As a shining gem in the long history of French football, Eric Cantona is widely regarded as one of the most well-known footballer in the world. He was born in Marseille, France on May 24, 1966. After the World War II, His paternal grandmother selected a cave as the residence for their whole family. He spares no efforts to play football to change the track of his life.
He has worked for Marseille, Bordeaux, Montpellier, Nîmes and Leeds United. After this stage of his playing career, he has played for the Manchester United, in which he gained the titles of Premier League four times in five years. At the Machester United, he wore the France football shirt with the number “7” printed on his football kit.
Under the name of “King Eric” at Manchester United, he was selected as the best player. In the contrary, his disciplinary record is poor while the obtaining achievements, leaving a sharp contrast between them. After 8-month suspension, the disciplinary record was improve to a certain degree.