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Henry Could Be Just What MLS Needs

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It is a reputation that must be stomped out regularly, like a stubborn brushfire in dry season. MLS fights forever its minor-league image on two fronts, both here at home and abroad.

"The graveyard of forgotten genius," is what Paddy Agnew, the Irish journalist, once dubbed MLS. And now this alleged soccer cemetery boasts the spry, lanky body of Thierry Henry, who appeared very much alive and kicking Thursday as he signed on for a 4-1/2-year stint with the once-lowly Red Bulls.

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