Extraordinarily talented at football, an actor, philosopher and kung-fu enthusiast. Iconic French footballer Eric Cantona is man of many talents and also an extremely compelling character.
Cantona was at the peak of his career while playing as a striker for Manchester United FC. This is when he was given the nickname ‘King Eric’ by fans, because he played with his collar up, which resembled a king. Charismatic and possessing a confidence that lifted the team, Cantona lead Manchester United to the four titles, two FA Cups during his five seasons at Old Trafford.