Vincent Kompany



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 q...

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