Kane named England captain for World Cup
Striker Harry Kane will captain England at next month’s World Cup finals in Russia, the Football Association said on Tuesday.
LONDON- Striker Harry Kane will captain England at next month’s World Cup finals in Russia, the Football Association said on Tuesday.
The announcement was made in a video published on Twitter.
Tottenham Hotspur striker Kane has scored 12 goals for England from 23 appearances and first captained his country in a World Cup qualifier against Scotland last year.
England face Tunisia, Panama and Belgium at the World Cup.
Gareth Southgate: “Harry has some outstanding personal qualities.— England (@England) May 22, 2018
“He is a meticulous professional and one of the most important things for a captain is that they set the standard every day.” pic.twitter.com/JSymXKMlL0
A very proud day. It means a lot to me to be named @England captain. A massive thanks to family, friends and fans who have supported me through thick and thin. 🦁🦁🦁 #EnglandCaptain #ThreeLions pic.twitter.com/afncNkoVnd— Harry Kane (@HKane) May 22, 2018