Throughout a career spanning more than 15 years, former Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has experienced racism more than once.
The son of a black father and a white mother, Kompany grew up in a district of Brussels populated with a large majority of immigrants, In his youth he used to react with anger to the monkey chants and racist abuse that are regularly aimed at black players in soccer stadiums.
Now at the twilight of his career, Kompany is taking a different approach, convinced that...
The New York Red Bulls have sold Panama international right-back Michael Amir Murillo to Belgian side RSC Anderlecht, the club announced on Friday. The details of the deal have not been disclosed.
"We thank Amir for his contributions to our club over the last three years," said Red Bulls sporting director Denis Hamlett. "Amir has continued to grow as a player and person since he joined us as a 20-year-old, and we wish him the best of luck in Europe."
Belgian giants Anderlecht were fined the maximum €5,000 ($5,516.00) on Tuesday for allowing Vincent Kompany to coach their team without the required diploma, the Belgian football association said.
"The club violated the regulations for a long time and despite that it being against the rules did not hesitate to publicly unveil a coach without a diploma," the association's licensing committee said in a statement.
Belgium requires the head coach at all its top-flight clubs to hold a UEFA...