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Tottenham hero Defoe had a kick-about with me and my mates - Kane

Harry Kane has recalled the day when he and some high school friends received a pleasant surprise from a Tottenham great.

The 21-year old Spurs striker was asked on BT Sports' 'The Clare Balding Show' who his boyhood idols were and he managed to describe a memorable instance involving White Hart Lane legend Jermain Defoe.

"I had a few (heroes). Teddy Sheringham, David Beckham, Jermain Defoe," said Kane. "There was a good story actually with Defoe.

"I was in school, I think I was in Year Seven and I was playing on the street football with all my mates and this black Range Rover turned up and Jermain Defoe just got out and started playing football with us.

"Like I say, I was only 11 or 12 at the time so it was just mental but great for him to do it and I spoke about it when he was at the club and he remembers it, so yeah, that's definitely a memory that I won't forget.

"He said do you fancy a game. It was him and his mate and there was about 10 of us and they was keeping the ball away from us and doing it with quite a bit of ease but obviously that was a special moment."

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