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Gnégnéri Yaya Touré  is an Ivorian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Chinese Super League club Qingdao Huanghai. 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.”

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

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Yaya Touré net worth

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.

 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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