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Profile of the Ivorean footballer Yaya Toure, who currently plays as a midfielder at Man City. The 30-year old player Toure joined Manchester City from Barcelona and wears the number 42 shirt.

Yaya Toure
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        (Squad number 42)

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Yaya Toure Career
2001–2003Beveren70(3)
2003–2005Metalurh Donetsk33(3)
2005–2006Olympiacos26(3)
2006–2007Monaco27(5)
2007–2010Barcelona74(4)
2010–Manchester City127(35)

2004–Ivory Coast82(16)

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Yaya Toure : Man City News
“Yaya Toure, left, is one of the best players in the world (Picture: Getty Images) It was disappointing to hear Manchester City’s Yaya Toure claim race played a part in his failure to land one of the major individual awards.”
 Metro  Yesterday
“The blue half of Manchester have two games in hand Baggies will receive a huge boost should midfielder Yaya Toure miss the match, as he continues to struggle with injury.”
 Sports Mole  Today
“"If you go to any part of Africa now, people will say 'yes, we know [Lionel Messi], but when you come to Europe and say 'Yaya Toure' people will say, 'who is that?' Some will say they know my name but not know my face. But they will know Messi's face.”
 The Daily Express  2 days ago
“Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure, one of six nominees for the Professional Footballers' Association (PFA) Player of the Year award, says he would have more global recognition if he was not from Africa.”
 London Evening Standard  2 days ago
“Manchester City’s Yaya Toure believes that because he is from Africa he doesn’t get the level of recognition he deserves from the media.”
 Football Fan Cast  2 days ago
“Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure feels he does not get the respect he deserves because he is from Africa.”
 Manchester Evening News  2 days ago
“Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has claimed that he is not widely considered as one of the world’s best players because he is African, BBC Sport has reported.”
 A different League  2 days ago
“It is widely acknowledged by many that Manchester City star Yaya Toure is one of best players in world football. Not many can point out weaknesses in the Ivorian international’s game and he is truly a complete midfielder in every sense of the word.”
 winnersports.co.uk  2 days ago
Yaya Toure Career Honours
  • Club: Cote d'Ivoire Premier Division: 2001
  • Club: Super League Greece: 2005–06
  • Club: Greek Cup: 2005–06
  • Club: La Liga (2): 2008–09, 2009–10
  • Club: Copa del Rey: 2008–09
  • Club: Supercopa de Espana: 2009
  • Club: UEFA Champions League: 2008–09
  • Club: UEFA Super Cup: 2009
  • Club: FIFA Club World Cup: 2009
  • Club: Premier League: 2011–12
  • Club: FA Cup: 2010–11
  • Club: Football League Cup: 2013–14
  • Club: FA Community Shield: 2012
  • African Footballer of the Year: 2011, 2012, 2013
  • PFA Premier League Team of the Year: 2011–12
  • FA Community Shield Man of The Match: 2012
  • BBC African Footballer of the Year: 2013

    Source: wikipedia.org

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    Goalkeepers
    Ian Lawlor Angus Gunn
    Joe Hart Costel Pantilimon
    Richard Wright
    Defenders
    Dedryck Boyata Ellis Plummer
    Gael Clichy Pablo Zabaleta
    Micah Richards Vincent Kompany
    George Swan Adam Drury
    Gregory Leigh Martin Demichelis
    Mathias Bossaerts Aleksandar Kolarov
    Matija Nastasic Jason Denayer
    Joleon Lescott Shay Facey
    Midfielders
    Javi Garcia Marcos Lopes
    Fernandinho George Glendon
    Samir Nasri Olivier Ntcham
    Kean Bryan David Silva
    Yaya Toure Sinan Bytyqi
    Jack Rodwell Seko Fofana
    Jesus Navas James Milner
    Forwards
    Sergio Aguero Jordi Hiwula
    Jose Pozo Edin Dzeko
    Alvaro Negredo Stevan Jovetic
    Devante Cole Alex Nimely