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French star Henry says he may end his career in MLS with New York


Thierry Henry has revealed that he is seriously contemplating playing in Major League Soccer in the United States before retiring, and New York Red Bulls would be his preferred team.

The French star was in the Big Apple to compete in a high-profile charity game organized by basketball star Steve Nash and was asked about his desire to play in America.

At 31, Henry still believes that he has something to offer Barcelona and wants to complete his contract with the European champions before considering moving across the Pond.

"Could I play for New York Red Bulls at some point? It could be possible in 2011," he told Barcelona daily Sport. One never knows, but the truth is that it is an option that could be likely. I want to stay with Barcelona for two more seasons and then I will leave."

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(He also told the New York Post, "Yes, I think it will be.")

Henry struggled in his first season with Barça, but turned it around last year, bagging 25 goals of the 97 scored by the front three that included him, Lionel Messi and Samuel Eto'o.