In a historic moment for English football, Harry Kane has surpassed Wayne Rooney as the all-time leading goal scorer for the England national team. With his successful penalty against Italy, the Three Lions captain has now scored an impressive 54 goals in 81 appearances for his country.
This feat is a testament to Kane’s talent and dedication to the sport. He has consistently performed at the highest level for both club and country, earning widespread recognition as one of the best strikers in the world.
His goal-scoring prowess has been instrumental in England’s recent success, including their impressive run to the final of the 2020 European Championship.
Kane’s achievement is even more remarkable considering he has achieved it at just 28 years old, with potentially many more years of international football ahead of him. It is a fitting tribute to a player who has worked hard to develop his skills and become a true icon of English football.
Rooney, who previously held the record with 53 goals, was quick to congratulate Kane on his achievement, highlighting the significance of the milestone in the history of English football. The former Manchester United and England captain tweeted: “It’s been a pleasure to watch @HKane as he closes in on my @England goal-scoring record, and I will say now what I said then: Wayne Rooney is England’s greatest ever goal scorer. Congratulations, Harry, keep scoring.”
Kane’s achievement has also been celebrated by fans and fellow players alike, who have praised his incredible work ethic and dedication to the sport. With his place in English football history secured, Kane will undoubtedly continue to inspire future generations of players and fans, cementing his legacy as one of the greatest footballers of all time.