‘Amateurs call it genius. Masters call it practice.’

This is the Twitter bio of the man dubbed as the ‘King’ by Arsenal fans, who joined today prior to an eruption of delight on social media.

The Arsenal all-time top scorer, Thierry Henry, announced his arrival on Twitter to the excitement of fans across the site.

Just 45 minutes after his announcement, the Frenchman had accumulated nearly 90,000 followers, and his following is rapidly increasing.

Here is how some fans welcomed him: