‘You are an amazing role model for our country’: Rishi Sunak hails ‘all-time great’ Harry Kane as the Prime Minister Facetimes the England captain to congratulate him on become the Three Lions’ record goal-scorer
- PM Rishi Sunak has congratulated Harry Kane on being England’s top goalscorer
Prime Minister Rishi Sunak has congratulated Harry Kane on breaking England’s goalscoring record with a video call from 10 Downing Street.
Kane broke the record when England beat Italy on Thursday in their first Euro 2024 qualifier.
Sunak told Kane: ‘You are an amazing role model for our country in the way in which you go about your business and you know you’re scoring all the goals, but you do it with humility.
‘You talk about your teammates, you can see how they respect you, and it just speaks volumes about your character that they do. You know, that’s rare.’
The Tottenham and England man responded by saying: ‘I appreciate that, Thank you very much. That means a lot to me. You know, I love playing for my country so much.’
Harry Kane became England’s all-time record goalscorer after netting versus Italy on Thursday
England face Ukraine in their second qualifier at Wembley on Sunday.
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