78+ Eric Cantona Quotes On Football, Responsibility And Talented

Top 10 Eric Cantona Quotes (BEST)

  1. You can change your wife, your politics, your religion, but never, never can you change your favourite football team.
  2. When the seagulls follow the trawler, it is because they think sardines will be thrown into the sea.
  3. You may find another Beckham or Ronaldo, but never ever will you find another Sir Alex Ferguson.
  4. When I think football, I think Manchester United. I still support United and always will. I will die with them in my heart.
  5. My best moment? I have a lot of good moments but the one I prefer is when I kicked the hooligan.
  6. The ball is like a woman, she loves to be caressed.
  7. Certainly take the advice of others but always, always be yourself.
  8. It is enjoyable to make things visible which are invisible.
  9. A good goal is one that is important and beautiful.
  10. I am very mistrustful of people who are constantly over intellectualising things. It kills passion. You have to allow yourself to lose control from time to time.

Eric Cantona Short Quotes

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  • I apologize for nothing.
  • When times are difficult, I tell myself, 'I'm just passing through.'
  • We knew that you don't get to be world champions without a struggle.
  • You can lose in cinema too if you don't put on a good performance.
  • I manage a team, for beach soccer. I'm the coach. Player, coach.
  • I would love him to save me a place in his team, George Best that is, not God.
  • I'm lucky to have the privilege of being able to choose what I want to do.
  • I always knew I had to work hard.
  • I have a car but it's not important.
  • I think I have a sense of mischief and that I can laugh at myself.

Eric Cantona Quotes On Football

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I feel close to the rebelliousness of the youth here. Perhaps time will seperate us, but nobody can deny that here, behind the windows of Manchester, there is an insane love of football, of celebration and of music. — Eric Cantona

I stopped playing football because I'd done as much as I could. I needed something which was going to excite me as much as football had excited me. — Eric Cantona

Often there are players who have only football as a way of expressing themselves and never develop other interests. And when they no longer play football, they no longer do anything; they no longer exist, or rather they have the sensation of no longer existing. — Eric Cantona

If you have only one passion in life - football - and you pursue it to the exclusion of everything else, it becomes very dangerous. When you stop doing this activity it is as though you are dying. The death of that activity is a death in itself. — Eric Cantona

Actually, I wanted to act even when I was still playing football. — Eric Cantona

I started beach football in Monte Carlo when I retired from football in 1997. I liked the game very much. — Eric Cantona

In football you have an adversary; in cinema that adversary is yourself. — Eric Cantona

Even as a footballer, I was always being creative. — Eric Cantona

I would like to compare football and cinema. I think it's very similar. It's two games... different games. You have to work very hard and find the confidence to enjoy it on the pitch or in the film. — Eric Cantona

I don't think the world of football is so serious. It's important to have distance about things and about yourself. If we believe we are kings or gods, we become crazy. We all know it's a game and we all enjoy it together. — Eric Cantona

Eric Cantona Quotes On Life

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Whatever happens, there are always things you could have done better. You score two goals and you usually feel you could have done better. You score two goals and you usually feel you could have scored a third. That's perfectionism. That's what makes you progress in life. — Eric Cantona

I'm proud of what I achieved there, but a life built on memories is not much of a life. — Eric Cantona

I'm just enjoying my life at the moment. — Eric Cantona

Sometimes in life one experiences an emotion which is so strong that it is difficult to think, or to reason. — Eric Cantona

I don't take life so seriously I can just play with life. — Eric Cantona

I think life is a big game we play. — Eric Cantona

In England, your life is your life. — Eric Cantona

Eric Cantona Quotes On Expressing

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I am searching for abstract ways of expressing reality, abstract forms that will enlighten my own mystery. — Eric Cantona

Sometimes you get submerged by emotion. I think it's very important to express it - which doesn't necessarily mean hitting someone. — Eric Cantona

I try to find different ways of expressing myself. Without that I will die. — Eric Cantona

Eric Cantona Quotes On Play

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I always wanted to play against the best. — Eric Cantona

I don't play against any team in particular. I play to fight against defeat. — Eric Cantona

I prefer to play and lose rather than win, because I know in advance I'm going to win. — Eric Cantona

I don't play against a particular team. I play against the idea of losing — Eric Cantona

I was always being creative. I could never have played a defensive role because I would have been forced to destroy the other player's creativity. — Eric Cantona

