WOW!! JUST IN: Africa’s 2016/2017 top 10 Richest Footballers of All Time […Including their NET WORTH]

FBL-ENG-PR-MAN CITY-FULHAM#2:. Yaya Touré/Manchester City: $170 million

Gnégnéri Yaya Touré (born 13 May 1983), known as Yaya Touré, is an Ivorian professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder for Premier League club Manchester City and the Ivory Coast national team for whom he is the captain

Touré aspired to be a striker during his youth and has played centre back, including for FC Barcelona in the 2009 UEFA Champions League Final, however he has spent the majority of his career as a box-to-box midfielder for club and country, where he has been regarded as one of the world’s best players. He was voted African Footballer of the Year for 2011, 2012, 2013 and 2014

Touré has a distinguished international career with over 100 caps for the Ivory Coast, representing the team at the 2006, 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cup tournaments. He also represented Ivory Coast in six Africa Cup of Nations in 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2015, helping them finish runner-up in 2006 and 2012, while captaining them to victory in 2015. He is the younger brother of his Ivory Coast teammate Kolo Touré. They played together at Manchester City for three years, before Kolo was transferred to Liverpool in 2013.“Continue Reading ON THE NEXT PAGE 11 BELOW” to see the full list