Social sphere feels Harry Kane is in Cristiano Ronaldo’s mind after the Portuguese star missed a penalty in the 1-1 draw against Iran in a Group B clash. CR7 has 4 goals from 3 games, whereas English captain Harry Kane leads the goal-scorers list with 5 goals in 2 matches, which includes two penalties. CR7 understandably faced the flak after he missed a penalty that could have earned Portugal crucial 3 points. Also Read - Virat Kohli Responds to Harry Kane on Asking Him For a Place in RCB
The three points would have also helped them pip Spain to top the group. Also Read - Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo Pay Heartfelt Tribute to 'Eternal' Diego Maradona
Earlier, Argentinian Lionel Messi too missed a penalty against Croatia, where Sampaoli’s team faced a 3-0 drubbing, not the kind of scorline they would have expected going into the tie. So, the big boys have already missed penalties, whereas Kane has converted both the penalties he got against Panama, where he also bagged a hattrick. Also Read - FIFA Best Football Awards 2020: Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Neymar And Robert Lewandowski Feature in Nominees' List
Here is how Twitter reacted to the penalty-miss drama.
Now, the race for the golden boot get even more saucier as Kane leads the race with 5 goals from 2 matches, whereas CR7 has 4 from 3 and Romelu Lukaku has 4 goals from 2 games.
Argentina take on Nigeria in a must-win encounter, where Messi would like to get on the scoresheet with a goal in FIFA World Cup 2018.