Eric Cantona - Happy Birthday !

christinaa

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Happy Birthday KING Eric


Eric Daniel Pierre Cantona (born 24 May 1966) is a French actor, director, producer, and former professional footballer. He played for Auxerre, Martigues, Marseille, Bordeaux, Montpellier, Nîmes, and Leeds United before ending his career at Manchester United, where he won FOUR Premier League titles in FIVE years and TWO League and FA Cup Doubles. He won the league championship in seven of his last eight full seasons as a professional. At international level, he played for the French national team. Cantona was inducted into the Premier League Hall of Fame in 2021
 

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the 2nd most important person from our modern history after Fergie

Cantona was the final piece that was needed but also kick started the 92/93 season which led to that 1st title since 1967
 

Sandikan

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Mad to think he retired at not even 31.

Still remember hearing the news as a teen at school.
 

Wilt

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Brilliant! :lol:

Just seen Eric’s EURO2020 ‘Just Eat‘ advert... you gotta love him
 

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We need a player like cantona with a similar personality to turn the tide around for us. I can't think of anyone but grealish.
 

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All I have to add to a Cantona and birthday thread is fun fact. I was born the day he fly kicked that Palace? Fan
 

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an artist as always with a brave piece on the state of the club.