Happy birthday to Ivorian professional footballer Yaya Touré! Join us wishing the captain of Ivory Coast national team an amazing birthday and God’s richest blessings.

Yaya Touré was thirteen when he started playing for ASEC (Association Sportive des Employés de Commerce)  Mimosas in 1996….

He’s now the a former captain of Ivory Coast national Les Éléphants and also played as a central midfielder for Premier League club Manchester City.  Yaya Toure has won the African Footballer of the Year award three times!

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Yaya is a Brilliant player! 

 

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Following his announcement regarding his retirement from football,  Yaya Toure took to his social media to let his fans know that he loves…

 ”Football and I’m still in contention to play for a few more years.

Yes, I’m starting to prepare myself for coaching licenses but full time coaching is not what I’m thinking now…I am now ready and focused to take new challenges in playing football!

And don’t worry once the time has come, I will announce my retirement personally and officially by myself!!’ Yaya Toure

 

Source/Photo credit:  Yaya Toure