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Official: Harry Kane joins Bayern Munich

Harry Kane completes Bayern Munich move

England skipper, Harry Kane has completed a move to Bayern Munich in the German Bundesliga.

The 30-year old has signed a contract for the German Champions until June 30, 2027.

Harry Kane underwent Bayern Munich medical on Friday, August 11 after the club agreed a fee with Tottenham Hotspur.

Born and raised in the London, Harry Kane began his career at Tottenham Hotspur, where, after fast progression through the team’s youth academy, was promoted to the senior team in 2009, at age 16.

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He was loaned out to clubs across the English football pyramid, including Leyton Orient, Millwall, Leicester City, and Norwich City.

Kane’s involvement at Tottenham increased after Mauricio Pochettino became head coach in 2014. In his first full season at the club, Kane scored 31 goals across all competitions, was the Premier League’s second-highest goalscorer, and was named PFA Young Player of the Year.

In the 2015–16 and 2016–17 seasons, Harry Kane finished as the league’s top goalscorer. In the latter campaign, he helped Tottenham finish as the competition’s runners-up and was named PFA Fans’ Player of the Year.

He registered his best campaign statistically to date in the 2017–18 season, with 41 goals scored in 48 games across all competitions, and in the following season, he finished as a runner-up in the UEFA Champions League. He ended the 2020–21 season as the league’s top goalscorer and top assist provider.

Kane has scored 58 goals in 84 appearances for England. He appeared more than 30 times at youth international level and made a goalscoring debut with the senior team in March 2015, at age 21.

Harry Kane featured and scored during England’s successful UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying campaign, and represented the country at the tournament.

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He was named England captain just before the 2018 FIFA World Cup, where he finished as competition top goalscorer, winning the Golden Boot, leading England to fourth place, their highest finish since 1990.

He led England to the runner-up position at UEFA Euro 2020, marking their first appearance in a final at the tournament and their first major final since 1966.

Harry Kane will now wear jersey number 9 for Bayern Munich.

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