Eric Cantona

  • Former Manchester United great Eric Cantona arrested for assault March 13, 2014

    London: British police have arrested former Manchester United great Eric Cantona and cautioned him for assaulting a man in London. Cantona was briefly taken into custody following the incident that happened in the Primrose Hill area of north London on Wednesday. When asked about Cantona's arrest, police confirmed "a man in his...
  • I am not very good at acting: David Beckham November 30, 2013

    London: Former Soccer star David Beckham thinks he is not good at facing the camera. The 38yearold star played alongside footballer Eric Cantona, who did French films after giving up the game. But he is not keen on following Cantona's footsteps, reported Contactmusic. "I am not very good at it....
  • Van Persie up there with Manchester United greats, says Ferguson April 23, 2013

    London: Less than a year into his Manchester United career and Robin Van Persie has already guaranteed himself a place in the pantheon of greats to have worn the famous red jersey. Manager Alex Ferguson lauded the Dutchman on Monday after his hattrick in United's titleclinching 30 win against Aston...
  • Van Persie has made same impact as Cantona, says Ferguson December 24, 2012

    Manchester: Robin van Persie's impact at Manchester United has been similar to the stunning transformation brought about by the signing of Eric Cantona, according to manager Alex Ferguson. Dutch striker Van Persie has scored 15 goals since signing from Arsenal, drawing comparisons with Frenchman Cantona whose arrival at Old Trafford...
  • Ronaldo comparable to former United greats October 29, 2008

    New Delh: Sir Alex Ferguson has compared Cristiano Ronaldo to former Manchester United greats such as Eric Cantona and George Best. Cristiano Ronaldo, the current incumbent of the iconic number 7 at Manchester United, has drawn comparisons with it's former wearers: George Best, and Eric Cantona. Sir Alex Ferguson believes the Portuguese...