at MetroFanatic.com lists Henry at 10,035 minutes in all competitions after the Red Bulls' trip to RSL. Give or take a minute or two for stoppage time, that suggests he hit 10,000 about 35 minutes before he was substituted - which would mark the achievement at around the 55th minute of the game.

Two minutes or so after his induction into RBNY's 10,000 club, Henry celebrated with this:


Congratulations, captain. May your next record come in the form of a silver-plated cup.