Less than 3 months after equaling the record for the number of goals scored by any player in the history of his participation with the England national team, Harry Kane continued his successful career on the road to achieving records, and achieved another distinguished record with his team, Tottenham.
The feat English striker Adel credited his compatriot, former star Wayne Rooney, in the number of international goals, raising his tally to 53 goals, during the Qatar World Cup, and thus sharing with Rooney the title of the historic scorer for the English national team.
There is still a strong opportunity to win this title during the coming period, in light of the matches awaiting the English national team in the upcoming European Nations Cup qualifiers (Euro 2024).
Kane, 29, seems to have specialized in achieving records during tournaments or big matches; Where the player achieved another record at the level of his brilliant career with his team, Tottenham, through the goal he scored – yesterday, Sunday – in one of the most important matches in the English Premier League, and the player led his team to a clean victory over Manchester City, the defending champion in the English Premier League.
With this goal, the player raised his score with the team to 267 in various tournaments, thus becoming the historic scorer for the team, breaking this previous record (266 goals), which was achieved by former player Jimmy Greaves during the period from 1961 to 1970.
Graves scored 266 goals for the team in 379 matches in various tournaments, while Kane scored his 267 goals in 416 games from 2010 until now.
And Kane celebrated another number yesterday with the same goal, raising his tally to 200 goals with Tottenham in the English Premier League.
Kane is now only the third player to reach the 200-goal barrier in the English Premier League after compatriot Alan Shearer, who holds the record for the number of goals in the English Premier League (260 goals) and Wayne Rooney (208 goals), but Kane is the fastest to reach this balance.
Kane said that this goal, which achieved this record, is what he dreamed of in his career with Tottenham at the individual level.
He explained, “I talked about this goal for two weeks, and I wanted to score it in this place (the Etihad Stadium) and in front of these amazing fans.”
Kane added, “I remember my first participation in the starting line-up in a match in the English Premier League, and it was against Sunderland at White Hart Lane, and I did not know at the time that I would reach the number 200 goal in the English Premier League.”
He said, “This was achieved in a big match and against a really good opponent, and at an important time in our season, I cannot ask for more than this .. We still have a lot to play for this year. May the encouragement continue for us in order to see where it leads us.”
After the end of the match, the Italian Antonio Conte, coach of Tottenham Hotspur, spoke to Kane on the phone; Where Conte is currently undergoing treatment and recovery after surgery to remove the gallbladder, while coach Christian Stellini led the team instead of him in this match, who praised Kane’s achievement.
Shearer was keen to congratulate Kane on social media as the historic top scorer for Tottenham, and former England international striker Gary Lineker, former Tottenham player, tweeted, “What a tremendous achievement.”
The interesting thing is that Kane has not yet won any title in the tournaments he is playing with Tottenham, but he has achieved many records with the team at various levels, which always raises controversy about the possibility of his transfer to another club through which he can invest these high scoring capabilities in winning titles. .