Tottenham manager Jose Mourinho may be tough on his players, as a disciplinarian, but he does make sure to support them when they shine on the pitch.
And, lucky for Mourinho, he has one of the best strikers in the world at his disposal, so there’s a lot of positive things to be said about Harry Kane.
Sure enough, Kane helped carry the team to victory in Saturday’s 3-0 win over Leicester City in Europa League play. He scored two goals, and essentially set the tone in the big win.
And Mourinho showered him in praise after the victory.
“I think everyone thinks he’s a fantastic player and Tottenham is so lucky to have him because he’s the player, the person and the Tottenham boy,” Mourinho said, via Football London. “All this together makes him really a special player for us that probably wouldn’t be so special playing for another team. He’s really special for us, he’s really special for Tottenham.”
The man nicknamed “The Special One” raving about Kane for being a “special player” — that’s just, well, special.