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Vincent Kompany: Gary Neville, Ryan Giggs & Ashley Cole play in testimonial

Vincent Kompany neglected his testimonial attributable to a hamstring harm sustained whereas playing for Anderlecht in August

Gary Neville, Ryan Giggs and Ashley Cole were among the many stars to play in Vincent Kompany’s testimonial as a Manchester Metropolis legends XI drew 2-2 with a Premier League legends facet.

The 33-365 days-traditional, who joined Anderlecht in the summer season, played no half at Etihad Stadium attributable to a hamstring harm.

Martin Petrov put Metropolis forward from an acute perspective nonetheless Robbie Keane equalised.

Robin van Persie fired the Premier League facet forward from lengthy differ nonetheless Benjani’s header gave Metropolis a scheme.

The cash raised from the friendly will breeze in the direction of Tackle4MCR, a charity Kompany advise up with Increased Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham to encourage with homelessness in the city.

Earlier in the day, Metropolis launched they’d commissioned a sculpture of Kompany to be built commence air the Etihad, whereas a road throughout the club’s coaching floor has been renamed Vincent Kompany Crescent.

Metropolis took the lead early on when Martin Petrov (centre) stumbled on the receive
Aged Manchester United defender Gary Neville had a evening to overlook as he pulled his hamstring and used to be forced off
Robin van Persie (centre) famed his 2nd-half of aim with Ryan Giggs (left) and Ashley Cole (right)
Aged world champion boxer and Manchester Metropolis fan Ricky Hatton used to be among the many 51,000 in attendance
Metropolis boss Pep Guardiola took fee of the hosts whereas Belgium manager Roberto Martinez led the Premier League all-stars
Kompany’s aged Metropolis team-mate Mario Balotelli (right) used to be on the match nonetheless did no longer play
Kompany and Manchester Metropolis chairman Khaldoon Al Mubarak unveiled a mosaic on the newly-named Vincent Kompany Crescent at Metropolis’s coaching campus

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September 12, 2019

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