Roberto Martinez explains what makes departing Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany an ‘incredible f - USA DAILY NEWS

Roberto Martinez explains what makes departing Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany an ‘incredible f

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Belgium boss Roberto Martinez has paid tribute to departing Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany.

The 33-year-old will leave City to become player-manager of Belgian club Anderlecht this summer.

Vincent Kompany lifted three domestic trophies in the 2018/19 season

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Vincent Kompany lifted three domestic trophies in the 2018/19 season

The news comes just a day after Kompany lifted the FA Cup, which saw City bag a historic domestic treble after winning the Carabao Cup and Premier League title earlier this season.

Martinez has worked with the defender for almost three years in the Belgium national team – and praised his player’s never-say-die attitude.

Speaking to talkSPORT on Saturday, he said: “Vincent Kompany is that sort of player who never gives up.

“Whatever comes his way, he’ll never accept defeat, his influence and investment in players in his position, he’s an incredible footballer.

Vincent Kompany was a key member of Roberto Martinez’s Belgium World Cup squad last summer

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Vincent Kompany was a key member of Roberto Martinez’s Belgium World Cup squad last summer

“He’s an old-fashioned type of team member, he’s got that leadership and skill to do whatever it takes to achieve success.

“And I think that goal against Leicester shows you that.”

Kompany won four Premier League titles, four EFL Cups and two FA Cups with City in 360 appearances.

Only John Terry (5) has captained a club to more Premier League titles than Kompany (4).

And former City player and manager Stuart Pearce dubbed the ex-Hamburg star the best captain and leader in the top-flight over the past ten years.

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