CAMPAIGN DIARY: Eric could well tackle a new career to make up his pocket money

Who’d be Eric Cantona? OK, once you’ve all put your hands down, consider it for a bit.

Who’d be Eric Cantona? OK, once you’ve all put your hands down,

consider it for a bit.



All you’ve ever wanted to do is enjoy a spot of painting in the South of

France. But, instead, you sign for a dull British football team and move

to rainy Manchester.



You land a major sponsor and things are going well until you’re caught

on camera attacking a fan.



After a ban you come back to great acclaim. A year or so later, when you

hand your notice in, lo, everybody goes into mourning.



People then start speculating about your chosen career when someone

sends us a picture of you seemingly helping to direct a Nike ad (so we

can start a rumour you’re going into commercials directing). Finally,

your sponsor decides that you’re no good as a mere citizen and cuts your

fee ...



We ask again. Who’d be Eric Cantona?