Following England captain Harry Kane’s costly penalty miss as the Three Lions crashed out of the World Cup, Beckham has praised him as a “true leader..
Kane had earlier scored from the penalty spot to tie England against France but was unable to repeat the feat with six minutes remaining after Olivier Giroud had given the reigning world champions the lead again.
Beckham believes Kane and his teammates should be proud of their performance and praised manager Gareth Southgate and his staff for their efforts with the squad.
“Our boys will keep growing,” he wrote on Instagram..
It’s never easy to wake up after being eliminated from a tournament, but our players, Gareth, the staff, and all of our fans can be proud of this team.”
On Kane, he added, “It takes a true leader to step up in these moments, and that’s what our captain did; the next time will be different.” “We leave with our heads held high..
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