De Bruyne began his career with his hometown club KVV Drongen in 1997. Two years later, he joined Gent and moved to Genk in 2005.
In 2012 he signed for Chelsea but couldn't get a regular first-team football and went on loan to Werder Bremen and eventually made a permanent move to Wolfsburg.
On 30 August 2015, Manchester City announced the arrival of De Bruyne on a six-year contract, for a reported club-record fee of £55 million.
Since joining Man City, De Bruyne has helped the club win five Premier League titles, five League Cups two FA Cups and the Champions League!
He was a key player as City won a historic treble of Champions League, Premier League and FA Cup in 2022-23.
In 2019-20, De Bruyne tied the record for most assists in a Premier League season and was subsequently awarded Player of the Season (which he won again in 2021-22).
He has been awarded numerous accolades including Manchester City's Player of the Year three times, PFA Players' Player of the Year twice, UEFA Champions League Midfielder of the Season and many more.
De Bruyne is widely regarded as one of the best players in the world, and he has often been described as a "complete" footballer.
De Bruyne made his full international debut in 2010 and has since represented Belgium at three World Cups and two European Championships.