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Kane receives adidas Golden Boot at Wembley

England striker Harry Kane offered with the adidas Golden Boot on Saturday The Three Lions captain was high goalscorer at Russia 2018 First England p...

 
  • England striker Harry Kane offered with the adidas Golden Boot on Saturday
  • The Three Lions captain was high goalscorer at Russia 2018
  • First England participant to realize the feat since Gary Lineker in 1986

Earlier than England’s UEFA Nations League opener in opposition to Spain on Saturday, 2018 FIFA World Cup Russia™ high goalscorer Harry Kane was offered with the adidas Golden Boot award at Wembley Stadium.

The Three Lions captain earned the honour after scoring six targets throughout six video games at Russia 2018, as England reached the semi-finals of soccer’s showpiece occasion for the primary time since Italy 1990. The 25-year-old’s targets included three from the penalty spot.

FIFA.com takes a better have a look at the half-dozen markers that acquired Kane on the scoresheet in Russia.

Key Brace

Of their opening Group G match on 18 June, Kane transformed from two England corners to safe three helpful factors in opposition to Tunisia in Volgograd, together with his second aim being a decisive header in second-half stoppage time.

Hat-trick man

England’s second group match noticed Gareth Southgate’s facet rating six targets in opposition to Panama in Nizhny Novgorod on 24 June, with Kane claiming the second hat-trick of the match. His first two targets got here assuredly from the penalty spot, whereas the third proved fortuitous after Ruben Loftus-Cheek’s goal-bound shot deflected off Kane earlier than discovering the again of the web.

On track from the spot

Earlier than the hour mark at Moscow’s Spartak Stadium, Kane’s ultimate aim of Russia 2018 put the Three Lions into the lead of their Spherical of 16 conflict in opposition to Colombia on three July. The ahead struck his spot-kick into the center of the aim, as Colombia goalkeeper David Ospina dove away to his proper.