The King is back, and to celebrate Eric Cantona’s induction as a FUT 21 ICON in FIFA 21, EA Sports has partnered with The Coyle-Larner Brothers to release a spoken word piece worthy of his return.

The content, titled ‘THERE IS ONLY ONE KING’, was written and directed by Hip-Hop artist Ben Coyle-Larner, aka Loyle Carner, and his brother Ryan. Shot in London, the content explores how Cantona’s legacy has inspired football fans of all generations into believing that ‘There’s a King in all of us’, before culminating in the former French forward sitting on a throne and declaring that “There is only one King. And the King is back”.

Eric Cantona said: “I am delighted to be inducted as a FUT 21 ICON. There are some great players who are in this exclusive club, so it is an honour to join them in EA SPORTS FIFA 21. England is a special place for me, as some of the best years of my career were spent there, so it was heart-warming to work with Ben to get a small glimpse of the impact that I had amongst football fans in the country. I am sure we’ll hear of many Cantona goals scored in FIFA this year!

Ahead of the game’s release on October 9, ‘THERE IS ONLY ONE KING’ also gives EA SPORTS FIFA fans the chance to see Cantona’s three ICON moments for the first time which include him signing for boyhood club Marseille and winning the league in his final season, and his prime years cementing himself as one of the most feared forwards in the Premier League for Manchester United.

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As well as celebrating Cantona’s return to the FIFA franchise, the content serves as a homage to Ben and Ryan’s late stepfather, who idolised the former Man United man. On the content’s release, Ben said: “Eric Cantona is one of the few players that transcended his team. He was human, and for that he is held higher than most. He was my dad’s hero and holds a special place in both mine and my brother’s heart. It meant a lot to work alongside him and EA to make something that celebrated his legacy. Fingers crossed I can catch him on Ultimate Team.

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EA SPORTS FIFA 21 is available to pre-order now on PS4, Xbox One and PC.