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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.

Kane topped King, Mina the PPG VIP

  • Kane held off Griezmann’s late cost to turn into the champion participant
  • Mina averaged virtually 4 factors per recreation greater than anybody else
  • Coutinho, Quintero and Ronaldo made the points-per-game XI

The distinctions hold coming for Harry Kane. In addition to profitable the adidas Golden Boot, the England No9 has been topped the McDonald’s FIFA World Cup™ champion participant after withstanding a fast-finishing Frenchman. Antoine Griezmann outscored Kane 20-6 over the past three rounds, however fell two factors shy of matching him.

Raphael Varane edged Yerry Mina and Andreas Granqvist to complete because the highest-scoring defender, whereas Thibaut Courtois was the highest goalkeeper and Philippe Coutinho and Luka Modric have been the joint-best midfielders.

Mina, in the meantime, averaged a rare 10.7 factors per recreation – virtually 4 factors greater than his nearest rival, Kasper Schmeichel.

Fantasy Groups of the Event

Total XI: Thibaut Courtois; Andreas Granqvist, Yerry Mina, Thiago Silva, Raphael Varane; Denis Cheryshev, Philippe Coutinho, Luka Modric; Antoine Griezmann, Eden Hazard, Harry Kane.

Factors-per-game XI: Kasper Schmeichel; Jose Gimenez, Andreas Granqvist, Yerry Mina, Thiago Silva; Denis Cheryshev, Philippe Coutinho, Juan Quintero; Cristiano Ronaldo, Harry Kane, Wahbi Khazri.

Total: Prime 30 Gamers

1st. Harry Kane (40 factors / 6.7 factors per recreation)
2nd. Antoine Griezmann (38 / 5.four)
third. Raphael Varane (34 / four.9)
4th. Yerry Mina (32 / 10.7)
4th. Andreas Granqvist (32 / 6.four)
sixth. Eden Hazard (31 / 5.2)
sixth. Thibaut Courtois (31 / four.three)
eighth. Romelu Lukaku (30 / 5.zero)
ninth. Kylian Mbappe (29 / four.1)
ninth. Ivan Perisic (29 / four.1)

11th. Philippe Coutinho (28 / 5.6)
11th. Luka Modric (28 / four.zero)
13th. Artem Dzyuba (27 / 5.four)
13th. Thiago Silva (27 / 5.four)
13th. Samuel Umtiti (27 / four.5)
13th. Denis Cheryshev (27 / 5.four)
13th. Kieran Trippier (27 / four.5)
13th. Kasper Schmeichel (27 / 6.eight)
13th. Lucas Hernandez (27 / three.9)
13th. Benjamin Pavard (27 / four.5)

21st. Thomas Meunier (26 / 5.2)
21st. John Stones (26 / three.7)
21st. Ludwig Augustinsson (26 / 5.2)
24th. Mario Mandzukic (25 / four.2)
24th. Domagoj Vida (25 / four.2)
26th. Cristiano Ronaldo (24 / 6.zero)
26th. Kevin De Bruyne (24 / four.zero)
26th. Hugo Lloris (24 / four.zero)
26th. Fernando Muslera (24 / four.eight)
30th. Robin Olsen (23 / four.6)

Total: Factors Per Recreation

Yerry Mina (10.7)
Kasper Schmeichel (6.eight)
Harry Kane (6.7)
Wahbi Khazri (6.7)
Andreas Granqvist (6.four)
Cristiano Ronaldo (6.zero)
Ali Beiranvand (5.7)
Philippe Coutinho (5.6)
Denis Cheryshev (5.four)
Artem Dzyuba (5.four)
Antoine Griezmann (5.four)
Thiago Silva (5.four)
Jose Gimenez (5.three)
Ludwig Augustinsson (5.2)
Eden Hazard (5.2)
Thomas Meunier (5.2)
Romelu Lukaku (5.zero)
Edinson Cavani (5.zero)
Diego Costa (5.zero)
Juan Quintero (5.zero)
Mile Jedinak (5.zero)
* Minimal three appearances

Prime 5 in Profile

Harry Kane
40 factors
6.7 factors per recreation
Appearances: 6
Targets: 6
Assists: zero
Penalties received: 2
Highest-scoring efficiency: 16 factors v Panama

Antoine Griezmann
38 factors
5.four factors per recreation
Appearances: 7
Targets: four
Assists: 2
Penalties received: 1
Highest-scoring efficiency: 9 factors v Uruguay

Raphael Varane
34 factors
four.9 factors per recreation
Appearances: 7
Targets: 1
Assists: zero
Highest-scoring efficiency: 12 factors v Uruguay

Yerry Mina
32 factors
10.7 factors per recreation
Appearances: three
Targets: three
Assists: zero
Clear sheets: 2
Highest-scoring efficiency: 12 factors v Poland & v Senegal

Andreas Granqvist
32 factors
6.four factors per recreation
Appearances: 5
Targets: 2
Assists: zero
Clear sheets: three
Highest-scoring efficiency: 12 factors v Korea Republic & v Mexico

4 Lions roar as Kane topples Hazard and Ronaldo



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Harry Kane (€11m) ran riot in Nizhny to seize 16 factors, knock Eden Hazard (€10m) off the highest of the Spherical 2 gamers’ leaderboard and usurp Cristiano Ronaldo (€12m) from the general summit.

A number of of the England No9’s colleagues scored sizably in opposition to Panama. Certainly two-goal John Stones (€5.5m), marksman and penalty winner Jesse Lingard (€7.5m), and help supplier Kieran Trippier (€5.5m) registered 14, ten and 9 factors respectively.

Two Colombians additionally revelled on the ultimate day of Spherical 2. Defender Yerry Mina (€5.5m) scored, obtained a clear sheet and returned 12 factors, whereas two assists helped James Rodriguez (€9m) to 9 – the identical complete Japanese discount purchase Takashi Inui (€four.5m) collected.

Highest-scoring gamers

Spherical 2
Harry Kane (16 factors), John Stones (14), Eden Hazard (12), Jerry Mina (12), Jese Lingard (10), Ahmed Musa (10), Takashi Inui (9), Wahbi Khazri (9), Romelu Lukaku (9), Kenneth Omeruo (9), Marco Reus (9), James Rodriguez (9), Kieran Trippier (9), Luka Modric (eight), Ivan Rakitic (eight), Mo Salah (eight).

Harry Kane (26), Cristiano Ronaldo (22 factors), Denis Cheryshev (20), Romelu Lukaku (19), Jose Gimenez (18), Eden Hazard (17), Diego Costa (16), Luka Modric (16), John Stones (16), Aleksandr Golovin (15).