Kevin de Bruyne is known for assisting his teammates on the soccer field. Now, the Belgium midfielder is expanding his horizon by moving to music. The Manchester midfielder was trending on social media after the release of a new project from Canadian rapper, Drake.
Drake released a surprise project ‘For All The Dogs: Scary Hours Edition’ which succeeded his recently released album ‘For All The Dogs’. The project was trending among soccer fans for one of the songs from the project. The 4th track on the project, ‘Wick Man’ had writing credit from a certain ‘K. De Bruyne’ which started a discussion that the Manchester City midfielder helped Drake with a song.
He’s born to assist. KDB 😂
— UTD⚽CATALYST (@Schweiney3145) November 17, 2023
The story drew some engaging comments from soccer and music fans alike. Comments like “Keep assisting on and off the pitch,” “Such an industrious fellow,” “He’s born to assist. KDB,” “Man love to assist all his life,” and “De Bruyne stays assisting on and off the pitch,” echoed the excitement of the fans.
Such an industrious fellow 😅
— PACK (@PackUtd) November 17, 2023
The collaboration made sense since Kevin de Bruyne is currently recovering from a long-term injury. Some fans pointed out that maybe the Belgium midfielder is venturing into music in his free him. The story kept on lingering as some reports pointed out that maybe there was a mistake in credit and instead of Kevin de Bruyne, it should be NBA player, Kevin Durant.
Kevin de Bruyne tweets about assisting Drake
The story was about to snowball into bigger news, but the Belgium midfielder took to social media to post some clarification. The Belgium midfielder took it to ‘X’ and tweeted: “Drake needed an assist,” fueling the story. However, underneath the same tweet he commented: “All jokes aside, it’s not me! Huge fan though,” to clarify the rumors.
all jokes aside, it’s not me! Huge fan though!
— Kevin De Bruyne (@KevinDeBruyne) November 17, 2023
The story was fun while it lasted and turned out to be a good promotion for Drake‘s new project, but sadly, the dream collaboration was not real. The exact similar name was the reason for the confusion, but the Belgium midfielder took prompt action to nip it in the bud.
Circling back to the on-field action, Manchester City is currently missing its creative hub in Kevin de Bruyne as they fight at the top of the Premier League with Arsenal and Liverpool. The Manchester side is currently top of the table, one point ahead of Liverpool and Arsenal.
In the UEFA Champions League, they are currently leading their group with four wins from four matches. Kevin de Bruyne is expected to return to training in early 2024. Meanwhile, Erling Haaland, Julian Alvarez, and Bernardo Silva are holding the attacking line for Manchester City waiting for the Belgium midfielder to return to action.