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Yaya Toure net worth 2021:Gnégnéri Yaya Touré  is an Ivorian professional football coach and former player who played as a midfielder. He is an assistant coach of Russian club Akhmat Grozny. He was born on 13 May 1983. Yaya Toure net worth is estimated as $ 40 million by Forbes.

Yaya Touré Career

Touré began his playing career at Ivorian club ASEC Mimosas, where he made his debut at age 18. His performances attracted attention from Europe.

He had stints with Beveren, Metalurh Donetsk, Olympiacos and Monaco before moving to Barcelona in 2007. He played over 100 matches for the club and was part of the historic 2009 Barcelona side that won six trophies in a calendar year.

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In 2010, Touré moved to Premier League club Manchester City, where he scored a number of key goals, most notably the only goals in the 2011 FA Cup semi-final and final. He also helped City earn their first league title in 44 years.

On 10 May 2019, it was reported Touré had retired from professional football and planned to start a coaching career.

He later refuted the reports, clarifying he was preparing himself for coaching badges but was “still in contention to play for a few more years.”

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On 3 July 2019, Touré joined China League One side Qingdao Huanghai.

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Yaya Touré net worth

Yaya Touré net worth 2021 is estimated at $40 million making him one of the richest footballers on the African continent.

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Toure’s time with Man City has become notable for the number of times he and his agent have expressed his intention to leave the club. During the 2014/15 season the Toure old rejected a new City contract and held talks with Inter Milan.

The four time African Footballer Of The Year is an advertising fixture in his country. His sponsorship deal with Puma calls for part of his endorsement income to be used toward supplying shoes and clothing to underprivileged West Africans.

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In 2015 he became the face of Nissan’s advertising in Africa

Touré was nominated in the Personality of the Year category at the 2014 MTV Africa Music Awards. In July 2014, Touré was again  nominated for Prize in Entertainment at the 2014 The Future Africa Awards.

Yaya Touré net worth 2021 is estimated at $40 million making him one of the richest footballers on the African continent.

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 In December 2015, Touré won the BBC African Footballer of the Year on a public vote for the second time, after leading the Ivory Coast to victory in the 2015 African Cup of Nations.

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International career

Touré has been a regular member of the Ivory Coast national team since his debut in 2004. In 2014, he was named captain of the team after the retirement of Didier Drogba. 

In November 2014, he won his 100th international cap in a 0–0 draw with Cameroon.

In 2006, Touré appeared for les Éléphants in all three of the team’s matches at its first ever World Cup. In the 2010 tournament, he again appeared in all of the Ivory Coast’s matches, scoring the opening goal in a 3–0 win over North Korea.

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Touré made his third World Cup appearance during the 2014 competition, and captained the team in their opening match – a 2–1 defeat of Japan in which he was named man of the match by FIFA.

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Touré has represented the Ivory Coast at six Africa Cup of Nations tournaments, in 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2015; ending as runners-up in the 2006 and 2012 editions, and winners in 2015.

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Touré was named in the CAF’s team of the tournament in 2008, 2012 and 2015. On 4 February 2015, Touré scored the opening goal in the Ivory Coast’s 3–1 semi-final victory over DR Congo to qualify les Éléphants for their third Africa Cup of Nations Final in nine years.

 On 8 February, Touré captained the Ivory Coast to its first AFCON win since 1992 with a penalty shootout defeat of Ghana at the Estadio de Bata in Equatorial Guinea.

On 20 September 2016, Touré announced his retirement from international football. He returned to the national team set-up in March 2018.

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Coaching career

On 10 February 2021, Touré joined Ukrainian Premier League club Olimpik Donetsk as assistant manager. He left the position after 4 months at the club.

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On 14 June 2021, Touré was appointed as an assistant coach by Russian Premier League club Akhmat Grozny until June 2022.

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Personal life

Touré is the younger brother of Kolo Touré, who was his teammate at Beveren, Manchester City and the Ivorian national team. Their younger brother Ibrahim Touré was also a footballer, who died on 19 June 2014 at the age of 28 after a short battle with cancer. Touré is Muslim.

Yaya Toure Awards

Olympiacos

  • Alpha Ethniki: 2005–06
  • Greek Football Cup: 2005–06

Barcelona

  • La Liga: 2008–09, 2009–10
  • Copa del Rey: 2008–09
  • Supercopa de España: 2009
  • UEFA Champions League: 2008–09
  • UEFA Super Cup: 2009
  • FIFA Club World Cup: 2009

Manchester City

  • Premier League: 2011–12, 2013–14, 2017–18
  • FA Cup: 2010–11; runner-up: 2012–13
  • Football League Cup: 2013–14, 2015–16
  • FA Community Shield: 2012

Qingdao Huanghai

  • China League One: 2019

Ivory Coast

  • Africa Cup of Nations: 2015; runner-up: 2006, 2012

Individual

  • Ivory Coast Player of the Year: 2009
  • African Footballer of the Year: 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • CAF Team of the Year: 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015
  • ESM Team of the Year: 2013–14
  • PFA Team of the Year: 2011–12 Premier League, 2013–14 Premier League
  • BBC African Footballer of the Year: 2013, 2015
  • FIFA FIFPro World XI 2nd team: 2013, 2014, 2015
  • Manchester City Player of the Year: 2013–14
  • Africa Cup of Nations Team of the Tournament: 2015
  • IFFHS CAF Men’s Team of the Decade 2011–2020
  • IFFHS All-time Africa Men’s Dream Team: 2021

Yaya Touré net worth

Yaya Touré net worth 2021 is estimated at $40 million making him one of the richest footballers on the African continent. He is also among the most successful soccer stars of African descent.

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