For Kane, who has scored 20 or more Premier League goals four seasons running, it was not until after the 2014 World Cup that he established himself at the top level.
It's all a far cry from two years ago when Kane was in the England side humiliated by Iceland at the Euros.
"It's awesome to meet any heroes from '66 and it gives you so much inspiration", Kane said in the post match press conference after his sides 2-0 semi-final win over Sweden.
"I'm proud to make ex-players proud".
Harry Kane and the rest of the England squad are desperate to prolong their stay in Russian Federation, with the next stop on their World Cup journey taking them to the semi-finals against Croatia. He's had a fantastic World Cup so far.
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"I get the feeling from the boys and myself that - again - we don't want to go home. We are one step closer to what is the biggest game in football as a professional".
Sweden against all odds are in the quarter-finals of a World Cup filled with upsets, and Abiodun feels England will need to do extra to avoid being added to the list of casualties at the finals in Russian Federation.
"To inspire kids watching this tournament is unbelievable because I was one of those kids growing up who wanted to play for England".
"Carry on fighting and we'll do everything we can on Saturday to keep a smile on your face", Kane said ahead of England's World Cup quarterfinal win over Sweden.
"With the world watching us and so much pressure, a 2-0 win in a quarter final is all we can ask for". "We're going to try our hardest".