15 years ago: Eric Cantona and the Kung Fu Kick

Fifteen years ago this month, Manchester United’s Eric Cantona was sent off at Selhurst Park and proceeded to kung fu kick a Wimbledon fan who abused him.
Arguably this is one of the biggest sporting news stories of the 1990s.
This story was huge! I can’t believe that it happened and equally I can’t comprehend that it took place fifteen years ago! It seems like yesterday.
Oh to have been a Press Officer for Manchester United. I’d love to get their take on the story.

Eric Cantona Kung Foo Kick

Photography Taken by Phan Duy An

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2 Responses

  1. Check out the man in the duffle coat and moustache. Clearly at the wrong Crystal Palace…

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