The Euros at the moment are lower than per week away which suggests it’s simply over a month till England win the complete factor and soccer comes residence. Perhaps. Allow us to dream, okay?
All of us keep in mind the thrill of summer season 2018. A Harry Kane-led England attain the semi-finals of the World Cup in Russia and Kieran Trippier’s early free-kick towards Croatia gave the impression to be sending the Three Lions to the ultimate.
Sadly, everybody remembers what occurred subsequent as effectively. However with an much more thrilling squad at his disposal three years later, why can’t Gareth Southgate go all the best way this time round?
Kane will, in fact, be essential to any success this summer season. He now has 54 worldwide caps underneath his belt and is comfortably probably the most skilled members of the squad.
However how does his file after 54 video games evaluate to that of one other England striker who lit up the Euros 17 years in the past? We’ve checked out how Kane’s file compares to Wayne Rooney’s on the similar stage.
Video games: 54
Sub appearances: 4
Penalties scored: 0
Minutes per objective: 162.7
Minutes per non-penalty objective: 162.7
Minutes per objective or help: 118.3
Right here’s 133 seconds of 18-year-old Wayne Rooney taking management of Euro 2004. pic.twitter.com/7eb8snKBwr
— MUNDIAL (@MundialMag) May 29, 2021
Video games: 54
Sub appearances: 8
Penalties scored: 10
Minutes per objective: 122.7
Minutes per non-penalty objective: 173.8
Minutes per objective or help: 88.7
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