The former player admitted that although he must serve nine months in prison, his behavior will be the same as on that day in 1995.
It happened on January 25, 1995, 26 years ago, but Cantona has not forgotten. Will not forgive.Former players, until then Manchester United, Responded to the provocation Matthew Simmonds, Crystal Palace fan,very bad Flying kick. When the Frenchman left the court after being sent off in the second half, supporters insulted him. “Take your f… mother back to France, you bastard”, tell him. The football player was at a loss.
The aggression cost him Nine months of sanctions and 120 hours of social service. The eternal interruption of his football career. however, Cantona does not regret what he did. Instead, I will do it again. His only regret is that he did not attack the fans more violently.
“I have been insulted thousands of times, but never reacted, but sometimes you are vulnerable”, The former football player said. Cantona, 54 years old, has no doubts about his performance at this time. “I regret it. I want to kick him harder. I was sanctioned for nine months. They want me to be a role model,” he said in the new movie “The United Way,” which he narrated and co-written.
There too Reflects his passion for football. “I love it. I love the fire inside me. I like the adrenaline surge. I participated in the competition because it was my dream when I was young. But when this dream became a routine affair, I no longer wanted to play. I want to be loyal to myself, loyal to fans and everyone. There are so many things to do in life…I have no time to waste. It is time to pass the baton to the next generation. “He thought about his dropping out.