Eric Cantona

When Eric Cantona karate-kicked a fan

This day in football history On 25 January 1995, Manchester United drew 1–1 with hosts Crystal Palace in a match that proved to be very costly for United and their star French forward, Eric Cantona. Since arriving at Old Trafford from Leeds in November 1992, Cantona had become a United favorite, helping them to the League …

The day Eric Cantona found his kingdom

This day in football history On 26 November 1992, French striker Eric Cantona moved from Leeds United to Manchester United for the princely sum of £1.2 million. He would go on to earn the nickname “King Eric” from the United faithful and be named the club’s Player of the Century. Cantona, who had spent the majority …

Unhinged Eric Cantona shouts about Will Grigg, condoms, and Brexit

Eurosport has given Eric Cantona the platform to claim the title of “unofficial commissioner of football” and he is using this opportunity to rant about Euro 2016 in varying states of undress. In this video, Cantona expressing his Xavi-like displeasure with the state of the pitches in France, sings Northern Ireland stadium banger “Will Grigg’s …