Tottenham striker Harry Kane is now considered one of the best strikers in world football. While his goalscoring rate over the last five seasons has been ridiculously good, fans also recognise that he is much more than a goalscorer.
His hold up play, first touch and even passing is arguably better than most players in the Premier League. It is clear the England captain is destined to become one of the greatest players to ever play the game if he continues in the same vein for the rest of his career.
However, Kane’s ambitions don’t end there. The striker who is a big fan of American Football team and current Super Bowl champions the New England Patriots has revealed that he wants to play in the NFL after he retires from football.
Speaking to ESPN, Kane said, “[The desire to play in the NFL] is real. Something that in 10 or 12 years I definitely want to try.
“It goes back to that drive to be the best. Even if I download a game on my phone, can I be the best in the world?
“If you play in the Premier League and the World Cup and you then play in the NFL, would you then be considered one of the greatest sportsmen ever?”
The Tottenham No.9 also spoke about how much he admires Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, and how he took inspiration from his rise early in his own career. Kane got the opportunity to meet his hero following the Super Bowl win against the LA Rams in Atlanta.
Kane added, “Not many people thought he’d (Brady) become that good, or even play in the NFL, and he went on to become the best ever.
“At the time, it gave me a real boost to say, look, anything is possible. If you have that self-belief and that drive and that hunger, you can do it.
“We’d kind of become friends but had never met. It was a bit strange. I hadn’t been a fan of any team since I was young and supporting Tottenham.”
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