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Kompany

4

Vincent

Kompany

Minutes played

11

Pass Accuracy

33%

Touches

7

Assists

0
Last game stats
Minutes played 11
Passes completed 1/3
Touches 7
Assists 0
Goals 0
Shots on target 0
Personal
Position Defender
Date of birth 10 April 1986
Place of birth Ukkle, Belgium
Height (ft) 6'04"
Weight (st) 13.04
International caps / goals 44 / 2
2013/2014 League Cup
Appearances 0 0
Goals 0 0
Assists 0 0
Passes 0 0
Yellow cards 0 0
Red cards 0 0

City on Kompany:

Multilingual and multi-talented, Vincent was runner-up in the Blues fans’ Player of the Season poll for 2008/09 then really came into his own in 2009/10, switching from midfield to his international position of centre-half with aplomb.

Equally at home as a central defender or defensive midfielder, the Belgian international regular joined City from Bundesliga side Hamburg SV in August 2008 for a fee of around £6million.

He was Mark Hughes' third signing and made a hugely impressive debut in August's 3-0 victory over West Ham United.

Before becoming a full international he represented his country at Under 17, 18 and 21 levels, and played at the Beijing Olympics.                                   

Kompany began his professional career in his homeland with Anderlecht in the 2003/04 season and almost immediately attracted interest from across Europe for his composed performances in the Champions League.

He eventually moved to Germany and signed for Bundesliga giants Hamburg SV in 2006, but injuries restricted him to just 39 appearances.

His comfort in two positions proved to be a bonus for City as injuries and suspensions bit into the squad over a gruelling 2008-09 season.  Playing with a toe injury for some of the time he was one of only five Blues players to start more than 30 Premier League games.

The toe problem became serious enough to warrant an operation in the summer of 2009, which forced Vincent out of the reckoning until the autumn. Despite this setback and the presence of several new signings, some outstanding performances in both midfield and central defence persuaded first Mark Hughes and then Roberto Mancini to make him a regular starter.

He has since gone on to become one of the world's very best defenders after playing an instrumental role as captain in City's title-winning campaign in 2011/12.

In 2011 and 2012, Vincent was named in the Premier League Team of the Year and he earned the Premier League Player of the Season award in 2012.

Vincent captained City to a second Premier League title in 2013/14 and was also a Capital One Cup winner as City beat Sunderland 3-1 at Wembley.

Latest tweets: @vincentkompany

  • Always a pleasure to work with the guys @CNN: http://t.co/VJxPqFub1Z (2 days ago, via Twitter for iPhone)

  • One year to this date. USA - BELGIUM: http://t.co/kInCdLOrLn What a game! http://t.co/1xcIn9yD8U (2 days ago, via Twitter for iPhone)

  • Happy Birthday to our Little Wizard @21LVA #Merlin (3 days ago, via Twitter for iPhone)

  • Be the master of your own destiny. #NoExcuses #WorkHard #NoRegrets http://t.co/ZRRt3FhLlm (12 days ago, via Twitter for iPhone)

  • Waking up on Fathers Day feeling blessed. 😊 (13 days ago, via Twitter for iPhone)

Instagram: @vincentkompany

  • One year to this date. USA - BELGIUM: youtu.be/Aec9vCO1mLA What a game!
  • Be the master of your own destiny. #NoExcuses #WorkHard #NoRegrets
  • Big thank you to Tom & Christophe for hosting our 2nd #gocrazyforcharity gala.
  • Need your help for this one. "Who quoted: even half fit Emile Mpenza would be part of Belgium's current team?" Add some crazyness to your reputation, #dsmtw with Erik & @adilelarbi
  • How to add some crazyness to your sommelier? #gocrazyforcharity
  • Because taking the elevator is just boring, @hannesdm added some crazyness! #gocrazyforcharity
  • Everyone here is wearing a step-o-meter. ENGIE will donate €0,10 per step we take tonight, so... we got ourselves a tap-dancer to #gocrazyforcharity! Thank you @gemmablower for your 'contribution'!
  • Kicking off the evening with a warm welcome. Let's #gocrazyforcharity!
  • Excited to finally show you the #Visaro @nbfootball boots! #MakeChances
  • It ain't about what you say, it's about what you do. Getting ready for next season. #MCFC
  • Hi all, I have something very special to auction in favour of my charities @bx_brussels and SOS Children’s Villages... a worldwide exclusive! I’m auctioning the ultimate @tomorrowland experience: a private dinner table for 12 in the 'Secret Restaurant’ somewhere in the main stage! This incredible prize will be auctioned exclusively at the Go Crazy For Charity gala on Thursday 18/6 in Brussels. Big thank you to the people of Tomorrowland for giving us this opportunity! Let's go Crazy For Charity!
  • Paris, le rouge te va si bien. France 3 - Belgique 4! #FraBel
  • You'll be missed at City brother, as a teammate and a friend! Your drive and passion were inspirational. Good luck! #Milner
  • @BX_Brussels presents BX Night Football: love it! Watch the full video on facebook.com/BXBrussels
  • It's a wrap! Thanks for all the love NYC, this city is unreal! #NYC
  • Privileged to wave out one of the all time legends. Respect for an amazing PL career and good luck for the new adventure. #franklampard
  • buonn compleanno @driesmertens !
  • 29 and still struggling with the facial hair.. Thanks for all the kind messages. Love you all. Means a lot. #BDay
  • @driesmertens @mousadembele @vincentkompany #Trelfie
  • Full #NBFootball video on Wednesday. @nbfootball
  • Please get behind this very special day. Elijah you are a little inspiration to us all. #WorldDownSyndromeDay #nolimits
  • Boots are ready. Excited for #NBBlackOutSquad ! Stay tuned to @nbfootball …
  • Great to have the team back on form. Eat, sleep, repeat. #MCFC
  • 🙊
  • One of the most skilful players I've met says goodbye to the game. Had some great times back in Anderlecht with you brother. Congratulations on a great career! A new world opens up to you and it's good to hear you're still aiming high☝️@c.wilhelmsson.official
  • We needed a performance tonight and we delivered. Thanks for that amazing support. #MCFC #NeverGiveUp
  • one decade ago already! #soulierdor #goudenschoen
  • Welcome Wilfried! Looking forward to see you wearing our colours. In the meantime I'm sure Yaya will look after you ;-) #WelcomeBony
  • Indescriptible.. Quel tristesse. En pensées et de tout cœur avec les proches de Junior Malanda. Repose en paix, petit frère.
  • Family atmosphere and late drama. FA Cup is special. Who will be next? Oh, and one hell of a birthday to you James!
  • It wasn't easy but we started the new year in style. Looking forward to the FA Cup on Sunday! Love that competition. #MCFC
  • Chants, snow and three points. Christmas is complete! :-) #mcfc

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