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England manager, Gareth Southgate, named Kane as the team captain at the 2018 World Cup, and the player hopes to be the second English man to lift the World Cup after Bobby Moore who captained England in the 1966 World Cup.

England was eliminated from three World Cup tournaments in penalty shootout.

"What people have seen is the way we want to play - and we definitely want to be an intelligent team in terms of tactical approach and dealing with different stakes and stages in games".

England's Group G opener against Tunisia in Volgograd is now less than a week away, with anticipation and excitement sure to go up another notch when the team lands in Russian Federation just two days before the World Cup starts.

Underscoring the importance of the tournament, Kane said that there are many big tournaments like Champions League and Premier League, but nothing is bigger than the World Cup for him.

"It's different now. I think if you asked every single player what the difference is now they would say that we are prepared as a team for every scenario".

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England have impressed in warm-up wins over fellow World Cup teams Nigeria and Costa Rica.

England's previous appearance at a major tournament - Euro 2016 - ended in despair when they were knocked out of the last-16 by unfancied Iceland.

"Ultimately we know we'll be judged on results but we have to focus on the processes", he said.

The Three Lions have often capitulated in shootout scenarios at major worldwide tournaments having been knocked out of the World Cups in 1990, 1998 and 2006 on penalties.

England's first game will take place against Tunisia on Tuesday 19th June, before playing Panama on the following Sunday and will play Belgium in the final group game. We are just trying to improve every day we work together.

"I'd be surprised if the majority of players did not say the World Cup is the biggest sporting event in the world".

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