Kane himself also spoke at the media conference, adding: "It makes me very proud, growing up as a kid you dream of playing of your country and being captain as well".
Instead of getting a goal in the final minutes, England had to deal with quite a bit of pressure from Slovenia who needed a win to stay alive in their qualification campaign, but they finally got the victor when Kyle Walker played a gorgeous ball to Harry Kane, who poked home the opener and gave the Three Lions the victory. We have to give them the belief and the backing to help them achieve.
A positive start from England saw Marcus Rashford, Raheem Sterling and Oxlade-Chamberlain all enjoy space in wide positions, but Slovenia were quite comfortable inside the opening 15 minutes at an extremely quiet Wembley.
Hilariously, Scotland defeated Slovakia today 1-0 as well (off of a Martin Skrtl own goal) meaning they are now second in the group behind England and can qualify for the second-placed playoffs with a win at Slovenia on Sunday.
Harry Kane celebrates England's victor against Slovenia.
England reach World Cup 2018!
"They might not have the numbers, but when they put 16 or 17 together, they've got a right good side".
Hart's form has come under scrutiny during this qualifying campaign but Southgate has opted to keep faith with the West Ham stopper, rather than promote Jack Butland, Fraser Forster or Jordan Pickford.
"I am not going to hide and say we are exactly where we want to be or the performance was what we'd have liked it to be".
The Germans will play their final game on 8 October.
England, who haven't missed a World Cup since 1994, could still be joined in Russian Federation next year by neighbour Scotland.
Slovenia coach Srecko Katanec revealed he will step down after his side's final game at home to Scotland.
Seeing as England haven't won the famous gold trophy since 1966.we ask whether you can name every manager to win the trophy since this tournament 51 years ago?