‘One of the most aggressive players I’ve played with’: How Vincent Kompany's actions set the tone at Manchester City

Fernando Forestieri of Watford is tackled by Vincent Kompany of Manchester City during the FA Cup with Budweiser Third Round match between Manchester City and Watford at The Etihad Stadium on January 5, 2013 in Manchester, England. (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)
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Vincent Kompany is a competitive leader, something he epitomised as the captain of Manchester City and is now displaying as the manager of Burnley. 

As a 24-year-old player at Manchester City, and entering his third season at the club, Kompany's personality really came to the fore during a pre-season game against Inter Milan, on the first day of August in 2010. 

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Ryan Dabbs
Staff writer

Ryan is a staff writer for FourFourTwo, joining the team full-time in October 2022. He first joined Future in December 2020, working across FourFourTwo, Golf Monthly, Rugby World and Advnture's websites, before eventually earning himself a position with FourFourTwo permanently. After graduating from Cardiff University with a degree in Journalism and Communications, Ryan earned a NCTJ qualification to further develop as a writer while a Trainee News Writer at Future. 

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