On this day: Cantona's kung fu kick

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

By The Newsroom
Wednesday, 27th January 2016, 12:44 pm
Updated Wednesday, 27th January 2016, 3:19 pm
Eric Cantona with Sir Alex Ferguson
Eric Cantona with Sir Alex Ferguson

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.

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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