Vincent Kompany is a professional footballer, born on 10 April 1986 in Brussels, Belgium. He plays for English club Manchester City and Belgium National team. He is the captain for both the mentioned teams.
At the age of 17, he started his professional footballing career with Royal Sporting Club Anderlecht a Belgian First Division team. Kompany made his senior club debut for Anderlecht in the year 2003. In 2006, he moved to Hamburg SV where spent a couple of years before arriving at Manchester City in 2008. He made his debut for the Sky Blues on the 24th of August, 2008 and has been an important part of their all-conquering side ever since.
Internationally, he made his senior debut in 2004, aged 17 against France. He has been capped more than 80 times and was a part of the Belgian team that finished 3rd at the 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Position and Playing Style
Kompany plays as a centre back for his club and country and is a right-footed player. He is a dominant personality and is often described as one of the best defenders in the world. He has a strong presence on the field and is highly rated for his strength and physical attributes which add to his unparalleled defending ability. He is a confident passer of the ball and has very good game sense to make key interceptions.
He spent 3 years with the club and had 73 appearances. His performances already attracted good amount of attention from teams in Europe.