There is big news in the NWSL as the Portland Thorns have signed French international
This move is huge for the four-year-old NWSL, considering most of the international players in the league are not from top international leagues. Most international players are from countries that do not have significant club leagues or they are Australian, whose club season is opposite that of the NWSL.
Comes with Championship Experience
The 26-year-old Henry is moving from French club Olympique
Internationally, Henry has scored four goals in 45 appearances, including a screamer against Mexico in the FIFA Women’s World Cup this past summer in Canada. There, she was also awarded the Silver Ball as the second
The Thorns have already started preseason with new coach Mark Parsons, recently
Henry sent a message to Thorns fans through the team’s Twitter page saying, “Hello, I am very excited to join Thorns FC. See you soon Portland!”
Henry will join the Thorns at the end of her contract with Lyon this summer.