Harry Edward Kane is an English Professional footballer who plays as a striker for the English National Football Team and Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur. He made his debut in football with Ridgeway Rovers, but later joined the Arsenal Youth Academy and then Watford Academy. He got his first professional contract with Tottenham Hotspur in July 2010, and debuted for them in August of 2011, playing in the UEFA Europa League. The Club loaned him out to Leyton Orient, Millwall, Leicester City, and Norwich City, before he made his place in the first team of the club. With the club, Harry has achieved several feats which include, being “Premier League Player of the Month” six times, being in the “PFA Team of the year” thrice, receiving “Premier League Golden Boot” twice, and PFA young player of the Year once.
For his National Team, his debut came while representing the English side in Under-17 level tournaments in 2010. Later he made his senior international debut in in a qualifying match for ‘UEFA Euro 2016’, in March 2015.
Harry Kane Early Life
Harry Kane was born on July 28th, 1993, in Walthamstow, England to Patrick and Kim. His Irishism features are the result of his father’s Irish ancestry who is from Galway. Harry has an elder brother, Charlie. In 2004, his family shifted to Chingford, where he pursued his initial studies from the Larkswood Primary Academy till 2004, after which he took admission in Chingford Foundation School to complete his higher studies. Since his childhood, he idolized Teddy Sheringham, who inspired him to become a footballer.
Harry Kane Personal Life
Harry Kane married his childhood love Katie Goodland, on 1st July 2017, after the couple decided to take the next step in their long term relationship. Harry announced the moment on his Twitter account. Harry had a daughter, Ivy Jane Kane, born on January 8, 2017, and a son Vivienne Jane Kane, born on 8th August 2018. Kane is a dog lover, and he has two Labradors- Brady and Wilson, named after Tom Bradley and Rusell Wilson, the Quarterbacks of NFL’s New Patriots and Seattle Seahawks. He abstains from alcohol during the football season. In 2017, he hired a full-time chef to optimize his nutrition. He has been also appointed as a Member of the Order of the British Empire in 2019 New Year Honours for services to football.
Harry Kane Professional Life
Harry Kane started playing football in 1999 with a local club Ridgeway Rovers. During his initial career, he played for the club for two years, before joining the youth academy of Arsenal in 2001, but after being released just a season into his stint with the Gunners, he again joined Ridgeway Rovers. During this time, he continuously participated in the trials conducted by the club Tottenham Hotspur but kept failing to make the cut, and eventually joined Watford academy in 2004, before fulfilling his dream of getting to a bigger club, when he joined Spurs in the same year. He netted three goals during the season 2008-09 in the Bellinzona tournament in Switzerland, and in the Copa Chivas Tournament in Mexico as a member of the Under-16 team. Considering his season-long performance, the club offered him a scholarship contract in July 2009 which he accepted. In 2010, he signed his professional contract with the club and was loaned to Leyton Orient on January 7, 2011.
For Tottenham, he played his first match against Hearts in the UEFA Europa League Qualification round held on August 25th, 2011, while he scored his first goal for the club on December 15, 2011 against Shamrock Rovers, helping his side win the match 4-0. Playing against Southend United, he netted a hat-trick for Tottenham on August 10, 2012. His fine performances lead him to become the ‘Premier League Player of the Month’ five times in 2015, 2016 and three times in 2017. He became the highest goal-scorer in a single Premier League season after he netted the 22nd league goal of the 2015-16 season on April 2, 2016, against Liverpool. He also won the Premier League Golden Boot in the 2016-17 season.
Internationally, he started his career with the English National Under-17 football team in 2010, before making his senior debut in 2015. In 2016, he played a crucial role to help his team qualify for UEFA Euro 2016, where he scored a goal too. In 2018 FIFA World Cup, he cemented England’s way ahead in the tournament through scoring a winning goal in the added time against Scotland at Hampden Park.
- Football League Cup runner-up: 2014–15
- UEFA Champions League runner-up: 2018–19
- UEFA Nations League third place: 2018–19
Harry Kane Achievement
- Millwall Young Player of the Year: 2011–12
- Premier League Player of the Month: January 2015, February 2015, March 2016, February 2017, September 2017, December 2017
- PFA Team of the Year: 2014–15 Premier League, 2015–16 Premier League, 2016–17 Premier League, 2017–18 Premier League
- PFA Young Player of the Year: 2014–15
- Tottenham Hotspur Player of the Year: 2014–15
- Premier League Golden Boot: 2015–16, 2016–17
- PFA Fans’ Player of the Year: 2016–17
- Football Supporters’ Federation Player of the Year: 2017
- England Player of the Year Award: 2017, 2018
- FIFA FIFPro World XI 2nd team: 2018
- FIFA FIFPro World XI 5th team: 2017
- FIFA World Cup Golden Boot: 2018
- FIFA World Cup Dream Team: 2018
Height: 6ft 2in
Eye color: Blue
Hair color: Blonde
Harry Kane Personal Details
Full Name: Harry Edward Kane
Date of Birth: 28 July 1993
Place of Birth: Walthamstow, London, England
Playing Position: Striker
Education: Larkswood Primary Academy and Chingford Foundation School
Relationships: Katie Goodland
Kids: Ivy Jane and Vivienne Jane
Hobbies: Playing Golf
Harry Kane Net Worth
Harry Kane has an estimated Net Worth of $49 Million dollars
Harry Kane Controversy
Harry was accused of going down easily in the closing stages of Tottenham’s draw against Arsenal, the fans around the country split over the referee’s decision.
Social Media Profiles
Harry Kane Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/harrykaneofficial/
Harry Kane Twitter: @hkane28
Harry Kane Instagram: @harrykane._