Harry Kane finishes top scorer in EURO 2020 qualifying

England's Harry Kane has finished the UEFA EURO 2020 qualifying campaign on 12 goals.

EURO Qualifiers top scorer: Watch all of Kane's goals
EURO Qualifiers top scorer: Watch all of Kane's goals

England’s Harry Kane has finished as Alipay Top Scorer having struck 12 goals in the European Qualifiers for UEFA EURO 2020.

The Tottenham forward had to wait until after the play-off finals to be confirmed as the winner, since it was theoretically possible for one of the players from the eight sides involved in Thursday’s games to overtake Kane’s total.

Alipay Top Scorer rankings: European Qualifiers for EURO 2020*

The UEFA EURO 2020 qualifying top scorers
The UEFA EURO 2020 qualifying top scorers

12 Harry Kane (England) – 5 assists, 667 minutes played
11 Eran Zahavi (Israel) – 1 assist, 1020 minutes played
11 Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal) – 0 assists, 642 minutes played
10
Teemu Pukki (Finland) – 1 assist, 882 minutes played
10
Aleksandar Mitrović (Serbia) – 1 assist, 907 minutes played

Kane has yet to win a major trophy for club or country, but has picked up several honours for his goalscoring prowess. He was the Premier League’s top scorer with Spurs in 2015/16 and 2016/17, and also won the 2018 FIFA World Cup Golden Boot with six goals.

All-time European Qualifiers top scorers

61 Cristiano Ronaldo (Portugal)
41 Robbie Keane (Republic of Ireland)
40 Edin Džeko (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
40 Robert Lewandowski (Poland)
38 Zlatan Ibrahimović (Sweden)
36 Andriy Shevchenko (Ukraine)
35 Hakan Şükür (Turkey)
30 Wayne Rooney (England)

European Qualifiers top scorers by tournament

Harry Kane: All of his European Qualifiers goals
Harry Kane: All of his European Qualifiers goals

EURO 2020: Harry Kane (England) 12
2018 World Cup: Robert Lewandowski (Poland) 16
EURO 2016: Robert Lewandowski (Poland) 13
2014 World Cup: Robin van Persie (Netherlands) 11
EURO 2012: Klaas-Jan Huntelaar (Netherlands) 12
2010 World Cup: Theofanis Gekas (Greece) 10
EURO 2008: David Healy (Northern Ireland) 13
2006 World Cup: Pauleta (Portugal) 11
EURO 2004 qualifying: Ermin Šiljak (Slovenia) 9
2002 World Cup: Andriy Shevchenko (Ukraine) 10
EURO 2000: Raúl González (Spain) 11

* If players finish with the same number of goals, ranking is determined by which player has provided the most assists, and then which player has played the fewer minutes