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Vincent Kompany

Vincent Kompany
Kompany in action during the 2010-11 season for Manchester City
Personal information
Full nameVincent Jean Mpoy Kompany
Date of birth10 April 1986(age 30)
Place of birthUkkel, Belgium
Height1.90 m
Playing positionCentre back / Defensive midfielder
Club information
Current clubManchester City

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Vincent Jean Mpoy Kompany (born 10 April 1986 in Uccle) is a Belgian footballer who plays for Manchester City and the Belgium national team. He is capable of playing at both centre back and defensive midfielder. Kompany is of partial Congolese ancestry. In the 2011/2012 season he was awarded the captaincy of Manchester City F.C

Kompany began his professional career at Anderlecht, spending three years at the Belgian club before moving to German club Hamburger SV in 2006. In the summer of 2008, at the age of twenty-two, he completed a transfer to his current club, Premier League side Manchester City. He has since established himself as an integral part the Manchester City squad and is one of the bargain buys of the revolutionised City era, blossoming into one the Premier League's best centre backs as evidenced in his inclusion in the 2010-11 Premier League Team of the Year.

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