There's A Good Reason Why Trippier Didn't Celebrate After Kane's Goal

There's A Good Reason Why Trippier Didn't Celebrate After Kane's Goal

Both Sterling and Alli are consistent goal scorers for their club teams, but neither can yet say they have made the step up at global level.

When England captain Harry Kane headed home a stoppage time victor to secure three points for the Three Lions in their World Cup opener in Russian Federation, millions of fans around the country leaped up as one and punched the air.

Southgate opted to make Kane England's captain ahead of Liverpool skipper Jordan Henderson before the tournament and Trippier feels the Spurs forward has already exerted his influence on his England team-mates.

After wasting a number of scoring chances in a deadlocked World Cup opener with Tunisia on Monday, England broke through with a 91st minute goal from Kane off a corner to put England up, 2-1.

Ronaldo, the current Ballon d'Or holder, has scored 450 goals in 438 for Real Madrid and won three successive Champions League titles, while Barcelona's Messi has netted 552 goals for the La Liga champions.

"I want to prove myself at a major tournament".

Lineker defended his tweet by suggesting "many people who have never played have a good understanding of the game". I want to be up there with the best in the world.

"I have been itching to get out there and showcase myself on the big stage".

"Poch texted me, and after as well".

Should England progress, they will face either Poland, Colombia, Senegal or Japan in the Round of 16.

"He is rooting for me".

England will hope to seal qualification to the knockout rounds when they face Panama at the Nizhny Novgorod Stadium on Sunday.

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