Harry Kane sets new England all-time goalscoring record against Ukraine while donning commemorative Nike boots during Euro 2024 qualifying victory.

Harry Kane Breaks England Record with 55 Goals in Euro 2024 Qualification Win

During the Euro 2024 qualifying win, Harry Kane extended his record-breaking number of goals for England to 55. Kane, who became the Three Lions’ top scorer earlier in the week, broke the deadlock against Ukraine in a flying start for Gareth Southgate’s side. Wearing commemorative Nike boots, Kane’s 37th minute strike involved him getting ahead of his marker and volleying beyond Anatoliy Trubin, finally taking the well-deserved lead.

England skipper Kane has continued his fine form in front of goal
England skipper Kane has continued his fine form in front of goal. Photo: Getty.

Kane’s goal marked his 34th goal in 29 qualifiers and the Tottenham star has now scored in four internationals in a row – a feat he hasn’t achieved since he netted six in a row in 2019. To honour Kane becoming all-time top scorer for his country, Nike unveiled a special pair of boots for the striker, featuring graphics of the England logos and a dedication to his children Vivienne and Louis.

Just minutes after setting up Kane, Bukayo Saka got on the score sheet himself, whipping in a beauty into the top left corner from outside the box. The Gunners’ forward’s world-class finish was praised by Stuart Pearce, who called it “brilliant finish from a magnificent player who is getting better and better.”

England convincingly beat Ukraine to leave them top of Group C after back-to-back victories. Spirits were high following their 2-1 win over Italy, and England didn’t let Luke Shaw and Phil Foden’s absence bring them down as they threatened to run riot in the first half.

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