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England's Harry Kane wants to be 'best in the world'

England's Harry Kane wants to be 'best in the world'

"I did not feel the midges because I was so focused on the team, on the game", Tunisia's Nabil Maaloul said. "It gives me confidence doing that and I want to do that in the games ahead".

Kane said he had not taken advice from Pochettino or England boss Gareth Southgate about how to play in a World Cup. "I am so excited to be here, but it is about proving a point".

England captain Kane said he was delighted to have scored after he and the national team suffered a frustrating Euro 2016, going out to Iceland in the round of 16.

Ronaldo and Messi have shared the last 10 Ballon d'Or titles, awarded to the best player in the world. You can't be as blunt as you could a few years back: when you have players who are so weak emotionally and physically, those types of penalties will happen all the time.

There's no escaping the World Cup; the majority of my friends are watching the games, and even I, who's not a football fan found myself watching a match or two. I worked hard to get where I am, I have a lot of determination and I enjoy being here and it is about stepping it up.

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England fan Scott Fraser was watching the game at Walkabout in Sheffield last night and caught the incredible scenes of celebration after the full-time whistle.

Players still had to cover themselves with bug spray before the game and at halftime, but that seemed to have little effect.

"That's the message we have tried to get across to the team". Yes, there have been changes off the pitch in recent years but when it comes to playing the match, you'd have to say it was similar to previous regimes: a lack of energy, ideas and penetration.

Jesse Lingard, Raheem Sterling and Dele Alli all have superior records at club level and have been backed to provide goals after a handful of chance went begging in Volgograd.

Instead the Tunisians were just hoping to earn a draw and a shot at the second round with a win over Panama on the last day of Group G play.