"For him I am personally delighted but I know the pride he will feel in leading his country to victory tonight will be the biggest for him", saidSouthgate. Good teams score late goals - if you dominate the ball like that the opposition tire. Yet on that corner in injury time, he found space at the far post to place a flawless header between Farouk Ben Mustapha (who replaced an injured Hassen in goal in the first half) and his post.
Next up for Tunisia is Belgium on Saturday, while England takes on Panama on Sunday.
"OOOFT! Over 21 million of you watched the @BBCSport coverage of England v Tunisia".
"But hopefully this will lead to higher levels of concentration in the coming games".
Meanwhile, Beatles legend Sir Paul McCartney thanked the England players for his 76th birthday present with a post on Instagram.
A cricket score had looked on the cards early on as England ran the North Africans ragged.
Tunisia got a way back into the match when Walker put his arm across Ben Youssef, an infringement that saw the award of a penalty.
England continued to look the better side but were dealt a major blow ten minutes from half time, when Kyle Walker's lackadaisical defending gifted Tunisia a penalty, which was subsequently dispatched by Ferjani Sassi.
It was a remarkableWorld Cup debut for Kane, who bore the added pressure of the captain's armband and the weight of a nation on his 24-year-old shoulders.
England had penalty claims of their own turned down before struggling to maintain their intensity after halftime.
England should have had three or four more in the opening half-hour as they laid siege to the Tunisian goal but chances were spurned either through lucky saves or poor finishing, notably by Jesse Lingard, who got his legs in a tangle with the goal at his mercy.
He scored both, the second in breathless fashion with a clever, composed, far-post header as the clock ticked past 90 minutes to give England a precious 2-1 win.
Alan Shearer, BBC Sport: "The only disappointing thing was that we created so many chances [in the first half] but only took one of them".
The staff gave her books and toys - but they weren't allowed to pick her up, to hold her or hug her to try to calm her. He says the SUV with immigrants inside ran off the road during the chase, caught gravel, causing it to roll over.
Uruguay beat a 48-year curse of failing to win a World Cup finals opener on Friday, but needed an 89th-minute header to do so. He added: 'I have a lot of confidence in the team I'm going to put out tomorrow, they have a lot of experience.
Iran showed they can be dogged in their win over Morocco , although they will be going up against a much better opponent here. Pepe, the Portuguese centre-half, was more open about the wonderful first game of his teammate.
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So, in the office bet365 have set a ratio of 1.95 for the win of Golden lilies, and on the success of Costa Rica to 4.75. The Eagles saw out the remainder of the match without too much incident to move into the driving seat in Group E.
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And it was a former Blade in Harry Maguire who headed the ball down to Kane from the corner to set up the iconic goal. This was not the first time that Virat Kohli and Harry Kane have exchanged pleasantries on the social media.
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