Eric Cantona 7 best acting moments

Eric Cantona
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Eric Cantona retired from football at the age of 30. Leaving the sport at the very top, the Frenchman told the world that there was more to life for him than just the beautiful game.

And so ensued a completely different career altogether. In typically Gallic fashion, former forward moved to the arts and became an actor. He's worked with a range of directors since – and brands, actually.

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Mark White
Content Editor

Mark White has been at on FourFourTwo since joining in January 2020, first as a staff writer before becoming content editor in 2023. An encyclopedia of football shirts and boots knowledge – both past and present – Mark has also represented FFT at both FA Cup and League Cup finals (though didn't receive a winners' medal on either occasion) and has written pieces for the mag ranging on subjects from Bobby Robson's season at Barcelona to Robinho's career. He has written cover features for the mag on Mikel Arteta and Martin Odegaard, and is assisted by his cat, Rosie, who has interned for the brand since lockdown.