Kevin De Bruyne is a Belgian professional football player who currently plays for Manchester City and the Belgian national team. He was born on 28 June 1991 in Drongen, Ghent, Belgium. At present, he is considered one of the top players in the world.
De Bruyne began his career at KVV Drongen in 1997 as a six year old boy. After playing there for two years, he joined Gent in 1999. A few years later, he moved to Genk, where he eventually made his senior debut. In 2012, Chelsea brought De Bruyne on board. However, the move didn't work out and he was sold to Vfl Wolfsburg in 2014. At the German club, De Bruyne became a world-beater with every top European club looking for his signature. In the end, Manchester City won the race and forked out a reported fee of £55 million (€75 million) for his services.
For Belgium, De Bruyne made his senior debut on 11th August, 2000 and has since amassed over 50 caps for his country. He was also part of the team which finished 3rd at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Position and Playing Style
De Bruyne plays as a central midfielder for Manchester City and Belgium. However, he is also capable of functioning on the flanks. His greatest asset is his propensity to garner assists with his composure in the final third unrivaled. In addition, he boasts of exemplary vision on the ball and can spot passes others can't see.