NFL: Harry Kane wants to play as kicker ‘in 10 or 12 years’

Britain skipper Harry Kane says he needs to play as a kicker in the NFL.

The Tottenham striker, a New England Patriots fan, watched them win a 6th Super Bowl in Atlanta in February.

“The craving to play in the NFL is genuine. It’s something that in 10 or 12 years I unquestionably need to attempt,” 25-year-old Kane told ESPN.

“In the event that you play in the Premier League and the World Cup and you at that point play in the NFL, OK at that point be viewed as one of the best sportsmen ever?”

Kane, who has won 37 England tops, won the Golden Boot at the 2018 World Cup and is Tottenham’s top scorer this season with 20 objectives.

In Atlanta, he met Tom Brady, the 41-year-old Patriots quarterback who has won a record six Super Bowls.

“We’ve had a comparative way being questioned when we were more youthful – possibly not being the best competitors as children,” Kane, who had a few spells out on advance before at last breaking into Tottenham’s first group, said.

“Relatively few individuals thought he’d turned into that great or even play in the NFL and he proceeded to turn into the best ever.

“At the time, it gave me a genuine lift to state, look, the sky is the limit. In the event that you have that self-conviction and that drive and that hunger, you can do it.”

Kane, who got a MBE for administrations to brandish from the Duke of Cambridge at Buckingham Palace on Thursday, likewise disclosed to BBC Sport: “Ideally it is as yet some time away yet.

“I have one eye on it yet I’m centered around football first. In 10 years or so we can concentrate on the NFL.”

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