Harry Kane was over the moon with his record-breaking Tottenham goal this evening as he netted his 267th strike against Pep Guardiola’s Man City.
Not only did Kane break the record, but his goal was the winner and Spurs managed to keep a clean sheet at the Tottenham Hotspur Stadium to make up ground on the top four.
He said (SkySports): “I think especially being here at home in front of the fans. There’s been so much talk about it over the past couple of weeks and I just wanted to get it done as soon as possible. So, to do it in a big game against one of the best teams in the world is just a special feeling.”
He added (SkySports): “It’s hard to put into words, you know? Just a magical moment and I was so desperate to do it with a win as well. I wanted a win so bad. Once we went one-nil up, it was just about keeping a clean sheet and to do it in front of the home fans, a moment I’ll never forget.”
Harry Kane also became the fastest Premier League player to reach 200 goals in the competition, even faster than Alan Shearer and Wayne Rooney (FootballDaily).
Harry expressed his excitement at reaching such a milestone, admitting he never imagined he would score 200 goals in the Premier League ten years ago.
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— Football Daily (@footballdaily) February 5, 2023
It took Kane a total of 304 matches to earn himself a spot in the illustrious 200 club, while Rooney needed 491 and Shearer required 441. With just 60 goals to go until Kane potentially breaks the all-time Premier League record, he certainly seems to be on pace (TransferMarkt).
Kane is also in hot form this season, netting 17 goals in just 22 games for Spurs. If not for Haaland’s 25 goals in 20 games, the England captain would be getting a lot more attention (BBC). However, Harry perhaps served a reminder of his superior all-round talents with the ball at his feet this evening.
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Whatever happens, Harry Kane will go down in the Tottenham history books, perhaps as the best player to ever pull on the Lilywhite shirt, which is so special considering he came from the academy. This is not a once-in-a-lifetime event, it’s a once in a club-history event.
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