Kevin De Bruyne is a professional footballer who plays for Belgium national football team and English club Manchester City. He signed for Man City from German football club Wolfsburg where he got attractions of world’s top football clubs. He is an attacking midfielder and wears jersey number 17 at Man City football club. In the year of 2010, Kevin De Bruyne played first ever international match for his national side and so far, he has played more than 35 games as a Belgian footballer. Genk was his first professional club for which he played from 2008 to 2012 and scored 16 goals in 97 official games.
Kevin De Bruyne Bio Profile
|Full name||Kevin De Bruyne|
|Birth date||28 June 1991|
|Birth place||Drongen, Belgium|
|Playing position||Attacking midfielder|
|Current club||Manchester City|
Birth and family: Kevin De Bruyne was born on 28th June 1991 in Drongen, Belgium. It is a sub municipality of the city of Ghent located in Flanders. His mother name is Anna De Bruyne who is English.
He began his footballing career in 2003 at KVV Drongen. After two years , he moved to Gent. He played for Genk from 2005 to 2008 where he made 97 appearances and scored 16 goals total.
Transfer To Chelsea From Genk: On last day of winter transfer [31 Jan 2012], Genk and Chelsea football club announced that Kevin De Bruyne has signed for the Premier League club. He joined Chelsea at transfer fee of 7 million pound for five and a half years. He played first official game for his new club on 18th July 2012.
He played one year [from 2012 to 2013] at German football club Werder Bremen on loan. De Bruyne scored 10 goals in 33 appearances for this club and returned to Chelsea on 1st July 2013.
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Transfer To Wolfsburg: The Belgian international then signed for Wolfsburg. On 18 Jan 2014, it was announced that Kevin De Bruyne has signed for Wolfsburg. He scored his first goal for new German club on second of October 2014 during the season 2014–15. He played best football of his career at Wolfsburg. In his first season at Wolfsburg, the club won DFB Pokal and DFL Supercup trophy.
Transfer To Manchester City: De Bruyne returned to Premier League club. On 30 Aug 2015, Man City announced that signing of Kevin De Bruyne with a record club transfer fee of 55 million pounds. This means, the transfer De Bruyne is the most expensive in the history of Manchester City.
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Salary Of Kevin De Bruyne At Manchester City
The Belgian international was earning 5 million euro at Wolfsburg, but the he is now earning more than triple at his new club. Kevin De Bruyne’s per week salary at Manchester City FC is 16.2 million euro along with bonuses of 3 million euro.
De Bruyne Salary @ Man City: €16.2 m per year [approx.]
Stats [Games and Goals At All Clubs]
|Werder Bremen [on loan]||2012–13||33||10|
Awards Won by Kevin De Bruyne
|Belgian Pro League||2010-11|
|DFL Super cup||2015|
|Bundesliga Young player of the year||2012–13|
|UEFA Europa League squad of the season||2014–15|
|Bundesliga player of the year||2014–15|
|Footballer of the year in Germany||2015|