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Last game stats
Minutes played 11
Passes completed 1/3
Touches 7
Assists 0
Goals 0
Shots on target 0
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 29 2
Goals 0 0
Assists 0 0
Passes 88% 80%
Yellow cards 9 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

  • Privileged to wave out one of the all time legends. Respect for an amazing PL career and good luck for the new adventure. #FrankLampard (1 day ago, via Twitter for iPhone)

  • On May 29th a "new" president will get elected to run world football on behalf of all of us who love the game. So how do we vote? 👀 #FIFA (4 days ago, via Twitter for iPhone)

  • Set to finish the season in the right way. Couldn't ask for more at the moment. Next season will be ours. #MCFC (8 days ago, via Twitter for iPhone)

  • Big Rom, happy birthday little brother! So much still ahead of you... @RomeluLukaku9 (12 days ago, via Twitter for iPhone)

  • What a game! Two more to go. #MCFC (15 days ago, via Twitter for iPhone)

Instagram: @vincentkompany

  • 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
  • Big signing for #MCFC ! Congrats to the Hartdog!
  • Superb effort from the team. Just when you thought we were gone, we're coming back for more! #FightTillTheEnd 👊
  • @aguerosergiokun16 good tips in here. If, I'm scoring in the next few games, you know where I'm getting it from.
  • Radja, prepare for a big night in Rome my friend :-)
  • Parceq'aucun enfant ne devrait grandir seul. Want geen enkel kind wordt geboren om alleen op te groeien.
  • Game Day!! #Belgium #Wales
  • I know what I'll be watching tonight! #SCOIRL
  • Still room for more on or ..
  • Knap gedaan van de jongens. Uitkijken naar zondag nu! Bien joué les gars. Pareil dimanche! #Belgium
  • When no one believes anymore it's my role to still believe. Thanks for the great support today. #MCFC #UsAgainstTheWorld #KeepTheFaith
  • Man City 1 - Man United 0. Derby winners!!! #MCFC
  • Pretty awesome view
  • Congrats to the marksman @aguerosergiokun16 ! Setting Tuesday's Champions League game up nicely! #MCFC
  • Great to play against my friend @ed_dzeko, a world class striker! Good game and a well-deserved point for us! #BOSBEL
  • #RoadTrip

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