Eric’s kung fu high­light

Townsville Bulletin - - Sport -

MANCH­ESTER United le­gend Eric Can­tona says his in­fa­mous kung fu-style kick on a Crys­tal Palace fan was the high­light of his ca­reer. The French­man was banned in 1995 af­ter launch­ing him­self into the crowd and kick­ing Palace fan Matthew Sim­mons af­ter be­ing sent off. Asked on the BBC what was the high­light of his ca­reer, Can­tona, now foot­ball di­rec­tor for the New York Cos­mos, said: ‘‘ When I did the kung fu kick on the hooli­gan, be­cause these kind of peo­ple don’t have to be at the game.’’

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