Eric Cantona

BirthdateMay 24th, 1966
BirthplaceMarseille, France
Length1.87 m (6 ft 1.5 in)
Positionforward
Number7
NicknameThe King
TraitsTechnical Player

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Cantona Salary & Net Worth

How much did Eric Cantona earn?

Eric Cantona has a net worth of...

30 Million Euros (33.6 Million Dollars)

He was a showman on the field. A motivator and a leader, his game involved taking responsibility and getting the job done. Everyone took note of him when he moved to Manchester United in 1992. He made an immediate impact and helped the Red Devils to a Premier League title. It didn't surprise us when he became an actor after retiring from the sport in 1997. He was born to be in the spotlight. Acting has given him a platform to portray his creative side. He has also been involved with Nike after retirement. We think that his net worth is in the region of 30 million Euros.

Current Job

What does Cantona currently do?

Eric  Cantona current job, the French number 7 from Marseille, France
He doesn't shy away from a challenge. Acting takes a distinct set of skills to perfect, and he's doing ok, in our opinion. (Image: imgur.com)

Eric  Cantona current job, the French number 7 from Marseille, France
The man doesn't care if you judge him. He does whatever makes him happy. That's something everyone can learn from this legend. (Image: imgur.com)

Iconic Moments

Kung Fu Kicker
Eric  Cantona most iconic moment, the French number 7 from Marseille, France
We think that this was the moment that started the Kick out Racism campaign in football. Quite literally because the king literally tried to kick it out. It was at Selhurst Park, and our man had just been red-carded. He was on his way back to the dressing room, and then this giant oaf of an opposite fan throws a racist abuse at him. Some even say he did the Nazi salute. Not one to take racist insults lightly, he leaped over, and kung fu kicked the idiot, threw a couple of punches before being escorted into the tunnel. We think it was just the right reaction from the King. It has become an iconic moment since. (Image: imgur.com)

Celebration
Eric  Cantona most iconic moment, the French number 7 from Marseille, France
A casual shrug of the shoulders. Who celebrates like that? The king. That's who. The most nonchalant celebration in the history of the sport has to be this one. It was as if scoring a belter or a crazy goal where he'd beat like two or three defenders meant nothing to him. Well, on the contrary, we think it meant everything to him. It was a testament to the fact that he always knew that he could do it. It was just for the disbelievers out there. It conveyed a potent message to anyone that was taking notes. It was the ultimate expression of his artistry. (Image: imgur.com)


Love Life - Single, Girlfriend or Wife?

Eric Cantona Wife - Rachida Brakni
Picture of his Wife, who goes by the name Rachida Brakni.
Rachida's having one of her hair days, we suppose. Has it been brushing him in the face? She's an actor by profession and the two work together sometimes. (Image: imgur.com)

Eric Cantona Wife - Rachida Brakni
Picture of his Wife, who goes by the name Rachida Brakni.
She's his second wife, and they have two children together. The king was married to Isabelle Ferrer from 1987-2003 before tying the knot with the actress in 2007. (Image: imgur.com)


Family - Get to know them

Cantona Brother - Joel
Picture of Eric  Cantona Brother, called Joel
Joel used to be a professional footballer too but gave up the sport to pursue acting. What's with all three men hanging their sunglasses on their shirts? Could they not find a place to slot the shades in or something? (Image: imgur.com)

Cantona Mother - Éléonore Raurich
Picture of Eric  Cantona Mother, called Éléonore Raurich
That's the king as a baby. We think his mum knew that he was something special. (Image: imgur.com)

Cantona Dad - Albert
Picture of Eric  Cantona Dad, called Albert
It's so heartwarming to see a fully grown man express his love for his parents. We're wondering how he got to be as tall as he is. Both mum and dad are on the shorter side. (Image: imgur.com)


Cantona Car - What does he drive?

Picture of his    car
Did he go about kicking racists on the street? Because that's not a movie set and he doesn't own a cop car. (Image: imgur.com)

Rolls Royce
Picture of his Rolls Royce   car
One of the most generous gestures we've seen from him is the donation of this Rolls Royce to charity. It had some graffiti work done on it before it was auctioned. (Image: imgur.com)


House - Where does he live?

Location: France
House of the French number 7, located in France
We think he'd make the perfect Santa. They should make another Home Alone movie, and he'd be a very good addition to the cast. If they do, they should let him kung-fu kick, someone. This place is somewhere in France, we think. (Image: imgur.com)

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