Tottenham star Harry Kane's favourite England memory will get under Mauricio Pochettino's skin

Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates scoring his side's second goal during the Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Watford at Wembley Stadium on April 30, 2018 in...

The Tottenham Hotspur star's first real memory of watching England was in 2002.

 

Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur and Harry Winks of Tottenham Hotspur show appreciation to the fans after the UEFA Champions League group H match between Real Madrid and Tottenham Hotspur...

Tottenham star Harry Kane sat down for an exclusive interview with with Four Four Two magazine, and shared his most memorable moment watching England, and Mauricio Pochettino will not be happy with his choice.

Kane, 24, has firmly established himself as a first-team regular for both club and country over the past three years, scoring an incredible 149 in 233 appearances for Spurs and the Three Lions.

Tottenham Hotspur's English striker Harry Kane celebrates after scoring their second goal from the penalty spot during the English FA Cup fifth round football match between Rochdale and...

He is expected to lead the line for England once again at the World Cup in Russia this summer, and he has the hope of a nation resting on his shoulders.

The Tottenham hitman spoke exclusively to Four Four Two magazine about this summer's World Cup, and pinpointed his most memorable moment as an England fan:

Harry Kane of Tottenham Hotspur poses for the camera as he is Awarded with the EA SPORTS Player of the Month for December on January 11, 2018 in Enfield, England.

“I’d say his penalty against Argentina was my standout memory of watching England at World Cups. My manager now wouldn’t be too happy about that one, but I remember it so clearly. Given all he’d been through after 1998, for him to step up like that and win us such a huge game was a great moment. He was a big role model for me."

It was, of course, Pochettino who fouled Michael Owen in the penalty area, before David Beckham smashed home what eventually turned out to be the winner in the group stage contest.

The then 30-year-old centre-back then went on to nearly score an equaliser for his country late on, but England held on for the win which saw them qualify for the knock-out stages from Group F, whilst Argentina missed out.

Kane will be hoping to fire his country to success this summer, as England look to win their first World Cup since 1966.

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