Tom McCallum

Ferguson and Cantona — Vulnerability and Strength

cantona celebration

Eric Cantona’s famous pose of celebration after his greatest goal

Eric Cantona played for Manchester United from 1992–1997. One of the greatest football players I have ever seen. Majestic, commanding, sublimely skilled. A leader, a talisman, a game-changer.

He was also, when he joined, thought to be mercurial, a maverick, unmanageable, yet in Sir Alex…