On this day: Remember this Eric Cantona goal for Leeds United against Chelsea?

Eric Cantona celebrates.
Eric Cantona celebrates.
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What a truly unbelievable goal it was.

Eric Cantona is somewhat of a sore subject for many United fans.

The Frenchman made the £900,000 move to Leeds United at the beginning of the 1992 campaign from Nimes scoring 9 goals in 28 games for the Whites and was part of the Howard Wilkinson's First Division-winning side.

Just a season later Cantona made the move across the Pennines to arch rivals Manchester United in a transfer deal worth £1.2m and one that didn't go down all too well with the Leeds faithful.

On April 11th, though, he scored a goal that every Whites fan who was there that day will remember with great fondness.

Stepping off the bench for Wilkinson's men with Leeds leading Chelsea 1-0 at Elland Road, Cantona immediately joined the action assisting striker Lee Chapman with his very first touch.

He rounded off proceedings by scoring a wonder goal (watch above) that left many in the stadium, even team-mate Gary McAllister, in awe with the Scotsman saying: "You would not see many better strikes than that. It was a privilege to be on the pitch when it went in."

Cantona made a fool of Blues defender Paul Elliot flicking the ball back and fourth turning him every which way before firing a thunderous half-volley into Dave Beasant's goal to notch what many believe to be his best goal in a Leeds shirt.

Were you there that day? Let us know in the comment section below.

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