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How Harry Kane Rose To The Top

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He insists that his passing is “better than 71”. In the end, however, he grudgingly concedes though only when prompted by his interviewer that his overall rating of 84 is “half decent”.

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canada goose uk black friday “That’s closer to the mark,” says Kane, laughing, in the dressing room of the north London photo studio where he is meeting Men’s Health. “There’s always room for improvement, of course. I’ll just have to keep scoring the goals and they’ll have to keep rating me higher.” canada goose uk black friday

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uk canada goose outlet By most measures, Kane is now one of the world’s best players. In 52 games for Spurs Canada Goose Parka and England last year, he scored 56 goals: more than Ronaldo, Messi, or any other player in Europe’s top five leagues, with a superior goals per game ratio to boot. But while the stats and an increasing number of admiring pundits and supporters argue that he is an equal of those kings of Spain, Kane is cautious not to anoint himself too quickly. uk canada goose outlet

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“Hard work,” Kane explains, rather prosaically. “I think the manager [Mauricio Pochettino] has helped me to become better as a player. Obviously, I’ve improved physically, too. I’ve got bigger, stronger and faster.”

Pochettino came to Spurs at the start of the 2014 15 season from Southampton, where he had earned a reputation for developing players. His Canada Goose online staff designeda “power programme” for Kane, consisting of hamstring, glute and single leg exercises to improve his acceleration and pace, as well as core work for strength and stability. Kane also consulted a sports scientist on the mechanics of sprinting, looking particularly at his arm movement.

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By comparison with Ronaldo, Messi and Neymar, the world’s most expensive player, Kane is resolutely unshowy. He doesn’t deal in tricks and flicks with, perhaps, the exception of the Cruyff turn and strike in March 2016 against the world champions Germany in Berlin, launching a memorable 3 2 comeback from 2 0 down. Kane just scores, and then scores some more.

canada goose coats In terms of personality, he is similarly low key. Chrome painted Porsches areconspicuously absent from his garage. Perhaps that’s why he doesn’t always get the credit he deserves: he is just too normal to be superhuman. And it’s why, even as an Arsenal fan, I find him annoyingly hard to dislike. canada goose coats

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“He is a complete player,” Real Madrid’s manager, Zinedine Zidane, said of Kane ahead of los Blancos’ Champions League group stage clash with Spurs at the Santiago Bernabu Stadium last October. “[At first], he did not seem to be one, but in the end he is.” Kane scored in the 1 canada goose 1 draw (with an uncharacteristic back heel). The following month, Tottenham beat Real Madrid 3 1 at Wembley, their temporary home while forward as he matured. What he lacked in pace and power, he made up for in vision and intelligence. buy canada goose jacket cheap Even so, his path to first team football was neither direct nor smooth. He made his professional debut on what was, in effect, a bog at Rochdale while on loan at Orient in League One a world away from White Hart Lane and the Premiership.

Kane would have been forgiven for thinking he might never make it, especially after being farmed out by his parent club for the fourth time. “I think the canada goose coats on sale one moment [I doubted myself] was when I was on loan at Norwich and at Leicester,” he admits now. “When Canada Goose Jackets I was at Leicester, I wasn’t playing I was on the bench. In my head at that time was: ‘If I can’t play for Leicester in the Championship, how am I going to play for Tottenham in the Premier League?’

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cheap canada goose uk “At that time, I remember watching the film and it was, like, ‘OK, it’s not impossible. There are people who have done it,'” says Kane. “I just needed to do what he’d done: work harder, believe in myself more, and hopefully, one day, become one of the best. It sounds silly, but it was a big moment in my life.” As an NFL fan, Kane supports the Patriots mainly because of Brady, which is also the name he gave to one of his two Labradors. The other, Wilson after the Super Bowl winning Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson was named by Kane’s fiance, Kate Goodland, a fitness instructor he met at school. They announced in January that they were expecting their second child cheap canada goose uk.