Vincent Kompany gets sculpture and a road named after him by City

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    Damien Self-Aware RedCafe Database (and Admin) Staff

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    SteveJ all-round nice guy, aka Uncle Joe Kardashian Scout

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    I hope Vincent's sculpture is better than most of the recent ones.
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    DWelbz19 Correctly predicted Portugal to win Euro 2016

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    Bastian Full Member

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    "The road that symbolically connects the CFA's youth and community pitches with our First Team Centre has been renamed ‘Vincent Kompany Crescent’."

    Because Kompany is a symbol of their outstanding youth setup? Think that road should be called Sancho cul-de-sac or something similar.
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    2 man midfield Incestuous Modern Woman (Dumper!)

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    He was a top player but let him get out the door ffs.

    It really might as well say Est. 2008 on their badge.
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    SteveJ all-round nice guy, aka Uncle Joe Kardashian Scout

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    Looks like they've opened a pub in his honour.
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    VeevaVee despite the protests, wears Ugg boots Scout

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    They’re desperate to have modern legends like other clubs
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    dbs235 Full Member

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    He is literally the definition of a modern legend in football terms.
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    VeevaVee despite the protests, wears Ugg boots Scout

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    I meant more that they’re desperate to act like other big clubs with statues, roads named after them and the like. He doesn’t quite hit the mark for that in my opinion.
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    Antisocial Has a Sony home cinema

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    Well, it’s better than the Joe Hart training pitch or whatever it was...
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    dannyrhinos89 OMG socks and sandals lol!

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    :lol::lol:

    I suppose it’s an upgrade from the only other previous legend they had in Richard Dunne.

    Next up naming a stand after Mendy.
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    SalfordRed18 Full Member

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    You're both right. Kompany is a legend, but city want recognisable icons of the game who are city legends.

    They want the Giggs, scholes, Henry's, Bergkamps, Gerrard's etc.

    Those clubs actually mean something though, City don't.
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    Davicho New Member

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    Carrick, Scholes, Giggs, Butt, Van Persie, Gary and Phill Neville are playing today in his testimonial. Will be very interesting. Also he is injured and is not playing in his own testimonial :lol:
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    fergiesarmy1 Full Member

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    Does seem over the top, if we did this for players with his amount of games for united and trophies we’d have to build a few roads.
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    Bubz27 No I won’t change your tag line

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    They're trying to build history quickly. They've just done more for Kompany barely a year after he left than we've done for Cantina 20 odd years after he retired.
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    Wild :lol:
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    Tom Van Persie No relation

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    They're so desperate. :lol:
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    Classical Mechanic Full Member

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    Five Minute Foden Road.
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    Deery New Member

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    He was a good player but that’s completely over the top isn’t it..
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    mav_9me Full Member

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    Hahaha
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    El Zoido Full Member

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    The club is an absolute embarrassment.
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    fergiesarmy1 Full Member

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    This guy must be taking the piss on blue moon

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    Won’t be talked about in the press tomorrow, of course
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    Random Task Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018

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    Imagine having a road named after you.

    That's just weird.
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    Cee90 Redcafe Fantasy Football Champion 2012/13

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    When Aguero retires, do you think they will name their stadium after him?
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    Deery New Member

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    Sir Matt Busby Way
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    ExecutionerWasp001 Full Member

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    The soft arse could surely have took the field for a small cameo. Andy Cole played in the recent legends game & he's recovering from a kidney transplant.

    Have they ever had similar tributes for other club legends like Goater, Shaun Wright Phillips, Keith Curle.
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    dwd Saturday Night Spies

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    Is that a pisstake about his head?
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    Random Task Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018

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    Yeah but you're talking about SAF, they could have named a country after him and no one would bat an eyelid.

    Vincent Kompany barely deserves to have a dog named after him.
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    Random Task Correctly predicted France to win World Cup 2018

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    I hope so :lol:
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    stu_1992 Full Member

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    Jesus great player and all, but this seems a bit drastic. He deserves a huge place in city history of course, but like was he really good enough to justify all this? A statue? Already? Alright...

    Also agrees with an earlier point that if they were to name the road between the youth training pitches and senior pitches after someone, they'd be better off doing it for someone who came through at the club.
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    patty123 New Member

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    I thought given you're prediction for the last WC winners, you would know Paris named one after Provisional IRA member Bobby Sands
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    I wonder who was the last City player to have a statue/ road named after him.

    I can imagine David Silva and Aguero will get the same.

    Nothing prior to '08. :lol:
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    Offside Euro 2016 sweepstake winner

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    Vidic better player.
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    Going off there previous innovations with Tunnel Cam & the mash up kit i thought they'd wait until all 3 & Pep had left & then build a Mount Rushmore type monstrosity.


    No comparison to a prime Rio for me. Kompany get's a lot of credit for his lunging tackles. You very rarely saw Rio do this as he read the game so well.
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    Rio read the game well but can we stop this nonsense about tackling being a sign of not being able to read the game? It's absolute nonsense.
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    RedDevilCanuck Quite dreamy - blue eyes, blond hair, tanned skin

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    Aguero Stadium then.

    Silva City Centre.
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    RedDevilCanuck Quite dreamy - blue eyes, blond hair, tanned skin

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    Casanova85 Full Member

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    He deserves it.

    City was already big years before Pep.
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    RochaRoja Full Member

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    Kompany as City captain: four league titles, four League Cups and one FA Cup (including domestic treble). Was at the club for 11 seasons and captained it for 8 of them.

    That would make him a legend at any club in England.