Profile of former Ivory Coast midfielder Yaya Toure
Born in Bouake on May 13, 1983 in Gnegneri Yaya Toure is a former Ivorian professional footballer who played as a midfielder.
Toure began his playing career with Ivorian club ASEC Mimosas, making his debut at age 18. He later had stinct with Beveren, Metalurh Donetsk, Olympiacos and Monaco.
How many trophies did Toure won at Barcelona
In 2007, Toure joined Barcelona, where he made over 100 appearances for the club and was part of the historic 2009 Barcelona side that won six trophies in that calendar year.
He joined Manchester City in the Premier League from Barcelona in 2010, helping them to clinch their first League title [2012 Premier League] in 44 year. Toure made about 230 appearances for the club, scoring 59 in that process.
He earned over 100 caps for the Ivorian national team between 2004 and 2015 representing the national team in the 2006, 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cup tournaments.
Toure further played in the African Cup of Nations 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2015, helping them finish runner-up on two occasions (2013 & 2015), while captaining them to victory in the 2015 tournament.
How many trophies has Yaya Toure won
Throughout his footballing career, Toure won quite important trophies which includes; Champions League – 1, Premier League – 3, La Liga – 2, FIFA Club World Cup – 1, FA Cup -1, Copa del Rey – 1, Uefa Super Cup – 1, League Cup – 2, Community Shield – 1, Spanish Super Cup – 1, Alpha Ethnicki – 1, Greek Cup – 1.
How many times has Toure Yaya African footballer of the year award
Yaya Toure has won the African Footballer of the year award on four occasions. He won it in the years; 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014.