Tottenham striker Harry Kane will commander England at the up and coming World Cup in Russia.
Britain manager Gareth Southgate named Kane as his captain for the competition amid a gathering with the squad at St. George’s Park on Monday night.
Liverpool commander Jordan Henderson and Tottenham midfielder Eric Dier have beforehand captained England under Southgate yet it is Kane who will take the armband in Russia.
“It is an astonishing honor. You generally dream of playing for England growing up and to be the chief is that tad more,” said the Spurs striker.
“I’m so energized for the World Cup. I can hardly wait to be there and encounter it. To lead the fellows out will be unique.
“However, for me, nothing changes. I’m as yet the individual, a similar player. It is just about the group. We will do what we can and go the extent that we can.”
Southgate included: “Harry makes them remarkable individual characteristics. He is a fastidious expert and a standout amongst the most vital things for a commander is that they set the standard consistently.
“He has conviction and exclusive expectations and it is an awesome message for the group to have a skipper who has demonstrated that it is conceivable to be truly outstanding on the planet over a reliable timeframe and that has been his drive.
“My inclination is that in the course of the most recent year and a half in the camps that he’s been with us he has demonstrated that he has the longing to bring that into a group situation and he perceives the significance of carrying others with him.
“Obviously, Harry will require the help of the other great pioneers that we have around him. You don’t turn into a best group by simply having a decent chief with great qualities since that must spread appropriate all through the gathering yet I think he is the person who is prepared to take that test on.”
Britain confront Tunisia in their opening amusement on June 18 preceding playing Panama and Belgium in their outstanding Group G apparatuses.