Thierry Henry Was Crowned 'Igwe of Football' in Lagos And The Internet Is Here For It

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This is Thierry Henry, the French international footballing legend, who now works as a commentator for Sky Sports News since retiring from the game in 2014.

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On Sunday, he went to Lagos, Nigeria for Guiness' Made in Black campaign. The campaign, which was launched in 2014 with the help of hip-hop star Kanye West, is meant to "provide a stage for those who are an inspiration to others, as they carve their own path with confidence, flair and boldness."

As you can imagine, it was kind of a big deal.

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Thierry touched down in Nigeria, flying in from Kenya, for a meet and greet with fans who were winners of Guinness' 'Be A Front Row Fan' contest. The French footballer got more than he bargained for on his first trip to the home of the Super Eagles, being crowned 'Igwe of Football' by a group of adoring fans. He even donned some traditional Igbo clothes! By the way, we're absolutely loving the lions on his shirt!

The internet could not get enough of it!

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And - being in Nigeria - of course Henry got a taste of some jollof rice!

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Don't ever change guys!Β πŸ˜‚

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