However, the former England worldwide believes that Kane should not be labelled as a world class player just yet.
"He scored two goals but he brings more to the team than that". "Ronaldo is the best player in the world with Messi".
Without that, the picture would have looked very different and Gareth Southgate's men might have needed something from their final group game with Belgium.
At a time when big guns like Germany and Brazil have already dropped points at the tournament, it was pleasing to see England get off to winning ways against the top-ranked African nation. He has scored just two goals in 39 internationals, and none since October 2015, and his performance against Tunisia was frustrating considering his undoubted improvement under Guardiola.
I'd like to see some rotation in order to give some World Cup experience to other players in this young squad.
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Tottenham striker Harry Kane has revealed that he aspires to reach the levels of Barcelona's Lionel Messi or Real Madrid's Cristiano Ronaldo, and is also looking to win the Golden Boot at the World Cup this summer.
"The 2016 Euro was disappointing for me personally and us as a team as well".
"If Harry doesn't score we've got players who can", said Tripper.
England's squad received a pre-tournament briefing on VAR from a Federation Internationale de Football Association delegation and, although Rashford maintains the technology is a positive for the game, he believes the need for improvement is clearly evident.
"I have been itching to get out there and showcase myself on the big stage".
It trounced the audience for the royal wedding between Prince Harry and the Duchess of Sussex in May, and the previous most-watched programme, Britain's Got Talent. I never really managed it after matches because the adrenaline is still pumping through you and, not only that, he will have had his goals to think about.
Kane's Tottenham team-mate Dele Alli is an injury doubt for England's second match against Panama on Sunday - but Merson believes he should not play, even if he is fit.