As an attacking midfielder, De Bruyne plays for Manchester City and the Belgium national team. He is often described as one of the best modern day playmakers due to his wide range of passing and long-range shooting skills. In 2014, he moved from Chelsea to Wolfsburg and one year later, he was named Footballer of the Year in Germany. Later in 2015, De Bruyne joined Manchester City for a club record transfer fee of 55 million pounds.
He made his full international debut in 2010, and earned over 30 caps for Belgium. He was also part of the Belgian squad that reached the quarter-finals of the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
He began his career with hometown club KVV Drongen in 2003 before signing for Gent, Genk, Chelsea, Werder Bremen (on loan), Wolfsburg and Manchester City respectively.
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