Harry Kane, the Tottenham striker and captain of the England team, made the event during the “Three Lions” friendly victory over Switzerland on Saturday night by a score of 2-1.
Kane, 25, scored England’s win over Switzerland in a friendly at Wembley Stadium on Saturday night.
Thanks to this goal, Kane occupies second place in the ranking of top scorers in the history of the England team with 49 goals, equaling Manchester United legend Bobby Charlton.
Kane is just 4 goals behind Warren Rooney, England’s all-time goalscorer, with 53 goals, a position the ‘Three Lions’ captain is expected to occupy soon.
And of Kane’s approach to England’s all-time leading goalscorer, Gareth Southgate, the manager of the ‘Three Lions’, said: “The names he is competing against who are currently in his place are unbelievable. .
He added: “Harry will cherish this story and it will mean a lot to him to be on this list and among these names. It has to be said that he looks like a contender to move up and break the record.”
Asked about his desire to break Kane’s record before the World Cup in Qatar, Southgate said: “I would like him to break the record in the World Cup final, that would be a dream scenario.”
“I think he’s calm about it, he feels confident he can do it, his goals-per-game ratio is fantastic.”
The World Cup will take place from November 21 to December 18 in Qatar.
England, world champion in 1966, ranked fourth in the last edition of the 2018 World Cup in Russia knowing that Kane was the tournament’s top scorer.