British Prime Minister Rishi Sunak congratulated England captain Harry Kane via video link after he became the historic Three Lions scorer, beating former star Wayne Rooney’s record.
England defeat Italy at home
Kane scored his 54th goal in 81 games against England in a 2-1 Euro 2024 qualifier against Italy last Thursday, surpassing Wayne Rooney’s record.
Harry Kane led the Three Lions to a long-awaited 46-year-old 2-1 victory over the Italian hosts in their match last Thursday in the first round of the third qualifying group. to the European Championship “Euro 2024”, which will be held in Germany.
The English striker scored the second winning goal for his country from a penalty in the last minute of the first half of the match, which took place at the Diego Armando Maradona Stadium in Naples, and was a historic goal for the Three Lions. ” with 54 goals scored in 81 games in his career, beating his compatriot former star Wayne Rooney (37) by goal difference.
Rishi Sunak said in a video call he posted on his social media accounts to Harry Kane: “You are an exceptional leader, an outstanding role model and the whole country is very proud of you and happy to have a player like you. ..”, extolling above all the modesty of the English star.
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Great chat @HKane This morning and congratulate him on what he has become @Englandall-time top scorer #three lions#engukrpic.twitter.com/MJjPfZNtGX
— Rishi Sunak (@RishiSunak) March 25, 2023
For his part, Harry Kane, Tottenham Hotspur’s top scorer, revealed in a FaceTime call with Sunak that he aims to beat legend Alan Shearer, the historic Premier League football scorer, with 260 goals.
Harry Kane, 29, has scored 204 goals in the Premier League and is just 4 goals behind Wayne Rooney’s equation, 56 goals level with historic scorer Alan Shearer.
It is noteworthy that Harry Kane added another goal to his international score in his country’s match against the Ukrainian guest (2:0) in a meeting that took place between them last night, Sunday, at Wembley Stadium in the capital, London, in the second round of qualifying Euro 2024 matches. Raise your score to 55 goals.