Yaya Touré is an Ivorian professional football coach and a former player who played as a midfielder. He began his youth soccer career at Ivorian club ASEC Mimosas, and played for Beveren, Metalurh Donetsk, Olympiacos, Monaco, and Barcelona before joining Manchester City in 2010. One of the greatest African players of all time, Touré became a member of the Ivory Coast national team in 2004 and was voted African Footballer of the Year for 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.
Yaya Touré Personal Details:
Date Of Birth: 13 May 1983
Birth Place: Bouaké, Ivory Coast
Birth Name: Gnégnéri Yaya Touré
Nickname: The Tall Introvert, Grandpa
Zodiac Sign: Taurus
Occupation: Professional Football Coach, Former Footballer
Hair Color: Black
Eye Color: Dark Brown
Sexual Orientation: Straight
Yaya Touré Body Statistics:
Weight in Pounds: 196 lbs
Weight in Kilogram: 89 kg
Height in Feet: 6′ 2½”
Height in Meters: 1.89 m
Body Build/Type: Athletic
Shoe Size: 12 (US)
Yaya Touré Family Details:
Father: Mory Toure
Spouse/Wife: Gineba Touré (m. 2004)
Children: Dimitri Touré (Son)
Siblings: Kolo Toure (Older Brother) (Professional Footballer), Ibrahim Toure (Younger Brother) (Professional Footballer) (Died after battling with cancer at the age of 28), Aicha Toure (Sister)
Yaya Touré Education:
ASEC Mimosas Youth Academy, Abidjan, Ivory Coast
Yaya Touré Facts:
*He was born on May 13, 1983 in Bouaké, Ivory Coast.
*He began his playing career with ASEC Mimosas in 1996 at age thirteen.
*He joined Manchester City in 2010 after spending three seasons with FC Barcelona.
*He helped City earn their first league title in 44 years.
*His older brother Kolo Toure was his teammate on Manchester City.
*Follow him on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.