Hugo Lloris reveals sweet text he sent Tottenham pal Harry Kane after England skipper’s World Cup penalty heartbreak
HUGO LLORIS has backed Harry Kane to bounce back from his World Cup penalty heartbreak.
But the Spurs keeper admitted he struggled to find the words of consolation for his club-mate and pal after the quarter-final drama.
Harry Kane missed a crucial penalty against France in the World Cup quarter-finalRichard Pelham / The Sun
Hugo Lloris has backed Kane to bounce back from his ordealRex
France skipper Lloris won the mind games battle with his Tottenham team-mate and Three Lions counterpart as Kane blazed his second spot kick of the match over the bar.
Lloris said: “I don’t need to go too much further about this.
“We had a text exchange after the game.
“But it was not easy to find the words to say to him so soon.
“Harry needs some rest and some time.
“It is a difficult moment for the England team and Harry.
“But I think he can be proud of what he has done for the national team in this World Cup.
“In the history of football, many top players have missed important penalties.
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“I can think of Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo and Kylian Mbappe, among others.
“I know Harry will move on from this and will help Tottenham and the England team shine.”