Kane now level with Lineker as joint-highest scorer in major tournaments after sending England to Euro 2020 final

HARRY KANE has drawn level with Gary Lineker as England's joint highest scorer at major tournaments.

The Tottenham striker fired the Three Lions to their first major final in 55 years at Wembley on Wednesday as he scored the rebound from his own missed penalty.

Gareth Southgate's heroes needed extra-time to beat Denmark after it finished 1-1 at the end of normal time.

Mikkel Damsgaard's stunning free-kick put the Danes one up after half an hour.

But Bukayo Saka's fantastic cross just nine minutes later saw Simon Kjaer put through his own net under pressure from Raheem Sterling.

England huffed and puffed for the remainder of normal time but neither side could find the break through.

Extra-time came calling and Three Lions fans were sent to dreamland with just one minute of the first extra period to go.

Sterling was caught in the penalty area with ref Danny Makkelie pointing to the spot.

Although it was soft, VAR did not see a clear and obvious error as their was contact and Kane stepped up.

The usually clinical hitman took a deep breath and hit a weak effort low to Kasper Schmeichel's left and the Leicester goalie kept it out.


England’s top scorers at major tournaments

Harry Kane equalled Gary Lineker’s record of 10 goals at tournaments for England as he fired the Three Lions to their first major international final in 55 years.

And here is the updated top nine list…

Harry Kane/Gary Lineker – 10

Alan Shearer – 9

Wayne Rooney – 7

Michael Owen – 6

Sir Geoff Hurst – 6

Sir Bobby Charlton – 5

Steven Gerrard – 4

David Platt – 4

But the ball deflected back into Kane's path and he slammed it in from close range to trigger glorious scenes inside the national stadium.

England held on against a shattered Denmark to set up a final Wembley showdown against Italy on Sunday and, as well as earning the adoration of the nation, Kane earned himself another bit of personal glory.

The strike was the 2018 World Cup Golden Boot winner's 10th goal at a major tournament which is the same as Lineker scored.

Alan Shearer is third on nine with England's record goalscorer Wayne Rooney fourth on seven.

Michael Owen and World Cup final hat-trick hero Sir Geoff Hurst are joint fifth on six.

Sir Bobby Charlton ranks seventh with five goals.

And Steven Gerrard and David Platt complete the list with four each.

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