Manchester United legend, Eric Cantona becomes the third player, after Arsenal’s Thierry Henry and Premier League’s all-time top scorer Alan Shearer were first inducted.
The Frenchman was known for his silk style of play, ball control, pinpoint goals, and infamously for kicking a fan in the stands. He has now been inducted into the Premier League Hall of Fame.
Cantona spent just 5 seasons with Manchester United, from 1992 to 1997, and he made his mark in those years. He featured for the Red Devils in 156 Premier League games, scoring 70 goals and provided 56 assists in total.
Speaking on his induction, Cantona said he was not surprised to be named, saying: “I am very happy and very proud, but at the same time I am not surprised. I would’ve been surprised if I had not been elected.”
The 54-year-old forward will now be remembered as one of the greatest Premier League players of all time.
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