Kane Makes Stunning Revelation as he Becomes 2nd English Player to Reach 50 Goals

Kane Makes Stunning Revelation as he Becomes 2nd English Player to Reach 50 Goals

Ibitoye Shittu
  • Harry Kane on Tuesday night, 7 June, scored for England in their 1-1 draw against Germany in Nations League duel
  • The Premier League star is now having 50 international goals for England and he is only 3 behind leading scorer Rooney
  • Wayne Rooney during his playing days scored 53 goals for England national team featuring in 120 games

Harry Kane has expressed happiness after becoming the second English player in history to score 50 goals for the England national team stressing that he wants to continue shinning.

The Tottenham striker on Tuesday night, 7 June, recorded his name in gold after scoring for England in their 1-1 draw against Germany in the Nations League encounter.

Jonas Hofmann opened the scoring for Germany in the 50th minute and England had to wait until the 88th minute when Borussia Dortmund’s Nico Schlotterbeck fouled Harry Kane in the box.

Harry Kane, England.
Harry Kane in action for England against Germany in Nations League. Photo by Alex Grimm
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A penalty was given to England and Harry Kane stepped forward to score sending Manuel Neuer the wrong way.

According to the reports in the Mirror and BBC, Harry Kane disclosed that he should have even scored in the first half against Germany.

Harry Kane's reaction to Germany vs England

“A really nice feeling, you know. I had a couple of early chances in the game. Obviously the first one over the bar and then Neuer made a good save for the second.
“I love scoring goals, I’ve always loved scoring goals especially for my country. Whenever I can help the team, that’s the most important thing. Good to bounce back with a result tonight, not an easy place to come and now we’ve got two games at home to try and get two wins.”

Who is England's leading scorer?

Wayne Rooney remains England's leading scorer with with 53 goals featuring in 120 games and Harry Kane now have 3 more to score to equal his record.

Harry Kane rescues a point for England against Germany

Earlier, Sports Brief had reported how Harry Kane cancelled out Jonas Hoffman's goal to move to within three goals of breaking Wayne Rooney's record.

The England captain was on target as his side fought from a goal down to rescue a point from the Allianz Arena. With both sides looking for their first victories in the competition, it took no time for warning shots to be sounded as the game began with some high end to end action.

Leeds United star Kalvin Phillips endured another difficult outing after an innocuous challenge from Nico Schlotterbeck. Phillips was unable to continue with Jude Bellingham taking his place.

Gareth Southgate's side then heaved a sigh of relief after Hoffman's goal was ruled out for offside in the 23rd minute.

The Borussia Monchengladbach midfielder was however not to be denied after the interval after Joshua Kimmich delivered a delicious pass into the area.