Harry Kane (Getty Images)
Ronaldo represented the likes of
Barcelona, Inter Milan, Real Madrid and AC Milan during an illustrious career
which also saw him net 15 World Cup goals.
Just as Brazil once relied
predominantly on Ronaldo upfront, England will be counting on Kane during the
upcoming World Cup in Russia.
"I love watching things on
YouTube and things like that; you could just sit there for an hour or so
watching all his best clips," Kane told Sky Sports of
He was a striker that I really
admired, I think a lot of people did. He was one of the first ones I looked at
and thought, 'Wow. He's a goal scorer, I want to be a goal scorer.'"
He added: "That's what I
wanted to become and that's why it's so important to work on all different types
of stuff in training to try and mould yourself into the best striker
If Kane grew up wanting to be a goal
scorer in the mould of Ronaldo, then he has gone a long way towards turning his
dream into reality. In his last four Premier League seasons, he has scored 105
He will hope to keep up his good
form when England kick off their World Cup campaign against Tunisia on 18 June.