The inspirational City captain will never forget the day the club ended a 44-year wait for a league title with two injury-time goals in a dramatic defeat of Queens Park Rangers.
That pulsating 3-2 success also capped a most extraordinary Barclays Premier League season in which City had established an early dominance but been caught and passed by Manchester United, only for its rivals to then falter.
City supporters only too used to living in the shadow of their illustrious neighbours have spent the summer revelling in the glory but Kompany is ready to move on.
The defender told City TV: "The last game was a game that will remain a very strong part of our history.
"I think there will be people speaking about this game for 50, 100 years to come.
"But in the same way I have enjoyed it, I am looking forward already.
"One of the main things for me is to not keep looking back at this game for too long. I just want to move on.
"It has been a big story all over the world. I have travelled a lot and met a lot of people from different countries and all of them have got their reminder of that particular moment.
"All of them have somehow experienced it in a special way. But looking forward for me, this is over now. It is about what lies ahead."
The task ahead for City, which ended a 35-year trophy drought by winning the FA Cup in 2011, is to become a more convincing champion and then establish itself among
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