Henry got a playful ear bashing from his new team-mate when he agreed to follow Beckham's lead and carry out an interview with United's in-house station MUTV.
Not that he is going to be too bothered by angry Arsenal fans for a while as, unlike Beckham who had two short stints with AC Milan during the MLS shutdown in an attempt to maintain his England place, the France striker has no intention of returning.
"Nope," said Henry, when asked whether he would contemplate returning to Europe as a player. "I am happy here.
"I am done with Europe. I was fortunate enough to win everything at club level and now I am happy where I am.
"I am trying to help my team win something, which is very difficult. I respect what David has done but right now, for me, no."
MLS coach Hans Bakke has already been dealt a blow with the loss of the USA's most high-profile player after Landon Donovan was forced to pull out with a calf injury.