Join us as we take a short look at Harry Kane’s career so far on the occasion on the Tottenham and England striker’s 27th birthday.
In 1999, aged just six, Harry Kane, who had developed an interest in football from a very young age, joined local club Ridgeway Rovers.
Kane’s qualities quickly started getting noticed as he was handed an opportunity to join the Arsenal youth academy when he was just eight years old. But in what came to be a big disappointment for him, or for Arsenal in retrospection, he was released just a year after for being ‘too chubby’ and ‘not very athletic.’
After a couple of other failed trials, he finally joined Tottenham in 2004 and initially operated as a midfielder.
The Englishman was loaned out just a year after signing his first professional contract with Tottenham. He had to wait until 2014 to make his first Premier League start for the club.
Fast forward to today, and Kane has forged his reputation as one of Europe’s deadliest strikers.
The marksman has won the Premier League Golden Boot twice, England Player of the Year Award two times, PFA Young Player of the Year, PFA Fans’ Player of the Year, and numerous other honors.