Harry Kane Surpasses Ronaldo De Lima’s International Goals Tally


    Harry Kane has surpassed the international goals tally of Brazilian great Ronaldo De Lima.

    Kane, who netted the final goal in England’s 3-0 victory over Bosnia and Herzegovina, extended his number of international goals to 63 goals, one better than De Lima, who scored 62 goals during his active days.

    England went into a comfortable 2-0 lead following goals from Cole Palmer and Trent Alexander-Arnold in the 60th and 85th minute respectively, before Harry Kane put the icing on the cake 1 minute before the expiration of normal time.

    Ronaldo De Lima is seen as arguably the greatest striker in football history, due to his trickery, pace, finishing, and other fascinating attributes. He has also been an influence on a generation of strikers that have come after him

    However, Kane has better numbers compared to the Real Madrid and Barcelona great.

    Harry Kane is also considered to be one of the best strikers currently in football and one of the greatest strikers of his generation.

    How Many Games Did Harry Kane Play Before He Surpassed The International Goal Record Of Ronaldo De Lima?

    Kane played 90 games for England before he surpassed the international goals tally of De Lima, who scored 62 goals in 98 appearances for Brazil.

    The Englishman is preparing for the 2024 European Championship which will be held in Germany from June 14, 2024, to July 14, 2024.

    Harry Kane will be hoping to carry his goalscoring brilliance into the tournament, as England aim to win their first major silverware since winning the 1966 FIFA World Cup.

    Kane is yet to win a major trophy in his career and he endured a trophyless 2023/24 season with German giants Bayern Munich – the first time the club will be ending the season without a silverware since the 2011/12 campaign.

    Harry Kane was also a member of the English squad that lost the final of the 2020 European Championship on penalties to Italy.

    The 30-year-old will be hoping for better fortunes in the future at club and international level.

    Anyway, Kane has played for several clubs in his career, including; Leicester City, Norwich City, Leyton Orient, and currently Bayern Munich, which he joined from Tottenham Hotspur in the summer of 2023 for a fee of €95 million.

    Harry Kane has scored 340 goals and provided 79 assists in 545 club career appearances across all competitions.

    Meanwhile, Ronaldo De Lima played for teams like AC Milan, Inter Milan, Real Madrid, and Barcelona.

    The 47-year-old scored 298 goals and provided 75 assists in 454 club appearances across all competitions.

    Additionally, he won several top individual honors, including; 3 FIFA World Player of the Year and 2 Ballon d’Or awards.

    Ronaldo De Lima was part of the Brazilian squads that won the 1994 and 2002 FIFA World Cup titles.


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