Eric Cantona Is Not Running For President Of France

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Written By Chris Azzopardi

There was quite a stir yesterday among soccer fans all over the world, who read the amazing news that Manchester United legend and former manager of the France national beach soccer team Eric Cantona would be running for President of France. It seemed to good to be true. Because it was.

Cantona’s candidacy was, in fact, a publicity stunt, aimed mainly at bringing attention and funding to charities battling homelessness. A noble aim, to be sure, but now the World will never get to enjoy the reality of a man who once kung-fu kicked a fan in the face having his finger on the nuclear button. Actually, on second thought, that might not be such a great idea.

Full Story: The Mirror

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