With Tottenham arriving in the Windy City, one player can be happy that there wasn't too much of a gust last night at Wrigley Field.
Harry Kane was given the illustrious task of throwing first pitch at a Major League Baseball game, and as the photo below shows, he did Tottenham, and the English in general proud with a decent throw.
Spurs are set to play their third and final game of their North American tour on Saturday night, against the city's MLS outfit Chicago Fire.
It had been announced earlier on in the tour that a player was due to show up at the Cubs' game with San Diego Padres - apparently Kane and recently departed midfielder Gylfi Sigurdsson were the two that were set to do battle to see who would get the coveted first throw. The Icelander's move to Swansea ensured it would be the young homegrown forward's duty to start the match. Clad in Spurs colours and with his teammates watching from the sidelines, Kane looked very happy to have been the one chosen to represent the club.
As one of only two forwards the club have brought across the Atlantic, Kane will have had plenty of chances to impress his new manager Mauricio Pochettino too, with the Argentine rumoured to be looking to bring in another attacking player to White Hart Lane.
Whether the 20-year-old has done enough to suggest he is a strong enough to feature regularly next season, only time will tell, but his superb pass for Lewis Holtby's opening goal in the game with Seattle was a hint of the ability and maturity the Spurs graduate possesses.
Kane saw a healthy amount of action in the last couple of months of Tim Sherwood's reign, finishing up the season with 4 goals in 11 games.
He's clearly a player with talent, even if he is playing a different kind of ball game to the one he's used to.
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