Former France international and Arsenal legend Thierry Henry rejoin Belgium’s coaching staff permanently for their World Cup 2022 campaign.

The 43-year-old served as second assistant to the Red Devil’s manager Roberto Martinez during Belgium’s run to the semi-finals at the 2018 World Cup and for the Euro 2020.

After Henry’s professional playing career concluded in 2014, the Paris born striker joined the Belgian National team as an assistant coach for from 2016-18, working at the FIFA World Cup in Russia. In that tournament, Belgium finished third place after losing to eventual winners France in the semifinals.

The former CF Montreal and AS Monaco head coach will be returning to the sidelines again. He recently joined Amazon Prime Video who are the 2021/2022 main broadcaster of Ligue 1 in France, with the streaming platform holding the rights to eight games every matchday.

Belgium are currently ranked No. 1 in the latest FIFA world rankings. With Brazil and France occupying the No. 2 and 3 positions respectively. They Red Devil’s squad are steered by the likes of Chelsea’s striker Romelu Lukaku, Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne and Lille’s wonder-kid Jeremy Doku.