Va va voom! Thierry Henry makes surprise appearance in Merthyr

Former Arsenal star Thierry Henry made a shock cameo appearance in a Merthyr Tydfil school today.
The Frenchman appeared in a disguise, donning a pair of geek glasses and a wig, as he dressed as a teacher and surprised Welsh teenager Emma Morgan, at Pen-Y-Dre High School.

Thierry in his school camouflage
Thierry in his school camouflage

The student won the Sky Sports Living for Sport Student of the Year award after rediscovering her passion for swimming and went on to win a silver medal at the European ‘Superschools’ competition in Sweden.
She was awash with happiness as Thierry unveiled his disguise, presented her with her medal and gave her a bear hug – va va voom!
Watch Henry unmask his teacher disguise here: