Gnégnéri Yaya Touré was born on 13th May 1983. He is an Ivorianprofessional footballer who plays as a central midfielder for the Premier League club Manchester City. He has also captained Ivory Coast national team.
Won the CAF Team of the Year Award in 2008, 2009, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014 and 2015
Honored as the African Footballer of the Year in 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014
Awarded the BBC African Footballer of the Year in 2013 and 2015
Became the Manchester Player of the Year in the 2013-2014 season
Won the African Cup of Nations in 2015 that was held at Bata, Equatorial Guinea