Eric Cantona

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Eric Cantona
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Personal information
Full name Éric Daniel Pierre Cantona
Date of birth (1966-05-24) 24 May 1966 (age 52)
Place of birth Marseille, France
Height 1.88 m (6 ft 2 in)
Playing position Striker (retired)
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
1983-1988
1985-1986
1988-1991
1989
1989-1990
1991
1992
1992-1997
Auxerre
Martigues (loan)
Olympique Marseille
Girondins Bordeaux (loan)
Montpellier (loan)
Nîmes Olympique
Leeds United
Manchester United
National team
1987-1995 France
* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only

Eric Daniel Pierre Cantona (born 24 May 1966 in Marseille) is a French football player turned actor. He was one of Manchester United's greatest players. Cantona has more than 140 appearances with Manchester United. He ended his professional footballing career with the team. Cantona had earlier played for Leeds United before moving to Manchester United in 1992. He has also played for France national team from 1987 to 1994. He retired from football in 1997 and became a film actor.

Club career statistics[change | change source]

Club performance League CupLeague CupContinentalTotal
SeasonClubLeague AppsGoals AppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoalsAppsGoals
FranceLeague Coupe de France Coupe de la Ligue EuropeTotal
1983/84 Auxerre Division 1 2 0 0 0 - - 2 0
1984/85 5 2 0 0 - - 5 2
1985/86 7 0 0 0 - 1 0 8 0
1985/86 Martigues Division 2 15 4 0 0 - - 15 4
1986/87 Auxerre Division 1 36 13 0 0 - - 36 13
1987/88 32 8 5 1 - 2 1 39 10
1988/89 Olympique Marseille Division 1 22 5 0 0 - - 22 5
1988/89 Girondins Bordeaux Division 1 11 6 0 0 - - 11 6
1989/90 Montpellier Division 1 33 10 8 8 - - 41 18
1990/91 Olympique Marseille Division 1 18 8 5 1 - 3 1 26 10
1991/92 Nîmes Olympique Division 1 17 2 2 2 - - 19 4
EnglandLeague FA Cup Football League Cup EuropeTotal
1991/92 Leeds United First Division 15 3 0 0 0 0 - 15 3
1992/93 Premier League 13 6 0 0 1 0 5 1 19 7
1992/93 Manchester United Premier League 22 9 1 0 0 0 0 0 23 9
1993/94 34 18 5 4 5 1 4 2 48 25
1994/95 21 12 1 1 0 0 2 0 24 13
1995/96 30 14 7 5 1 0 0 0 38 19
1996/97 36 11 3 0 0 0 10 3 49 14
Country France 198 58 20 12 - 6 2 224 72
England 171 73 16 10 7 1 21 6 215 90
Total 369 131 36 22 7 1 27 8 439 162

International career statistics[change | change source]

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France national team
YearAppsGoals
1987 3 1
1988 2 0
1989 4 3
1990 7 6
1991 4 2
1992 9 2
1993 7 5
1994 8 1
1995 1 0
Total 45 20

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