Lewandowski vs Erling Haaland: former Barcelona forward Henry makes high claim on debate.
On Tuesday night, Thierry Henry, Micah Richards, and Jamie Carragher returned to the CBS Sports studio to discuss the most recent round of Champions League matches.
Additionally, the former Premier League stars entertained and informed American spectators on another hilarious evening.
The commentators examined the effects that Robert Lewandowski and Erling Haaland have had at Barcelona and Manchester City, respectively, ahead of the 8:00 p.m. kickoffs.
The stats of the two elite strikers are comparable, but Haaland outperforms Lewandowski in most important categories, including 17 goals and three assists to Lewandowski’s 12 goals and two assists through the first two months of the current campaign.
On the Lewandowski vs. Haaland argument, what did Henry say?
Henry believes that Lewandowski’s influence at Camp Nou is comparable to that of Haaland’s at Etihad Stadium.
However, no one is contesting what Haaland is doing, the illustrious French striker noted. In a nice way, what Haaland is doing is dumb.
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Henry said when asked if Haaland would have the same effect at Barcelona: “It’s a different ballgame. You have to cast the right actor in the right movie, as I always say.
The ideal actor for [Man City] is Haaland.
Thierry Henry, what did he say about Bolton?
Henry continued by citing Bolton Wanderers as an example of a team where, while having elite quality, he would not have been able to make a difference.
He admitted, “I wouldn’t have played for Bolton.” Are you crazy?
When Henry made fun of Bolton, presenter Kate Abdo and Carragher erupted in laughter, and Richards exclaimed in shock, “Wow!”
Henry further, saying, “If Sam Allardyce had ordered me to play long ball, I would have departed at half-time.”
The topic of who would play Henry in a movie then came up. The Arsenal legend mentioned Will Smith, but he later admitted that given what transpired at the 2022 Oscars, he probably can’t say that now.
Richards claimed he’d like Denzel Washington to play him in a movie, but Henry proposed Terry Crews from White Chicks instead, sending the former Man City and England right-back into a fit of hysteria.
"I wouldn't have played for Bolton. Are you mad!"
Thierry explains why Haaland and Lewandowski are different fits and reveals who would play him in a movie. 🍿 pic.twitter.com/zjL8Et3T6w
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