I play with passion and fire. I have to accept that sometimes this fire does harm. — Eric Cantona

Eric Cantona Famous Quotes And Sayings

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After his first training session in heaven, George Best, from his favourite right wing, turned the head of God who was filling in at left-back. I would love him to save me a place in his team, George Best that is, not God. — Eric Cantona

When I was banned for nine months I had an opportunity to focus on something else and I needed to focus on something else. It's who I am. I admire Miles Davis and Chet Baker a lot and I like this instrument, so I tried and I learned and practised for two months. But I stopped after that. — Eric Cantona

Those who hate or disrespect Sir Alex Ferguson , its only because he snatched away their dreams of winning. — Eric Cantona

When you are a rich man you are proud to own a Rolls Royce and when you are a poor man you are proud to own a Renault. — Eric Cantona

The pressure people put on themselves and the rivalry between the teams is much more marked. And I think that's a good thing. As long as that rivalry remains within the spirit of competition, it con only spur everyone on. — Eric Cantona

Socrates worked towards making people question themselves. He like to provoke self-interrogation but wasn't particularly interested in the answers that emerged; he just like to set off the thought process. — Eric Cantona

We won the European Championship last September and now the world title. That is some year for French beach soccer! Now comes the hard part. We have to keep improving and that's difficult because it's tough to do better than winning a world title. — Eric Cantona

Messi, he's exceptional. When you watch him, you feel there's a child inside him and he is making some childhood dream come true. He's a Great Player, not only for today but also tomorrow. — Eric Cantona

Every man who has an idol or admires someone can recognise its themes. It's not only a film about the relationship between fans and idols, it's also a love story, a story of a man who is depressed, who has problems in his relationship with his teenage step-children. — Eric Cantona

I don't think we can be entirely happy seeing such misery around us. — Eric Cantona

I think it's better to be involved in one or two movies a year. — Eric Cantona

Without spontaneity in any sport, you cannot succeed. — Eric Cantona

You are constantly battling against your own weaknesses to make a good performence. — Eric Cantona

Anyone who is different or is slightly out of the norm, is considered crazy. — Eric Cantona

The French have only negative things to say about everything and everyone. — Eric Cantona

I know that I have a face, a look, people aren't used to seeing. A presence. — Eric Cantona

Every experience makes you a man. — Eric Cantona

Become a legend? But I am already. — Eric Cantona

Some films I say no to and they end up working very well, but I don't care, I just want to do something exciting. — Eric Cantona

An artist is someone with the gift to light up a dark room. — Eric Cantona

We all have common frailties but we need to treasure friends more. — Eric Cantona

I'm so proud the fans still sing my name, but I fear tomorrow they will stop. I fear it because I love it. And everything you love, you fear you will lose. — Eric Cantona

An artist in my eyes, is someone who can lighten up a dark room. I have never and will never find difference between the pass from Pele to Carlos Alberto in the final of the World Cup in 1970 and the poetry of the young Rimbaud, who stretches cords from steeple to steeple and garlands from window to window. There is in each of these human manifestations an expression of beauty which touches us and gives us a feeling of eternity. — Eric Cantona

My father's parents were from Sardinia and my mother's from Barcelona. — Eric Cantona

I live to feel myself in danger. — Eric Cantona

There were moments - I would be daydreaming - I would imagine scenes, even if there wasn't a camera around. In my head, I was acting. — Eric Cantona

You need a particular talent only to want to please. I don't have this talent. — Eric Cantona

I don't want to be in Terminator. I don't want to go to Hollywood. — Eric Cantona

On sand, you can never be sure of anything. An ordinary shot can take a wicked deflection at the last moment. — Eric Cantona

Domenech is the worst coach France have had since Louis XVI. — Eric Cantona

Ferguson, as a manager, and Ken, as a director, are very similar. One's a great manager, the other a great director, but both have a lot of humanity and a lot of humility. They always give you the energy... with Ferguson when we played a game it was like it was his first game - he's so passionate and gives you ambition every time. And Ken works the same way - they're very similar. — Eric Cantona

When people are talking about you, it means that you exist. — Eric Cantona

Life Lessons by Eric Cantona

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  1. Eric Cantona's career highlights the importance of hard work, dedication, and resilience in achieving success.
  2. He also demonstrated the power of positive thinking and self-belief in overcoming difficult obstacles.
  3. Finally, his passion for the game and his willingness to take risks and try new things serves as an inspiration to all who strive for greatness.

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