Thursday, January 26, 2012

Vincent Kompany plays as defensive midfielder of Belgium

Mpoy Jean Vincent Kompany is a Belgian footballer who was born on April 10, 1986 in Uccle, Belgium, and he played football for one of the English club Manchester City as a central defender and defensive midfielder. Kompany's football career started in Anderlect and won several awards including the Belgian Golden Shoe and the Belgian Ebony Shoe. On June 9, 2006, Kompany joined Hamburg with a value of € 10 million. During joining Hamburg, he can only help to Hamburg are in sixth place in the Bundesliga and he was selected in the squad of 30 people while for the 2007 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship. On August 22, 2008, the Premier League club Manchester City to sign Kompany from Hamburg for four years at a cost that is not disclosed but estimated about 6 million pounds. Kompany scored his first goal on 28 September 2008 and full play for 90 minutes for the first time on December 28, 2008 as against Blackburn. In the 2010-2011 season, Kompany started the derby and play full time for 90 minutes against Manchester United on 10 November 2010 and he became club captain when the victory of Manchester City against Manchester United in the 2010-11 season the FA Cup Semi Final at Wembley Stadium. Kompany completed the 2010-2011 season by winning the Manchester City Official Supporter's Player of the Year and the Manchester City Player's Player of the Year for good performance throughout the season in all competitions. Kompany made his international debut with the Belgian national team at the age of 17 years in February 2004 against the French and became one of Belgium's youngest player. Furthermore, Kompany was called to the 2008 Olympics. When the Beijing Olympics, he was expelled from the game due to hit the red card. Kompany decided to concentrate on the club and he became a substitute for Hamburg in the opening match against Munich. Kompany is actually selected in the Belgian national team squad for the friendly match against Qatar, but when he requested permission to attend the funeral of his grandmother did not return to the team until at last his name crossed out. On February 24, 2010, Kompany was called in Belgian national team in a friendly against Croatia. He scored on May 19, 2010 when Belgium in a friendly against Bulgaria. Kompany then captained the national team when Belgium in a friendly against Romania on 10 November 2011. [read more]