Henry scored 51 league goals in 122 appearances for Red Bulls before hanging up his boots in 2014.
Matt Miazga says Thierry Henry gave him advice at New York Red Bulls
Thierry Henry played alongside Matt Miazga at New York Red Bulls
If I ever needed advice, he was there for me. And when I came, he was there to encourage me, and make me better.
And the Frenchman clearly left a lasting impression on Miazga, who is now on loan from Chelsea at Dutch side Vitesse Arnhem.
"Henry is obviously one of the best ever. As a young player, I have learned a lot from him,” the 21-year-old told Dutch magazine ELF Voetbal.
“If I ever needed advice, he was there for me. And when I came, he was there to encourage me, and make me better.
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Matt Miazga is currently on loan from Chelsea at Vitesse Arnhem
“If there was anything [I could do] better, he noticed immediately. Thierry obviously knows how the game works."
Henry is now assistant manager of Belgium, working alongside head coach Roberto Martinez.