SHOWS: MANCHESTER, ENGLAND, UNITED KINGDOM (RECENT MAY 12, 2019) (CITY TV - ACCESS ALL) 1.
VINCENT KOMPANY CELEBRATING WITH THE PREMIER LEAGUE TROPHY AFTER MANCHESTER CITY RETAINED THE TITLE 2.
LASER AND TICKERTAPE CELEBRATIONS AT CITY'S ETIHAD STADIUM 3.
KOMPANY WITH THE TROPHY LONDON, ENGLAND, UK (MAY 18, 2019) (REUTERS PICTURES - ACCESS ALL) (MUTE) 4.
STILL - KOMPANY HOLDING THE FA CUP AFTER CITY BEAT WATFORD 6-0 INTERNET (MAY 19, 2019) (SOCIAL MEDIA - ACCESS ALL) 5.
KOMPANY'S OPEN LETTER TO FANS ON FACEBOOK READING: "Back 2 back League Cup Winners!
Back 2 back Champions of England!
FA Cup Winners!
We've just seen the close of an incredible season.
My 11th as a Blue.
And I cannot believe I'm writing this but ... also my last as a Blue.
Countless of times have I imagined this day, after all, the end has felt nearby for so many years.
It still doesn't feel real.
Man City has given me everything.
I've tried to give back as much as I possibly could." MANCHESTER, ENGLAND, UK (FILE MAY 6, 2019) (ACTION IMAGES VIA REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) (MUTE) 6.
STILL - KOMPANY SCORING CITY'S ONLY GOAL IN THE 1-0 WIN OVER LEICESTER WHICH KEPT THEM AHEAD OF SECOND PLACED LIVERPOOL WITH ONE MATCH TO PLAY IN THE PREMIER LEAGUE 7.
STILL - KOMPANY CELEBRATING THE GOAL MANCHESTER, ENGLAND, UK (FILE - OCTOBER 2018) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 8.
MANCHESTER CITY BADGE ON EXTERIOR OF STADIUM 9.
STADIUM EXTERIORS MANCHESTER, ENGLAND, UK (FILE - MAY 2018) (MANCHESTER CITY VNR - ACCESS ALL) 10.
KOMPANY LIFTING THE PREMIER LEAGUE TROPHY ALONGSIDE TEAM MATES MANCHESTER, ENGLAND, UK (FILE APRIL 2018) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 11.
KOMPANY TRAINING WITH CITY DEDOVSK, RUSSIA (FILE JULY 2018) (REUTERS - ACCESS ALL) 12.
KOMPANY TRAINING WITH BELGIUM'S 2018 WORLD CUP SQUAD STORY: Belgian defender Vincent Kompany said on Sunday (May 19) he would be leaving Manchester City after helping the Premier League club to a become the first team to win the English treble of league championship and both domestic cups.
The City captain announced the news in an open letter to fans on his Facebook page.
The 33-year-old central defender said he would be posting a second part of the letter "shortly" with details of his future plans.
City crushed Watford 6-0 in the FA Cup final on Saturday to complete the unprecedented treble, after which Kompany said they were the best team in the world.
Kompany scored with a thunderous long-range strike to decide their penultimate league match of the season against Leicester City, a key moment in their retaining the Premier League title ahead of Liverpool.