Thierry Henry dresses up like Austin Powers in Merthyr Tydfil

The former Arsenal striker was surprising a student at a school as part of a Sky Sports initiative

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Thierry Henry donned his best worst disguise today to surprise a student in Merthyr Tydfil.

The former Arsenal striker wore a sixties style wig and heavily rimmed glasses to enter a school classroom undetected.

However, his French accent was harder to mask and it appeared few students at the Welsh school were fooled as Sky Sports cameras filmed the surprise visit.

After entering the classroom, he told students to be quiet, revealing he had always wanted to do so. He then removed his disguise.

The football pundit was there to give student Emma Morgan the Sky Academy award for Student of the Year.

Emma said she was "shocked" by the arrival of Henry.

Henry's look was quickly likened to Austin Powers, the Beatles and Duane Dibbley. Here's some of the best reaction...