Arsenal”s first visit to the United States in twenty five years ended in defeat, but the July 26 preseason friendly against the New York Red Bulls was more than an exhibition. We sent photographer Joel Arbaje to chronicle the reunion of the Gunners and club legend Thierry Henry, and the droves of Arsenal fans who made the pilgrimage to see their team play in New York.

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Joel Arbaje is a photographer and the online photo editor at Fast Company. Follow him on Twitter and Instagram.

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