England’s Harry Kane wins World Cup Golden Boot

Annette Crawford
July 16, 2018

Football definitely didn't come home in the end, but the displays of the English football team at the 2018 FIFA World Cup did make an entire nation believe again and skipper Harry Kane led from the front with his six goals to scoop the Golden Boot award.

The England captain scored six times in seven appearances to claim the prize for the tournament's top scorer.

France's Just Fontaine holds the record with 13 astonishing goals scored in the 1958 World Cup.

Kane's goals all came in England's first four games, with three from the penalty spot, and he failed to score in his last three matches at the tournament.

While both of them were tied for goals scored, the Frenchman had two assists compared to Lukaku's solitary one so he finishing in second. However, the striker hit a drought in the knockout stage, scoring only a penalty kick vs. Colombia in the round of 16.

A 2-1 semifinal loss in extra time to Croatia ended the Three Lions's hopes to return to the title match for the first time since 1966.

Football didn't quite finish its voyage home, as far as England are concerned at least, but most fans of the Three Lions have spent the aftermath of Saturday's third place playoff defeat against Belgium praising the spirit of Gareth Southgate's men.

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