The Great Captain of Manchester City — Vincent Kompany
Vincent Kompany is a Belgian professional footballer of football club Manchester City and Belgium national football team as a captain, who was born in Uccle, Brussels, Belgium in April 1986. For his dynamic energy, fine skills, dexterity, intelligence and high-speed running, he is regarded as one of the best football players of the football club. Under the leading of Vincent Kompany, the excellent footballer was awarded the accolades of the captaincy of Manchester City.
Kompany is an excellent defender in football across the whole world, a physically strong center-back. Besides, he also excels at the following aspects, such as excellent aerial ability, and mobility, as well as good technique and distribution. At the same time, he also performs well in intercepting goals and anticipating rivals.
Kompany started his football playing career when he was 17 years old, grabbing two significant awards like Belgian Golden Shoe and the Belgian Ebony Shoe. Even though there are several leading football teams intend to sign him, but he decided to build up his ability at Anderlecht for several years. He argues that he will stay with the football club and denies the intention to other teams.
Several years later, he signed a professional contract with Hamburger SV for €10 million, becoming an substitute of Belgian Daniel Van Buyten on 9 June 2006. In his first season played with Hamburg, he only played six games for the football club prior to his achilles injury, which caused to the ruling out of the football team in the rest of the season. In spite of the ruling out in the rest of the season, he was chosen as a member of provisional squad for the 2007 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship.
The Premier League club Manchester City declared that they have signed a professional four-year contract with the footballer for an undisclosed transfer fee, which may up to £6 million. He was give the No. 33 football shirt in the 2008-09 season by manager Mark Hughes. After two days, he accomplished his first appearance with the Manchester City against West Ham United. In September, he netted the first goal in Manchester City’s 2-1 away defeat by Wigan Athletic. Taking the role of a holding midfielder, he started to play matches with Blackburn Rovers at Ewood Park, accomplishing the full 90-minute draw.
The dynamic footballer signed a professional five-year contract with Manchester City, in which he will played football matches until 2014. In a 2-0 home win over Portsmouth, he won the second league goal; in a 6-1 away win over Burnley at Turf Moor, he netted the third league goal once again. For the absence of Nedum Onuoha, he was given the opportunity to the Number 4 jersey.
In a match with France national football team against Belgium, Kompany accomplished the first appearance when he was 17 years old. He was the youngest footballer among the match. In 2008, he earned his first cap for the sake of his talent and mobility.