Kane, who is currently in Germany preparing for Tottenham’s Audi Cup Final this evening against hosts Bayern Munich, had his worst goalscoring season since breaking into Spurs’ first-team, but his performances certainly didn’t go unnoticed.
The England striker still managed to score 24 goals in 40 appearances for the North London outfit, and had it not been for an ongoing ankle problem, he would have no doubt been in the running to win his third Premier League Golden Boot.
Of those 24 goals, five came in the Champions League, including a pivotal brace in their group stage match against PSV, which kept Tottenham just about in the competition before providing the crucial assist for Lucas Moura’s late goal in the Nou Camp, which saw Spurs progress through to the knockout stages for the second consecutive season by the narrowest of margins.
Kane’s heroics have led to him being nominated for the Men’s Best Player at the 2019 FIFA awards, which take place on Monday 23 September.
Although the England captain is unlikely to win the award, he is one of three players to have been nominated in each of the last three seasons.
And Kane isn’t in bad company – with Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo the other two.