Thierry Henry has been named the head coach of Major League Soccer's Montreal Impact on a two-year contract.
Henry, who has previously worked as an assistant for the Belgium national team and as Monaco coach, ended his playing career with the New York Red Bulls in 2014.
"It's an honor to become head coach of the Montreal Impact and return to MLS," Henry said. "It's a league that I know well where I had a great time.
"Being in Quebec, in Montreal, which has a huge multicultural heritage, is something...
Montreal's Bojan Krkic scored the tying goal in the 81st minute as the Impact held on to earn a 1-1 draw with visiting Atlanta United on Sunday afternoon.
However, the draw was not enough to keep the Impact's chances for the postseason alive. Montreal (38 points) needed wins in its final two games and two losses by New England to have any chance.
The Revolution cemented the seventh and final playoff spot with a 2-0 win Sunday against New York City FC.