Harry Kane has been praised for his captain’s role in England’s Euro 2020 qualification victory against Bulgaria.
While the Spurs marksman caught the eye during the game with a brilliant all-round performance that saw him provide three assists and score a late goal of his own, the headlines were instead dominated by the racist actions of some of the Bulgarian supporters.
Former Spurs striker Darren Bent hailed the actions of the 26-year-old as a captain and a leader.
After a chorus of monkey chants, the game was twice stopped with many England players going directly to Kane to take the issues up with the referee and officials.
“As a leader he was exceptional.” 👏
“The players went to him. He went to the referee and took the onus on himself.”
— talkSPORT (@talkSPORT) October 15, 2019
The scenes in Bulgaria were absolutely disgusting to hear in the modern age and tough sanctions must be taken.
The way every single player dealt with the racism has to be commended and you can only feel pride as a Spurs fan for how Harry Kane was a figurehead for trying to seek action from the officials.
Next season should certainly be the time in which Kane takes over the club captaincy from Hugo Lloris.
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