Harry Kane scores 56 goals to surpass Messi as Europes top scorer in 2017
Tottenham striker Harry Kane has now scored 56 goals and he surpasses Leo Messi's 54 goals in all games in European top 5 leagues in 2017.
Harry Kane broke the record for goals scored in the Premier League in a calendar year with his effort against Southampton.
The 24-year-old took his tally for 2017 to 36 with his hat-trick in the 3-0 win over Burnley on Saturday, drawing level with the record set by Alan Shearer for Blackburn Rovers in 1995.
And Kanes close-range header after 22 minutes against the Saints on Boxing Day saw him surpass the tally set by the Rovers, Newcastle United and England great to claim a personal slice of Premier League history.
Kane also scored a second goal and this helped him surpass Lionel Messi as Europes top scorer since January, with 56 goals for club and country.
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