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​World Cup hero Hurst labels Spurs star Kane as best striker in the world

England legend Geoff Hurst has claimed that Tottenham Hotspur star Harry Kane is the best striker in the world at the moment.

Kane has emerged as one of the most prolific frontmen in Europe with his fine performances for the Tottenham Hotspur side over the last three years or so and now England's World Cup winning star Hurst has even gone on to claim that the 24-year-old is already the best striker in the world.

Hurst said: "Harry Kane, with the way he's been playing, is superb. Worldwide you couldn't pick anybody as good as him anywhere in any other league. He's got five or six hat tricks, hasn't he? He's absolutely flying. Those goals don't come easy.

"He works up front, he's aggressive in his all-round play and you couldn't pick anyone better worldwide. He's a fantastic player in a very difficult position. He can score goals from any other position, can use both feet and not many strikers can do that. That's a real bonus and asset for any front players and he scores goals with his head.

"He's playing in a very good club. Tottenham are so consistent, a lot of it is based on the form and quality of the centre forward who scores week-in and week-out. He's also a great leader on and off the pitch.

"Being captain is a huge honour. Traditionally teams are captained by central defenders and keepers. I'm not sure that has to be the case. Harry Kane as a person, how he handles himself on and off the pitch, I have no argument about him captaining the team."

Sarad Bade Shrestha
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