Harry Kane is gutted with his new FIFA 17 stats

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After winning the Premier League Golden Boot award last season - the second successive campaign in which he’s scored over 20 league goals - Harry Kane must have felt he’d stood half a chance of being named as one of the top 50 players in FIFA 17.

However, the Tottenham and England striker, with his new rating of 84, narrowly missed the cut.

The mark required to enter the top 50 was 86 - the rating handed to Blaise Matuidi, Marcelo, Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Dimitri Payet.


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Kane missed out and, although he was reasonably okay with his overall rating of 84, he wasn’t impressed with his shooting, defending and passing stats.

His reaction is pretty funny. (Scroll down to watch the video).

Video: Kane reacts to his FIFA 17 rating

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Kane wasn't happy with three of his stats

“84? That’s an improvement,” Kane told the Copa 90 presenter while trying to hide his disappointment.

“What would you liked to see improved?” the Spurs star was asked.

“I think shooting’s definitely got to be in the 90s,” he replied. “Defending’s a bit harsh. It’s gone down a bit, I think, from the last one. Defending corners is quite good, so I’d like to see that one improved.

“I’d say passing a bit higher, definitely, a bit higher than 71.”

How do Kane's new stats compare to FIFA 16?

So, how do Kane’s FIFA 17 stats compare to last year’s game?

The Englishman's overall rating has gone up from 78 to 84, while his shooting rating has gone up by the same marks.

Kane's defending rating is, in fact, one mark better than in FIFA 16 (42 instead of 41) while his passing stats have also improved by one mark.

His pace rating remains the same (73), while his dribbling ability has been reduced by three marks (78 to 75) which seems a bit harsh.

Kane's passing has gone up by one mark (71 from 70) and, finally, he’s now two marks better physically (81 from 79).

What Harry Kane thinks he should be rated

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