Sports Nicknames - HurriKane

Harry Kane has cemented his place as one of the best strikers in the Premier League over the past 7 years. Rising out of relative obscurity from Tottenham's youth ranks, he exploded onto the scene under Mauricio Pochettino.

One of the best striker in the English Premier League - Harry Kane - Art. Drawing. Illustration.  Profile.

Kane began his career with the Spurs youth team (after leaving the Arsenal academy) and played with them for his first 6 years. By 2011, he was scoring freely for the U-18s and started to get sent out on loan to first teams around England. Leicester City, Norwich, Leyton Orient and Millwall were some of these destinations.

It wasn't until 2014-15 that Kane shined. And shine he did. He scored 31 goals across all competitions and was named PFA Player of the Year. The next season he finished with the most goals in the Premier League. By 2017, he helped Tottenham to be the runner-up in the league and won the Golden Boot once again. Kane's goal scoring would not relent and still refuses to. He has not gone a year without scoring at least 20 goals in all competitions since that revolutionary 2014-15 season. Admittedly, he also has not reached the absurdly successful numbers of those first 4 seasons that he appeared onto the scene.

Kane has also served the English national team quite well. He made his first senior appearance against Lithuania for a Euro 2016 qualifying match and naturally scored 90 seconds after coming on. At the time of writing, he has scored 32 times in 51 appearances for the Three Lions, helping them to their best finish at a World Cup since 1990 (also 4th place). Kane finished as top scorer of the tournament with 6 goals.

Kane has been called many things. The HurriKane, the Golden Boy, Hero Kane and more. None have really stuck however. What has stuck around since that breakout season is his tendency to score goals. That ability doesn't look like it's going away anytime soon, which Spurs fans will enjoy.


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