Vincent Kompany – personal life and biography
The football player and captain of the English “Manchester City” and the Belgium national team Vincent Kompany is on the best defenders list of the planet to date. This article is about this Belgian football general.
Interestingly, there are some disagreements in the russian-speaking society about this footballer’s name. Wikipedia suggests Vincen Kompany while some say Vincent Kompany. However, this does not prevent him from being popular and respected in the football world. By the way, Vincent Kompany’s twitter has more than 1.3 million subscribers, which is quite a lot for defender. Man City’s centre back career began at Anderlecht, where he won two league titles, as well as being Belgian Young Professional Footballer of the Year twice and Professional Footballer of the Year. After a successful performance in Belgium, Vincent Kompany had been acquired by German Hamburger SV in 2006.
After two seasons that were not entirely successful due to injury and conflicts with management, Kompany moved to the English Premier League in 2008, namely to Manchester City. Here he became a true team leader and real professional. During the years in Manchester, Vincent has won all possible England trophies. Fans especially remember the moment when Vincent Kompany broke the prize of English League Cup winner.
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As for the Belgium national team, first of all want to note it has one of the best time in its history. There are such young talented players now: Eden Azar, Romelu Lukaku, Axel Witsel, Thibaut Courtois and others. Along with such experienced players as Vincent Kompany and Daniel Van Buyten, Belgium national team is considered by some to be the hidden favorite (and by most dubbed the “dark horse”) for the upcoming World Cup.
Vincent Kompany is one of the youngest debutants of the Belgium national team, having played his first match at the age of 17. Now he has more than 50 games in the national team jersey. Vincent Kompany’s photo in the national team. Vincent Kompany’s personal life may well be considered exemplary. The Belgian footballer has been married to Carla Higgs since 2011, a lifelong Manchester City supporter. Vincent Kompany and his wife have two children: daughter Sienna was born on June 10, 2010 and son Kay in October 2013. Here is the photo of Vincent Kompany and his wife Carla Higgs:
Vincent Kompany has not only Belgian roots, as his father (he is also his agent), Pierre Kompany, was an immigrant from the Congo, unlike his mother Joslyn, who is a native Belgian. Vincent has a sister and a brother, who, by the way, plays in Sint-Niklaas, the team from the third Belgium division.
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Besides football, Belgian defender is interested in politics and business administration. It should be noted that Kompany is studying at the Manchester Business School now, which indicates the serious intentions and plans of the player. This is quite normal, because football career is not eternal, but on the contrary, sometimes can end quickly.
The famous defender is a real leader and captain in his club and national team. And in everyday life, he is a role model for many football stars and ordinary people. Vincent Kompany has already been matched with Barcelona several times, but so far he remains loyal to the club, which brought him general recognition and true love of Manchester fans. Now at 32, Belgian centre back is at the peak of his form and won a bronze medal at the World Cup 2018 in Russia. Vincent Kompany played all 90 minutes in the third place match against England – playing personally against Harry Kane – and helped his team to win 2-0. Do you want more interesting publications about football? Subscribe to India Football Blog updates and get the latest posts straight to your email.