Kompany confirms Euro 2016 absence

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Manchester City skipper Vincent Kompany has confirmed he will miss Euro 2016 with the groin injury he sustained against Real Madrid in the Champions League.

The 30-year-old lasted just 10 minutes before being substituted, and is now facing another lengthy spell on the sidelines in what has been an injury-hit campaign for the centre-back.

In a statement posted on his facebook page, Kompany revealed he would be Belgium's "most fervent supporter" in their quest for glory in France.

"I trust my friends and team-mates to do well and do us proud at the next European Championships in France," the statement read.

"I am now officially their most fervent supporter and I will be there to support them."

On his latest injury setback, Kompany added: "I could fear for my career, as others may do. I could give up. That is not me. I decide on my future."

Kompany has made just 22 appearances in all competitions for the Citizens this season, bagging two goals in the process.