Alan Shearer’s ‘Cult Hero’ of the Premier League was ‘King Eric’

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The record Premier League goal scorer and former Blackburn Rovers Premier League winner has name the former Manchester United and French striker Eric Cantona as his number one ‘cult hero’ to play in the Premier League.

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“If you’ve got the balls to go and jump feet first into the crowd when someone’s abusing you, you’ve got to be slightly bonkers,” Shearer said of Cantona.

“But in terms of the fans loving him and what he did for the club, he helped to change Man United and everyone looked up to him, he was their leader.”

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