Thierry Henry and
family kidnapping plot
The security around the
Barcelona footballer Thierry Henry has been increased in fears
of a kidnapping.
wife and daughter of the French footballer Thierry Henry are
under heavy security after Special Branch tipped them off about
a possible kidnap. It is rumored that the kidnap plan has been
developed by the Romanian Mafia, after Henry signed with
Barcelona a £16 million deal which would pay him a weekly salary
of about £130,000. The main person targeted for the kidnap was
likely his 2-year-old daughter, who would have been held for a
Security has always been tight around the
family of the famous player, but now has been beefed up to 24
hours home protection and extends to personal bodyguards for his
wife Claire (Nicole Merry) and their daughter Tea.
The kidnapping threat would undoubtedly put
even more stress on the already fragile marriage between the
model Claire and Thierry Henry. Earlier this month it was
reported that Thierry Henry has walked out on his wife and that
the failing marriage of the couple was the main reason Henry
took the job in Barcelona.
The UK online betting website
Bet365 (new window) has
Barcelona as the favorite to win the 07/08 Spanish Primiera Liga
with odds 4/5, followed by Real Madrid with odds 13/8.
Published on 07/29/2007