Belgian defender who has played for clubs like Manchester City and the Belgian national team. He won an FA Cup title with Manchester City in 2011.
He played youth soccer with Brussels from 2003 to 2006.
He was named Manchester City's Young Player of the Year for the 2009–10 season.
His father, Bienvenu Mandungu Boyata, also played professional soccer.
He has been teammates with Vincent Kompany in Manchester City.