Not only is he leading his country into the quarter-finals of the World Cup but his wife is heavily pregnant back home.
Luckily for the Swedish captain he insists that his wife is very strong and ‘she wants me to be here and play football’.
See for yourself in our video below.
This incredible group of players, including Eden Hazard, Kevin de Bruyne and Romelu Lukaku – just to name a few, have been talked about as the best in the nation’s history but they are yet to produce the truly great result that would see them live up to the tag of the ‘golden generation.’
Vincent Kompany was put on the spot about the tag leading up to Belgium’s quarter-final with favourites Brazil in Kazan on Friday (22:00 UAE time) – it’s interesting to hear his response.
The 2018 FIFA World Cup has pitted many club team mates up against each other.
But none more so than when Chelsea team mates – Willian and Eden Hazard – face off against each other when Brazil take on Belgium in the second quarter-final in Kazan on Friday night (22:00 UAE time).
The Brazilian star was put on the spot about what its like to play against his club mate. Hear his answer below.