Vincent Kompany’s dad has been elected the first black mayor in Belgian history.
Pierre Kompany, 71, will stand in Ganshoren, one of the 19 municipalities in the Brussels-Capital region of Belgium, for the ProGanshoren party.
Pierre will become the new mayor as part of an agreement with sees ProGanshoren seal an initial coalition agreement with two other parties to reach a majority in the council.
But he will pass the title on halfway through his term to party colleague Jean-Paul Van Laethem.
He said: “I’m happy that together with these two strong partners [coalition partners Liste du Bourgmestre and Defi] I will be in a position to restore order to the political climate which the inhabitants of the municipality of Ganshoren have known.”