Harry Kane moved stage with Michael Owen within the England goalscoring charts as he netted within the Three Lions’ World Cup qualifying win over Andorra.
The England captain didn’t begin the conflict at Wembley however bought on the scoresheet as he dispatched a penalty within the second half of the 4-Zero win.
He additionally bought on the scoresheet through the Three Lions’ 4-Zero trouncing of Hungary, which took his tally to 39.
The purpose at Wembley was easy sufficient for the Tottenham man however it was vital because it was his 40th for the nation, drawing him stage with ex-Liverpool, Newcastle and Manchester United frontman Owen.
Nonetheless, Kane netted his 40th on his 63rd cap for England, needing 26 fewer appearances than Owen to achieve the landmark.
He’s now joint-fifth on England’s all-time listing however what number of does he must turn out to be his nation’s predominant man and overtake document holder Wayne Rooney? You’ll be able to see the desk beneath of England’s high scorers and the way far-off Kane is from being primary.
England’s high goalscorers
1) Wayne Rooney – 53
2) Bobby Charlton – 49
3) Gary Lineker – 48
4) Jimmy Greaves – 44
=5) Harry Kane – 40
=5) Michael Owen – 40
=7) Alan Shearer – 30
=7) Tom Finney – 30
=7) Nat Lofthouse – 30
=10) Vivian Woodward – 29
=10) Frank Lampard – 29
It’s unimaginable progress from Kane significantly as a result of he solely made his England debut in March 2015 – a sport the place he scored together with his first contact of the ball.
And at 28 years outdated, he definitely has the time to proceed shifting up the charts, offering he can keep match and in kind.
Kane scored 12 England objectives in simply 10 appearances in 2019 and could have loads of alternatives so as to add to his total complete within the coming years.
Ought to England make it, the World Cup is developing within the winter of 2022 and also you’d suppose Kane would once more have extra probabilities to maneuver up the goalscoring charts. He’ll definitely be wanting to take action earlier than the qualifying marketing campaign is all carried out.