Harry Kane: I used to sing the names of Tottenham heroes

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Tottenham Hotspur's Harry Kane loves to hear the crowd singing his name.

Roberto Soldado admitted last week he felt 'ashamed' to hear fans singing his name at White Hart Lane, so unhappy is he with his own form.

Harry Kane feels differently, as well he might after scoring his 14th goal for the club in all competitions at the weekend.

He helped them to a 2-1 win over Burnley, coming off late on to a standing ovation, and he explained afterwards how hearing his name being chanted has a personal touch, having stood among the crowd doing the same himself as a youngster.

He told The Guardian: "It’s great to hear the crowd sing my name, like when I came off the pitch against Burnley. It makes me feel very happy and quite emotional as well.

"I was a fan here once singing the name of someone else. I used to sing the name of Teddy Sheringham, he was a big idol of mine, and Robbie Keane. To hear them singing my name in games that mean a lot to the fans, means a lot to me."

It's comments like these which serve to make Kane even more popular than he is already among Spurs fans, reinforcing that he is one of their own.

He added that he has re-adjusted his initial aim of 10 goals for the season to 20, but knowing he is just six off, will be prepared to set an even higher goal when he reaches it.

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