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Kung-Fu fighting

It made headlines around the world, whilst the press conference that followed it became almost as famous for the bizarre philosophical statements offered up by the man at the centre of the controversy, Manchester United striker Eric Cantona. On January 25th, 1995, his United side were playing Crystal Palace in a  league match at Selhurst Park in South London. The ...

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Eric Cantona quotes: Best Quotes about Eric Cantona

Eric Cantona quotes

“If ever there was one player, anywhere in the world, that was made for Manchester United, it was Cantona. He swaggered in, stuck his chest out, raised his head and surveyed everything as though he were asking: ‘I’m Cantona. How big are you? Are you big enough for me? But I do admit that there was something, perhaps a mental ...

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5 players who retired early from football

Eric Cantona Many consider Cantona to be the player that fired Manchester United to the top of English football in the Premier League era. In just five years at Old Trafford following his transfer from Leeds United in 1992, the Frenchman fired the Red Devils to four league titles and two FA Cups. However, he hung his boots at only ...

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5 great players who never played in World Cup

George Weah The Liberia international was one of the most feared strikers of his generation and went on to win a Ligue 1 title with Paris Saint-Germain as well as two Serie A titles during his time in Italy. He first burst on to the European football scene under the stewardship of Arsene Wenger, who was at the helm of ...

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