Today is the 22nd anniversary of Eric Cantona’s infamous kung-fu kick, one of the strangest and most outrageous events in Premier League history. This makes Luis Suarez’s biting habit seem tame.
With all this focus on the unimaginably dumb scandal that has swallowed the brains of the stupids in the sports world, it's good to remember that there was once a time when people were justifiably shocked at behavior during a sporting event. Like the time Manchester United great Eric Cantona jumped into the stands and…
Cantona, on his famous flying kick of an abusive fan: "I think that maybe it's like a dream for some people sometimes, to kick these kinds of people. So I did it for them. So they are happy." [The First Post]
The New York Cosmos — essentially a 1970s forerunner to that Carlsberg advert with the pub team — are BACK, according to Eric Cantona. He's been appointed director of soccer — which has no real meaning — and said this about it: