Man City players warned Kompany ready to 'take stick to you'!

One of Vincent Kompany's best friends has warned Manchester City players not to slack off in his presence.

One of Vincent Kompany's best friends has warned Manchester City players not to slack off in his presence.

Rodyse Munienge, a Belgian amateur footballer who has played in this country for Clapton FC, speaks about Kompany — his friend since childhood.

He said: "About four years ago, Vincent and I went for a run in the woods. I couldn't run, and he started chasing me with a stick.

"He tried to hit me so I would go faster, but I just couldn't move forward. And he kept on hitting me with the stick."

Kompany explained: "It may seem cruel, but I can tell you that after 10 times he ran very, very well.

"And now he can run for two or three hours easily — and you have to thank the stick for that."

Kompany, City's £6million buy from Hamburg in 2008, makes his admission in a Nike ad called 'Leadership Goes Beyond The Pitch', to be shown on Belgian TV.

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