Sat 26 Jan
It was 18 years ago yesterday when Eric booted a fan in the face with a swift, kung fu esque kick.
But at least Eric saw the errors of his ways, in an interview in 2011 he said:
'... it’s like a dream for some, you know sometimes to kick these kind of people... so I did it for [the fans]. So they are happy. It’s a kind of freedom for them.'
Ooh Ahh Cantona- Man U Fans paying homage to their trophy winning goal machine
Cantona's Right, Ref's Are Idiots - He's well known for throwing a ball in a ref's face.
Eric The King - 'The greatest centre forward the world has ever seen'.
After leaving Man U, Eric was captain of the French national beach football team. Who knows what he saw in that sport
Pop Art: Many people adorn their homes with the living legend.
'Art of The Game': The painting that sold for a whopping £2,585.
Footy Rival Body Paint: Cantona made a documentary about Fenerbahce and Galatasaray.
'I don't know why, but I love you'
Cantona endearing Leeds fans. NB: Much funnier if said in a french accent!
'Idiot! Idiot! Idiot!'
Said to the face of each person at a disciplinary hearing.
'I dream of lightness, harmony and pleasure,'
'(He's) practically a shitbag'