Vincent Kompany Biography

( 1986 - )
June 28, 2018
First published on:January 26, 2018
by Rob

Facts of Vincent Kompany

Date of Birth: 1986, April 10
Age: 32 years old
Birth Nation: Belgium
Height: 6 Feet 4 Inch
Birth Name Vincent Jean Mpoy Kompany
Famous Name Vincent Kompany
Father Pierre Congolese
Mother Joseline Fraselle
Nationality Belgian and Congolese nationality
Ethnicity Multiracial
Birth Place Uccle, Brussels, Belgium
Religion Christian
Currently Working For Manchester City F.C. and Belgium national team
Salary £ 6,480,000
Net Worth $45 million
Weight in KG 85kg
Affair with Carla Higgs Kompany
Girlfriend Carla Higgs Kompany
Currently Married Yes
Married to Carla Higgs Kompany
Children Sienna and Kai

Manchester City F.C captain, Vincent Kompany is a Belgian soccer player, currently plays as a Centre-back for Manchester City F.C.  and Belgium national team.

Kompany has played for clubs like Anderlecht, Hamburger SV, and Anderlecht, etc. He is one of the best defenders in the world and best known for his good technique, distribution, and accurate tackler.

Early Life and Education of Vincent Kompany

Vincent Kompany was born on April 10, 1986, in Uccle, Brussels, Belgium with the birth name of Vincent Jean Mpoy Kompany. He was born to father, Pierre Congolese, an immigrant who moved to Belgium and works as a sports agent and mother, Joseline Fraselle. He grew up along with his sibling, Francois, a Belgian footballer and Christel Kompany.

Besides football, Kompany is interested in politics and gained an MBA degree from the Alliance Manchester Business School in 2018. Kompany holds a Belgian and Congolese nationality and belongs to Multiracial ethnicity, by religion he is Christian.

Club Career

Kompany began his career with the youth team of Anderlecht in 2000. He has played around three years for the club until 2003; as well as for Anderlecht U-17 and U-19 team. During his youth career, he established himself as one of the best defender and many teams showed their interest towards him.

Kompany then began his professional career with the senior team on July 1, 2003, with the senior team of Anderlecht. Further, he left the club in 2006 after making 73 appearances and scoring 6 goals. Along with his team, he has awarded Belgian Pro League (2003-06).

Kompany then transferred to Hamburger SV with the transfer fee £9.45 million. He was a member of the team that won UEFA Intertoto Cup in 2007. On August 22, 2008, Vincent Kompany signed a four year deal with the Manchester City with the transfer fee £7.65 million and handed the 33 number shirt for the 2008-09 season by the manager, Mark Hughes. His first match came against West Ham United on September 24, 2008, and his first goal came against Wigan Athletic.

Kompany then extended his contract for five years on October 19, 2009, which kept him until 2014. He then took a number 4 Jersey for the 2010-2011 season. He received a yellow card from Andre Marriner in the opening match of Premier League against Tottenham Hotspur.

Later, Kompany's first League match came on February 12, 2011, against Manchester United. He then captained the team in the absence of Carlos Tevez against Balckburn Rovers. Later, he was named as a club captain for the 2011-2012 season. On his captaincy, his team won the League Cup Final opposite Sunderland 3-1. So far, for the team, he has scored 16 goals in 240 appearances.

Kompany is the member of the team that honored with Premier League (2011-2014), Football League Cup(2013-2016), FA Community Shield (2012), and FA Cup (2010-2011), etc.

Since his youth career, Kompany has honored with various awards, including Belgian Golden Shoe  (2004), Belgian Young Professional Footballer of the Year (2004-05),  Belgian Professional Footballer of the Year (2005). Likewise he received Belgian Ebony Shoe (2004-2005),  Premier League PFA Team of the Year (2010-2014), Man City Official Supporters Player of the Year (2010-2011). Further, ESM Team of the Year (2011-2012), FIF Pro World XI 3rd team (2013-2014), Alan Hardaker Trophy (2016) and much more.

International Career

Vincent Kompany has represented his national team in Belgium U-16, and U-17. He played 3 games for U-16 and 2 for U-17. At the age of 17, he earned his first international caps in February of 2004 against  France, making him one of the youngest players ever.

Kompany was also called up for 2008 Olympics but he didn't appear.  He captained the international team on November 10, 2001, against Romania. Due to his injuries, he didn’t give his appearance for the UEFA Euro 2016. Till the date, he has earned 72 caps, scoring 4 goals for his national squad.

Vincent Kompany's Personal Life

Kompany is Aries Zodiac, who has rumors of having an affair with Anara Atanes. He is married to his girlfriend, Carla Higgs Kompany; the couple got married on June 11, 2011, at Castle Ashby in Northamptonshire, after dating for a couple of years.

Before their marriage, they welcomed their first child daughter in 2010 named, Sienna. Later, they extended their family with the second child son, Kai, born on October 2013. Her wife is a supporter of the Man City.  The husband and wife often spotted together in charity functions. On his official Instagram, he has shared pictures with Marcelo; one of the world's best defender and Tottenham Hotspur star, Jan Vertonghen and Bale.

Charity Works

FIFA officially announced that Kompany is the ambassador for the Charity,  “SOS Children.” Moreover, he bought the third division club, FC Bleid in March of 2013 with the intention of giving a chance to youth footballers. He also donated a reasonable source of income for the foundation.

Net Worth and Salary of Vincent Kompany

Kompany currently lives in a luxurious house in Manchester, U.K along with his family. He is the brand ambassador for "Warrior Sports & Etihad Airways" through which his net worth is increasing gradually. He receives £120,000 as a weekly salary from his current club.

His yearly salary is estimated to be £6,480,000. AS of 2018, his market value is estimated at $45 million according to sources; his present net worth is around $45 million. He has a luxurious car Porsche Panamera 4s which worth £86,000.

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