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JUST IN: Man City ace Kompany's dad make history in Belgium

EPL By: Ikponmwosa Umweni | 15/10/2018

Manchester City skipper Vincent Kompany's father Pierre has made history in Belgium to becomes the first black mayor ever after he topped the poll for the municipality of Ganshoren in Brussels.

The 71-year-old won the race with 28.38 percent of the vote and will now begin his three-year term overseeing the area that is home to 25,000 people.

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The dad of three-time Premier League winning centre-back arrived in Belgium in 1975 as a refugee from the Democratic Republic of Congo and became active in politics in 2006 where he elected to as a councilor, and took a seat in the Brussels regional parliament in 2014.

In a video, Manchester City number four Kompany and his brother Francois are seen congratulating their dad on his electoral victory via Instagram.

Kompany who featured in Belgium 2-1 win over Switzerland in UEFA Nations League win on last Friday in Brussels as Manchester United striker Romelu Lukaku scored twice for Roberto Martinez's side.
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