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Vincent Kompany was born in Uccle, Brussels on 10 April 1986. Primarily a central defender, he is widely regarded as one of the best players in the world in that position, although he is also able to play in a defensive midfield position when required. 

Kompany joined Anderlecht as a youth team player in 2000 and began his professional career with the side in 2003. Over the course of the next three seasons, he made over 100 appearances in all competitions and helped the club to win league titles in 2003–04 and 2005–06. Ahead of the 2006-07 campaign, he moved to Hamburg SV but only managed six league appearances in his first season. However, in 2007-08, he was able to make 38 appearances in total.

In the summer of 2008, Kompany moved to Manchester City for a fee of around £6 million and quickly established himself in the team, helping them to win the FA Cup in 2010-11. Prior to the start of the 2011-12 season, he was named as club captain and went on to lead the side to their first league win for more than 40 years. His performances for the team were rewarded by being named as the Manchester City Official Supporter's Player of the Year and Manchester City Player's Player of the Year for the 2010-11 season, as well as the Premier League Player of the Season for 2011–12. At the end of both of those campaigns, he was also included in the PFA Premier League Team of the Year.

At international level, Kompany has been a key component in the recent success of Belgium's national team. He made his debut in 2004 at the age of 17 and in 2011, he replaced Thomas Vermaelen as the team captain. Kompany subsequently helped his country to top their group in order to qualify for the 2014 FIFA World Cup and rise to 5th place in the FIFA Rankings.

Headlines

Kompany: City do not fear Anfield

Kompany: City do not fear Anfield

by Football News

Manchester City skipper Vincent Kompany has declared his team do not fear Anfield ahead of their crucial clash with Liverpool on Sunday... Read more

Kompany: Title not won yet

Kompany: Title not won yet

by Football News

Vincent Kompany has warned Manchester City that they cannot afford to let their concentration slip in the race for the Premier League title... Read more

Career

Season Team Comp
2013/2014
Premier League
1915 23 23 0 2 0 3 6 0 1
2012/2013
Premier League
2239 26 26 0 2 1 1 3 0 1
2011/2012
Premier League
2774 31 31 0 0 0 3 5 0 1
2010/2011
Premier League
3330 37 37 0 0 0 0 6 0 0
2009/2010
Premier League
1913 25 21 4 2 7 2 2 0 0
2008/2009
Premier League
2995 34 34 0 4 0 1 8 0 0
2008/2009
Bundesliga
38 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
2007/2008
Bundesliga
1528 22 18 4 4 6 1 2 1 2
2006/2007
Bundesliga
540 6 6 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
2005/2006
Pro League
0 12 12 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
2004/2005
Pro League
0 32 32 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
2003/2004
Pro League
0 29 29 0 0 0 2 0 0 0
Total 17272 278 269 9 14 15 16 33 1 5

Transfers & Loans

2008
16 Aug
€ 8,500,000
2006
1 Aug
€ 8,000,000

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