On this day: Cantona's kung fu kick

Eric Cantona with Sir Alex Ferguson

Eric Cantona with Sir Alex Ferguson

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It’s 21 years since Manchester United striker Eric Cantona was banned from football following a kung fu-style attack on a fan.

The French star was also stripped of his national captaincy and eventually received a two-week jail sentence for the assault, which ultimately led to his infamous speech referring to seagulls and trawlers.

So, for fans of football and martial arts, we invite you to relive one of sport’s most infamous moments…

The famous incident

The famous incident