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Harry Kane Became England's All-Time Record Goalscorer at Euro 2024

England opened their Euro 2024 qualifying campaign with an epic win against Italy, and Harry Kane was the night’s biggest star. The Tottenham striker scored his 54th goal on Thursday night, breaking Wayne Rooney’s record to become England's all-time record goalscorer. England was in the 1-0 lead just 13 minutes into the game, thanks to Declan Rice’s early goal. Kane’s penalty shot gave them a comfortable 2-0 lead just a minute before halftime, and Mateo Retegui’s goal for Italy in the second half was just a consolation prize for the losing team. This marks the first time since 1961 that England managed to score an away win over reigning European champion Italy. This victory was extra special for Harry Kane, who managed to net his 54th goal for the national team, breaking a record previously held by the legendary Wayne Rooney. "I was on the pitch when Wayne broke the record and I know what it meant to him. I remember presenting the boot to Wayne when he broke the record and he said, 'One day I'll be giving this back to you.’ It's a magical moment,” said Kane post-match. Rooney took to Twitter to congratulate Kane for breaking his record. He described him as an unbelievable goalscorer and an England legend, writing, “I knew it wouldn’t take long but that was quick.”