Shearer and Henry bags Premier League Hall of Fame induction
|Premier League legends, Alan Shearer and Thierry Henry were announced as first inductees of the Hall of Fame on Monday. (Photo credit: Premierleague.com)|
Former Newcastle striker Alan Shearer and ex-Arsenal forward Thierry Henry have become the first two players inducted into the prestigious Premier League's Hall of Fame, it was announced on Monday.
The former England international, who won the Premier League title in the 1994-95 season with Blackburn, is the only player to have scored 100 goals in the competition for two different clubs.
"All I ever wanted to be was a professional footballer. It was my dream to do that, to win trophies and score at St James' Park, to wear the No. 9. I enjoyed every minute of it."