Harry Kane wins 2018 World Cup Golden Boot

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Harry Kane wins 2018 World Cup Golden Boot
Harry Kane has won the 2018 World Cup Golden Boot. (Getty Images)

Harry Kane has won the 2018 World Cup Golden Boot with his six goals for England during the tournament.

The Tottenham striker was virtually guaranteed the prize ahead of Sundays final between France and Croatia as his nearest challengers who were playing in the match were Antoine Griezmann and Kylian Mbappe, who had scored three goals each.

Although both Griezmann and Mbappe scored in Frances 4-2 victory over Croatia, it wasnt enough to overhaul Kane.

And it now means that Kane has become the second English player after Gary Lineker to win the Golden Boot.

Lineker won the award at the 1986 World Cup in Mexico with his six goals in the tournament.

Harry Kane wins 2018 World Cup Golden Boot
Kane scored six goals in Russia. (Getty Images)


Harry Kane | England | 6 goals

Denis Cheryshev | Russia | 4 goals

Cristiano Ronaldo | Portugal | 4 goals

Romelu Lukaku | Belgium | 4 goals

Antoine Griezmann | France | 4 goals

Kylian Mbappe | France | 4 goals

Eden Hazard | Belgium | 3 goals

Artem Dzyuba | Russia | 3 goals

Diego Costa | Spain | 3 goals

Edinson Cavani | Uruguay | 3 goals

Yerry Mina | Colombia | 3 goals

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All of Kanes goals for England came in their first four games of the tournament, with three from the penalty spot.

The Spurs striker also failed to score in Englands last three games as Gareth Southgates side crashed out at the semi-final stage to Croatia.

Obviously Im disappointed I couldnt get a goal in the last few games, said Kane.

Sometimes it goes for you, sometimes it doesnt. But if I win it, itll be something Ill be very proud of.

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