Tottenham's Harry Kane wants NFL shot when he retires from football

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The Tottenham Hotspur star wants to play at least one match for a NFL team in the future.

Tottenham Hotspur striker Harry Kane has been speaking about his hopes when he hangs up his boots, and they may come as a surprise to many.

In comments published by the London Evening Standard – that originally appeared in the print copy of the Sun – the Tottenham front-man admitted that he wanted to experience another sport while he had the chance…even if it was only once.

Kane hopefully has many years left at the top of the game given his age and his blossoming talent, but that has not stopped him looking ahead to a time when he may be able to indulge in a spot of American football.

In the comments published by the Standard, the Tottenham player said, “It depends on how my football career goes but, when I am finished, I would love to go to the NFL and be a kicker.

“Even if I got to play just one game it is something I would like to do. It’s a long way off yet but it’s definitely something I’ve thought about.”

Kane was speaking at the launch of EA Sports Madden NFL 16 and while it means talk of the American sport was no surprise it was interesting that the Tottenham player has half an eye on one day potentially competing in that arena.

Of course at just 22 Kane’s job for now is to keep scoring the goals that fire Tottenham up the table this year and beyond, but we may have got a surprising glimpse into a future career path…

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