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Henry remembers his controversial handball against Northern Ireland

Titi Henry's handball against Northern Ireland

Henry remembers his controversial handball against Northern Ireland
Henry remembers his controversial handball against Northern Ireland

Titi Henry's handball against Northern Ireland

Goals scored with the hand are special... A lot of players have scored with this part of their body -illegaly-. From Maradona to Messi or even Thierry Henry. Well, it wasn't a goal but an assist from the former Barça striker. The French striker said to Canal Plus that "when Messi scored with the hand against Espanyol, everybody saw it and nothing happened. I remember people compared him to Maradona and call it brilliant!".

"But when I did it... seemed like if I had killed somebody" - added Henry. 

Henry touched the ball with his hand against Northern Ireland and gave it to Gallas, who secured the goal. It was a decisive goal to qualify for the World Cup 2010 in South Africa. "I admitted and even Keane told me he was okey with it. I showed a bad image and Messi, for the same action, didn't". 

These are Messi and Gallas (set up by Henry) goals. 

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