Eric Daniel Pierre Cantona (born 24 May 1966) is a former French professional footballer player. After he retired from football in 1997
he went on to become an actor, director and producer.
During his football career Cantona played for Auxerre, Martigues, Marseille, Bordeaux, Montpellier, Nîmes, and Leeds United before ending his career at Manchester United, where he won four Premier League titles in five years and two League and FA Cup Doubles. He won the league championship in seven of his last eight full seasons as a professional. At international level, he played for the French national team.