Harry Kane, an under-rated striker thriving for greatness as we look at his best career stats in all forms of football.
Harry Kane, an accomplished 29-year-old English footballer is known for his role as a striker in both Tottenham Hotspur, a Premier League team, and the England national team. Hary was born in Walthamstow, London, Kane started his football journey at Tottenham Hotspur’s youth academy. Having made his professional debut in 2011, he has impressively scored more than 200 goals for the club across various competitions.
Kane’s contributions to the England national team have been significant. He has been a crucial player, earning 69 appearances for his country and netting 50 goals – a record-breaking achievement that makes him the highest-scoring player in England’s history. His involvement played a pivotal role in England’s success, including their journey to the semi-finals of the 2018 World Cup and the final of the Euro 2020 tournament.
Harry Kane at Tottenham Spurs
Harry Kane has been an instrumental player in the Tottenham Spurs squad since 2014, and has been one of the top goal scorers in the league consistently. Had he been a part of bigger clubs like Manchester United, Chelsea, Manchester City, etc, he would have won many more accolades given his performances over the years.
|Harry Kane Goals Score
|EPL Golden Boot
|Spurs’ Position in EPL
Kane’s playing style is one big factor contributing to his underrated perception. Unlike players who garner attention with flashy skills and dazzling dribbling, Kane’s strengths lie in his efficiency, intelligent positioning, and lethal finishing. His consistent ability to score important goals and find the back of the net often goes unnoticed when compared to those who prioritize flair and style.
His loyalty to Tottenham Hotspur is another element contributing to his underrated status. In a time where numerous star players choose lucrative transfers to larger clubs, Kane has remained devoted to his childhood team. This steadfast commitment has potentially limited his opportunities to compete for major trophies on a consistent basis. Nevertheless, he has consistently displayed his elite level of performance, establishing himself as one of the world’s premier strikers.
Selfless Harry Kane
Additionally, Kane’s selflessness and focus on the team often cause him to prioritize the collective benefit over personal recognition. He is not solely a prolific goal scorer but also a remarkable playmaker, demonstrating outstanding passing abilities and exceptional vision.
The biggest example was the last season when Son Heung-Min hit amazing form, and was scoring a lot more goals which meant Harry Kane had to play more as a playmaker than his typical striker position. Unfortunately, these qualities may not receive the same level of acknowledgment as his goal-scoring achievements.
Harry Kane Achievements and Career Stats:
- Premier League Golden Boot: 2015-16, 2020-21
- EFL Cup: 2020-21
- FA Community Shield: 2019
- FIFA World Cup: Semi-finalist in 2018
- UEFA Euro: Runner-up in 2020
- PFA Players’ Player of the Year: 2017-18
- FWA Footballer of the Year: 2017-18
- Premier League Player of the Season: 2020-21
- IFFHS World’s Best Playmaker: 2019
- IFFHS World’s Best Striker: 2020
- Golden Boot: 2022
Transfer News on Harry Kane
With just 1 more year left in his contract, this would be the right time for both Spurs and Harry Kane to part ways, given that he is hungry for trophies and the club would love to cash-in on his demand. Big clubs like Real Madrid and Manchester United have shown interest in signing the player.
Even Chelsea, who have now confirmed Mauricio Pochettino as their manager going forward are also looking for a striker, and will potentially be bidding for him as well. Harry Kane would fit perfectly into all the 3 teams, and he would be a welcome addition to the teams.
However, it will depend on how Daniel Levy manages to negotiate with the other clubs. Real Madrid have lost Karim Benzema, and will need a striker next season. They are looking at Harry Kane as a potential replacement among other options. With Harry Kane in the middle, and Vinicius and Rodrygo on the wings, Real Madrid would have a threatening attack as they look to win the La-Liga next year.
Manchester United are losing Weghourst, and will need to upgrade their striker to compete in the Champions League and win the EPL next season. Harry Kane would be a welcome addition being a proven striker in the league who would easily help United score more goals next season.
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Ayush is an author at Footbalytics. He is an avid football fan. He loves to play and follow the sport, and has been following club football since 2005, and has been playing the fantasy premier league for over 10 years.