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Eric Cantona Biography

Éric Daniel Pierre Cantona is a former international footballer for the French national team who currenty profiles as an actor.During his football days, he has played for Auxerre, Martigues, Marseille, Bordeaux, Montpellier, Nîmes and Leeds United before ending his professional footballing career at Manchester United. Cantona is often regarded as having played a key role in the revival of Manchester United as a footballing force and he enjoys iconic status at the club. He wore the numeber seven shirt that was worn my football legends such as George Best, Bryan Robson, David Beckham and Cristiano Ronaldo. Cantona is affectionately nicknamed by Manchester United fans as "King Eric", and was voted as Manchester United's greatest ever player by Inside United magazine. While playing for Manchester United, he has won four Premier League titles in five years and two League and FA Cup Doubles. Following his retirement from football, he took up a career in cinema and had a role in certain Hollywood movies such as 'Elizabeth' and 'Looking for Eric'.

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Top 5 hot-headed players football has ever seen
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25 Years of the Premier League - A Zeitgeist 
Premier League is now considered as one of the most complete and balanced sporting leagues in the world.
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5 of the best bargain strikers in Premier League history
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5 best French players to have played in the Premier League
5 best French players to have played in the Premier League
Arsenal are known for their French connection, but here are the five best players from France to play in the Premier League.
7 of the best quotes from the legendary Manchester United number 7: Eric Cantona
7 of the best quotes from the legendary Manchester United number 7: Eric Cantona
Some of the finest quotes by one of football's philosophers...
5 players who were hit with long suspensions
5 players who were hit with long suspensions
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Can an elite striker win you the Premier League? An in-depth analysis
Can an elite striker win you the Premier League? An in-depth analysis
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5 players who should be ICONS in FIFA 18
5 players who should be ICONS in FIFA 18
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FIFA 18: 5 legends who must be included in FIFA 18 Ultimate Team
FIFA 18: 5 legends who must be included in FIFA 18 Ultimate Team
EA has confirmed that FIFA 18 will be released in September. Here are five players who must be on the roster.
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5 players who have thrived in Manchester derbies
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5 most polarising players of all time in the Premier League
Five players fans loved and hated in equal measure.
5 former Premier League legends who would make an impact today
5 former Premier League legends who would make an impact today
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The all-time greatest Manchester United XI
The all-time greatest Manchester United XI
Manchester United's all-time greatest playing XI, unsurprisingly consisting mostly of players from the Ferguson era.
5 memorable FA Cup fixtures between Chelsea and Manchester United
5 memorable FA Cup fixtures between Chelsea and Manchester United
A look at the most memorable and exciting FA Cup matches played between the two sides.
Sir Alex Ferguson was secretly happy when Manchester United legend retired
Sir Alex Ferguson was secretly happy when Manchester United legend retired
The legendary manager Sir Alex Ferguson was glad Eric Cantona retired before he endured a tough spell with the Red Devils.
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