Hugo Lloris expresses sympathy to Harry Kane after his World Cup penalty miss

Hugo Lloris expresses sympathy to Harry Kane after his World Cup penalty miss

Hugo Lloris, captain of Tottenham Hotspur and France, has shown sympathy to club colleague Harry Kane after his vital penalty miss in England’s World Cup loss.

Kane converted one penalty in the loss to Les Bleus on Saturday evening, but he missed a second, blasting far over the crossbar with the Three Lions behind by one goal in the final minutes.

According to reports, Hugo Lloris was in goal for France and pulled in a stellar performance, making essential stops to deny Kane and Jude Bellingham.

Speaking to the press after the game, Lloris praised Kane for taking on the burden of such a crucial penalty kick:

“There were a lot of emotions out there since we were in the midst of a war, and we were all extremely delighted at the conclusion.” But, on a more personal level, I am disappointed because Harry is a teammate, a player I much like, and someone who stepped up at a vital moment in the game.

“It was a pivotal moment in the game, and I can only share this agony with him.” But I know Harry is strong, and this pain will pass for him.”

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In addition to praising Kane’s penalty, Lloris praised England’s performance in the quarter-final match:

“It was a challenging encounter against a very talented English side that deserves a lot of credit for a fantastic fight to the finish.” I was much more interested in this game than any other throughout the competition, but that was to be anticipated against these opponents.

“I can’t deny that it was a remarkable moment for me to make my 143rd appearance for my nation against England, a country I’ve been playing for 10 years.”

“This England squad is incredibly powerful; their midfield generated a lot of space, their offense was hard-hitting, and they had one of the finest number nines in the world.” But we remained robust amid the storm, stood firm at crucial times, and harmed them when required. It was a fantastic reward for our preparation for this match, and we want to thank everyone for their efforts.