Man City captain reveals he lost sleep after Paris attacks

Kompany he could not sleep for three days after the Paris attacks and also enthused that his homeland, Belgium will return to normal

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Manchester City captain Vincent Kompany has revealed that he lost sleep following the attacks on Terrorists on Friday, November 13.

France officials confirmed that 130 people died in the series of terrorists’ attacks on Paris with three losings their lives at the Stade de France where France were playing Germany in an international friendly.

One Belgian fugitive, Salah Abdeslam, is on the run while another Belgian man, Abdelhamid Abaaoud, who was suspected of orchestrating the attacks by Islamic extremists, was killed in a police raid north of Paris.

Kompany who is from Belgium said he could not sleep for three days after the attacks and also enthused that his homeland will return to normal.

“It's very upsetting. You know, I didn't sleep for three days after probably the attacks, but as well information came through that it was related to my city,” Kompany told CNN.

“Now, for me, it was hurtful. I love my city. I love the people. Like most of the people, I think I was shocked.’

The international friendly between Belgium and Spain was cancelled due to security threats as shops, schools and the underground were shut over the weekend in Brussels.

The 29-year-old however believes the city would soon come back to normal.

“Brussels will always be this city of diversity, of wealth of culture, and I encourage everyone to speak and say how much they love the city, and to just now start the positive talking,” he said.


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