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How did this Thierry Henry picture go unnoticed?

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Seriously, how did we not know about this before?

Former New York Red Bull star Thierry is a photogenic man.

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But this picture, which we found when going through some photos in the archive, takes the cake.

New York Red Bulls player Thierry Henry attends Roger Federer of Switzerland play against Gael Monfils of France during their men's singles quarterfinal match on Day Eleven of the 2014 US Open at the USTA Billy Jean King National Tennis Center on September 3, 2014 in the Flushing neighborhood of Queens borough of New York City. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)


These is just so much going on in this photo. Background:

  • First, the cat jacket. I don't know where it came from, but it should be an internet sensation. Silver on black which just works - check. Angry cat - check. 2 angry cats - check.
  • Henry's look of utter disappointment. Monfils lost this match in 5 sets after being up 2 sets to none (6-4, 6-3, 4-6, 5-7, 2-6), so you can see why Henry would be upset at his countryman. Maybe it's the cat jacket someone is forcing him to wear? Maybe it's Hugh Jackman ignoring him, and he has no one else to talk to? This also was days after a 2-0 loss to D.C. United. Maybe there's some carry over feelings of disgust? There's so many possibilities for this facial expression.
  • Hugh Jackman - this is the best part of the photo, aside from the jacket. It's so easy to not notice him at first with the shaved head and Henry's, but he's there. He's arguably a bigger celebrity in the world, most certainty in the US. How was he not even the main focus of this image is beyond me.

Thank you Else/Getty Images for snapping this picture. I just wish we had noticed it sooner so we could've basked in its glory while hoping Henry would stay one more year.