Yaya Touré

  • Date of birth : 13/05/1983
  • Position : Midfield
  • Country : Côte d'Ivoire Côte d'Ivoire
 
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Yaya Touré

Yaya Touré

Clubs: KSK Beveren, FC Metalurh Donetsk, Olympiacos FC, AS Monaco FC, FC Barcelona, Manchester City FC

• Tall, athletic and robust, Yaya Touré raised his international profile considerably during FC Barcelona's treble-winning 2008/09 season. The Ivory Coast international midfielder covered as a central defender in the UEFA Champions League final victory over Manchester United FC in Rome.

• The younger brother of Kolo Touré, he established his credentials as a teenager with Belgian club KSK Beveren – a common European breeding ground for Ivorian talent – before heading east to join FC Metalurh Donetsk in 2003.

• Spent 18 months in Ukraine, scoring three goals in 33 league appearances; moved on to Greek giants Olympiacos FC, where he won domestic double and made first foray into the UEFA Champions League, registering maiden win in the competition against Real Madrid CF (2-1 in Piraeus).

• One season in Greece followed by one in France – with AS Monaco FC in 2006/07 – before signing for Barcelona in August 2007 for €9m fee.

• Impressive first season for Catalans followed by brilliant second, in which he helped Josep Guardiola's team win every competition entered, making 43 appearances in the Liga/Copa del Rey/UEFA Champions League combined and opening the scoring in the Copa del Rey final.

• Won first international cap in June 2004 and appeared at five successive Africa Cup of Nations (2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013) and was ever-present at the 2006 and 2010 FIFA World Cups.

• Moved to Manchester City FC from the Camp Nou in July 2010, winning the FA Cup in his first season in England, and the Premier League title in his second. 

UEFA honours
UEFA Champions League:
 winner 2009
UEFA Super Cup: winner 2009 

Last updated: 03/07/13 19.01CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 23/04/2014 02:01 CET
19.08.2013English Premier LeagueMan. CityMan. City4-0NewcastleNewcastle9010
25.08.2013English Premier LeagueCardiffCardiff3-2Man. CityMan. City9000
31.08.2013English Premier LeagueMan. CityMan. City2-0HullHull9010
14.09.2013English Premier LeagueStokeStoke0-0Man. CityMan. City9000
17.09.2013UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stagePlzeňPlzeň0-3Man. CityMan. City8010
22.09.2013English Premier LeagueMan. CityMan. City4-1Man. UnitedMan. United9010
24.09.2013English League CupThird roundMan. CityMan. City5-0WiganWigan4510
28.09.2013English Premier LeagueAston VillaAston Villa3-2Man. CityMan. City9010
05.10.2013English Premier LeagueMan. CityMan. City3-1EvertonEverton9001
19.10.2013English Premier LeagueWest HamWest Ham1-3Man. CityMan. City9000
27.10.2013English Premier LeagueChelseaChelsea2-1Man. CityMan. City9000
02.11.2013English Premier LeagueMan. CityMan. City7-0NorwichNorwich9010
10.11.2013English Premier LeagueSunderlandSunderland1-0Man. CityMan. City9000
24.11.2013English Premier LeagueMan. CityMan. City6-0TottenhamTottenham9001
27.11.2013UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageMan. CityMan. City4-2PlzeňPlzeň2600
01.12.2013English Premier LeagueMan. CityMan. City3-0SwanseaSwansea9001
04.12.2013English Premier LeagueWest BromWest Brom2-3Man. CityMan. City8820
07.12.2013English Premier LeagueSouthamptonSouthampton1-1Man. CityMan. City7900
14.12.2013English Premier LeagueMan. CityMan. City6-3ArsenalArsenal9010
21.12.2013English Premier LeagueFulhamFulham2-4Man. CityMan. City9010
26.12.2013English Premier LeagueMan. CityMan. City2-1LiverpoolLiverpool9000
01.01.2014English Premier LeagueSwanseaSwansea2-3Man. CityMan. City9010
04.01.2014English FA CupThird roundBlackburnBlackburn1-1Man. CityMan. City2600
08.01.2014English League CupSemi-finalsMan. CityMan. City6-0West HamWest Ham6611
12.01.2014English Premier LeagueNewcastleNewcastle0-2Man. CityMan. City6100
18.01.2014English Premier LeagueMan. CityMan. City4-2CardiffCardiff9011
25.01.2014English FA CupFourth roundMan. CityMan. City4-2WatfordWatford9001
29.01.2014English Premier LeagueTottenhamTottenham1-5Man. CityMan. City6410
03.02.2014English Premier LeagueMan. CityMan. City0-1ChelseaChelsea9000
08.02.2014English Premier LeagueNorwichNorwich0-0Man. CityMan. City9000
15.02.2014English FA CupFifth roundMan. CityMan. City2-0ChelseaChelsea9000
22.02.2014English Premier LeagueMan. CityMan. City1-0StokeStoke9010
02.03.2014English League CupFinalMan. CityMan. City3-1SunderlandSunderland9011
05.03.2014Friendlies 2014-16First roundBelgiumBelgium2-2Ivory CoastIvory Coast8300
09.03.2014English FA CupQuarter-finalsMan. CityMan. City1-2WiganWigan5300
15.03.2014English Premier LeagueHullHull0-2Man. CityMan. City7101
22.03.2014English Premier LeagueMan. CityMan. City5-0FulhamFulham7730
25.03.2014English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United0-3Man. CityMan. City9010
29.03.2014English Premier LeagueArsenalArsenal1-1Man. CityMan. City9000
05.04.2014English Premier LeagueMan. CityMan. City4-1SouthamptonSouthampton9010
13.04.2014English Premier LeagueLiverpoolLiverpool3-2Man. CityMan. City1900

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

General info

  • Name: Yaya Touré
  • Position: Midfield
  • Date of birth (age): 13/05/1983 (30)
  • Country: Côte d'Ivoire
  • Squad number: 42
  • Club: Man. City ( ENG)

  • Height: 191cm
  • Weight: 90kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2013/14

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Cup (Second qualifying round)
    12/08/04: Metalurh Donetsk 3-0 Tiraspol

Career statistics

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Olympiacos60
Barcelona291
Man. City185
Total536
UEFA Super Cup
ClubPGS
Barcelona10
Total10
UEFA Europa League
ClubPGS
Man. City111
Metalurh Donetsk41
Total152
Last updated: 13/03/2014 01:05 CET
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