Eric Cantona


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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