Kevin De Bruyne is a professional soccer plater and key member of Manchester City and the Belgian National Team as a central midfielder. De Bruyne played a crucial role for Belgium at the 2018 World Cup as he helped lead the team to a third-place finish. De Bruyne has twice been named Manchester City’s Player of the Year (2016, 2018). During his time with City, De Bruyne has won two Premier League titles and two League Cups Following the 2017-2018 season, De Bruyne was nominated for the prestigious Ballon’d’Or, his second time receiving a nomination (2016). De Bruyne was a key member of Manchester City’s historic 100-point season, appearing in 52 games and tallying 12 goals in all competitions and 16 Premier League assists. That same year, De Bruyne was named the Premier League Playmaker of the Season and Manchester City’s Player of the Year.
In 2016, De Bruyne returned to the Premier League, joining Manchester City and signing a six-year contract. De Bruyne joined VfL Wolfsburg in 2014. The 2014 – 2015 season served as a breakout year for De Bruyne, and he was subsequently named German Footballer of the Year. In January of 2012, De Bruyne joined the Premier League ranks as he signed with Chelsea. De Bruyne made his international debut in 2010 and has since earned over 65 caps and scored 15 goals for Belgium. He was a member of the Belgian squads that reached the quarter-finals both at the 2014 FIFA World Cup and at UEFA Euro 2016. De Bruyne’s football career began with KVV Drongen in 2003. He later joining Genk’s youth development ranks in 2005, making his first-team debut in 2009.
Off the pitch, De Bruyne is an avid gamer who interacts with his fans often on Twitch.