Eric Cantona is a French actor, director, producer, and former professional footballer.
He played for Auxerre, Martigues, Marseille, Bordeaux, Montpellier, Nîmes, and Leeds United before ending his career at Manchester United, where he won four Premier League titles in five years and two League and FA Cup Doubles.
He won the league championship in seven of his last eight full seasons as a professional. At international level, he played for the French national team.
- Full name: Eric Daniel Pierre Cantona
- Profession: French actor, director, producer
- Born: 24 May 1966 (age 53 years), Marseille, France
- Height: 1.88 m
- Position: Forward
- Number: 7 (Manchester United F.C. / Forward), 11 (FC Girondins de Bordeaux / Forward), 11 (Montpellier HSC / Forward)
- Spouse: Rachida Brakni (m. 2007), Isabelle Ferrer (m. 1987–2003)