Eric Cantona, the Manchester United forward has been inducted into the Premier League Hall of Fame after fans voting. The French man is the third player after Arsenal legend Thierry Henry and Newcastle United legend Alan Shearer. He played in five seasons at Old Trafford.
He played 156 games and scored 70 goals and won the league title four times in five seasons with the Red devils. He is the first of six inductees chosen from a 23-man shortlist after a fan’s vote. The honor recognizes players who have demonstrated an exceptional record on the pitch and have been a valuable contribution to their clubs.
Commanding and charismatic, a master of counter-attacking football and one of the greatest players the Premier League has seen
— Premier League (@premierleague) May 18, 2021
Eric Cantona said after being included in the list, “I am very happy and very proud and at the same time, I am not surprised! ” He has been a very open-minded person and always said what he felt like in all his interviews and that makes him an exceptional and one of the most interesting players to be inducted into the Hall of Fame.