England captain Harry Kane ‘has mentored tennis star Emma Raducanu in coping with the pressures of top sport’… with the 2021 US Open champion previously wearing a Tottenham shirt to practice in
- Kane to captain England at the upcoming FIFA World Cup in Qatar
- Tottenham star has had several conversations with tennis player Raducanu
- Kane offered career advice and tips on how to deal with elite sport supervision
- The Raducanu team is a fan of Spurs and she has trained in their colors before
England captain Harry Kane ‘has mentored tennis star Emma Raducanu’ on how to deal with the pressures of elite sport.
Raducanu won the US Open last year at just 18, but struggled with form and injuries as she tries to carry on after that triumph.
But she has had several conversations with Tottenham forward Kane to get advice on her career, how to approach the critical eye that comes with celebrity status, and to share ideas. the athletic report.
Raducanu, 19, previously trained in a Tottenham shirt and previously spoke of her admiration for Kane, who will lead England at the upcoming World Cup in Qatar.
In April, Raducanu said: “My whole team is actually big Spurs fans and I feel like they are rushing me.
Emma Raducanu – practicing in a Tottenham shirt – has had several conversations with England captain Harry Kane
Tottenham forward Kane will take on the burden of anticipation for England during the World Cup
“They’re desperately trying to get me behind them. I don’t follow football that much per se, but I feel like I feel a kind of connection through them now.
“I loved watching the European Championship last year and watching Harry Kane, who is clearly the England captain, and [Heung-min] Son, I’m a big fan of his too.
“So, yes, I like to plod along.”
In June Raducanu told the Women’s Tennis Association: “One of my favorite footballers is probably Harry Kane as he is England captain and he is such a great role model to follow.
Raducanu said Kane was one of her favorite footballers and a ‘role model’ earlier this year
Kane celebrates scoring a goal for England against Germany in their last game in September
“He is super professional and takes everything to the extreme. I certainly feel I can learn from that.’
Kane, 29, scored his 12th club goal of the season when Tottenham lost 2-1 to Liverpool on Sunday and will enter the World Cup in good form.
England open their campaign in Qatar on November 21 against Iran.