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Facts About Vincent Kompany
|Celebrated Name||Vincent Kompany|
|Age||37 Years Old|
|Nick Name||Vincent Kompany|
|Birth Name||Vincent Kompany|
|Place Of Birth||Uccle|
|Net Worth||$50 Million|
|Salary||$0.3 Million +|
|Team Coached||Burnley F.C. (Association football manager, since 2022)|
|Career End||August 17, 2020|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
Vincent Jean Mpoy Kompany is a Belgian professional football manager and former player who played as a centre-back and is the current manager of Premier League club Burnley. He most notably played for Manchester City for eleven seasons, where he was captain for eight of them and became widely regarded as one of the league's greatest centre-backs. He also represented the Belgium national team for 15 years, seven as captain.
Vincent Kompany full name is Vincent Jean Mpoy Kompany who was born on 10 April 1986 at Uccle, Brussels, Belgium. His father name is Pierre who is a Congolese immigrant to Belgium and serves as his agent and his mother name is Jocelyne who is Belgium. His brother name is Francois Kompany who plays for Roeselare.
At the age of seventeen Kompany started his career at Anderlecht. He won several awards including Belgium Golden Shoe and the Belgium Ebony shoe. He spends many years playing for this club.
Kompany later joined Hamburg on 9 June 2006. In his debut of Hamburg, he managed only six Bundesliga start for the club before he suffered from the injury in November. But rest of the season he ruled Hamburg. Even he was selected in 30-man provisional squad for 2007 UEFA European Under-21 Football championship.
Kompany signed Premier League club Manchester United on 22 August 2008 on a four-year contract that was from season 2008 to 2011. Two days later he made his club debut. He scored first goal for club in 28 September. Again on 19 October 2009 he signed a new five-year contract. On 14 august 2010 he started the opening Premier league and received a yellow card from referee but in this match he played for full 90 minutes. He started and finished the 2011 FA Cup Final and got victory over Stoke City. At the end of 2010-2011 season the city was qualified for the UEFA Championship League for the first time and the manger claimed that with this incredible attitude he can be the best defender in Europe. At the end o9f the season he won the clubs Supporter Player of the Year and Players Player of the year award and Premier League Player of the Season for his outstanding performance.
In 2011-2014 season Kompany was firmly installed as club’s captain for 2011-2012 season. Kompany also captained the Manchester City team on 2 March 2014 that won the League Cup Final.
During 2014-2015 Kompany made 33- appearances in all competition. He suffered muscular injury on April 2015 which ended his campaign early.
He fixed two Premier League by scoring. In February 2016, he was fit to take part in the League Cup Final in which they defeated Liverpool. He was named man of the match.
Kompany played eight league matches for Manchester city during 2017-2018. He again returned to team on 3 February 2018. The club won 2018 EFL Cup Final and was named as the man of the match.
In February 2004 Kompany made his first international debut against France as one of the youngest player ever at the age of seventeen. The Royal Belgium Football Association called him to 2008 Olympics. But Hamburgdid not decide to send him as Olympics was not as FIFA. But after the disputes Hamburg decided to release him until two matches for Belgium. Hamburg maintained their instance that he had to return and Belgium FA decided to return him. The relationship with Hamburg was not well so he again transferred to Manchester City. On Monday before the friendly match he was allowed to go in his grandmother’s funeral but he was said to return before 6 pm in the hotel. As it happened he did not return, so the manger removed him from the squad. Although he was called on 24 February 2010 to Belgium squad. His post was again resigned on 15 April 2010. On 13 May 2014 he was named in Belgium squad for 2014 FIFA World Cup. He captained the Red Devils in first world cup match. Injuries sustained and he missed the UEFA Euro 2016. He was also called up in this World Cup 2018 but unfortunately in the Semi final match against France with the score of 1-0, they lose their chance to go to next final level.
Kompany height is 1.93 meter and weight is 85 kg. Kompany married his Mancunian girlfriend Carla Higgs. This couple has a daughter named Sienna who was born on 10 June 2010 and a son who was born in October 2013. His net worth is $45 Million and salary is $16 Million.