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Eric Cantona
May 24, 1966 -
Nationality: French
Category: Athlete
Subcategory: French Athlete

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


It is enjoyable to make things visible which are invisible.


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


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


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


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


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.


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


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


When the seagulls follow the trawler, it is because they think sardines will be thrown into the sea.


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.


I didn't study; I live.


We knew that you don't get to be world champions without a struggle.


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.


Even as a footballer, I was always being creative.


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.


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


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.


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.


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