The football genius better known as the Ivorian beast in his mother country is among the best footballers if not the best in Africa. He currently plies his trade at Manchester City in the English Premier League which has a huge following here in Africa.
Yaya ‘Power House’ Toure is known for his ever present midfield display. He plays with alot of energy and boosts a burst of pace in his game. He keeps the midfielder of both his club and country kicking with his body engine.
It’s no surprise therefore that there is a whole twitter account dedicated to Yaya Toure’s facts. Some true, most exaggerated and all very funny.
Here’s a selection of the best.
Yaya Toure can cut metal with his eyelashes. #ToureFacts
The only time Yaya Toure was wrong was when he thought he had made a mistake. #ToureFacts
Apple pays Yaya Toure 99 pence every time he listens to a song. #ToureFacts
Yaya Toure can squeeze Apple juice out of an Apple iPhone. #ToureFacts
The Bermuda Triangle used to be a square, until Yaya Toure kicked off a corner. #ToureFacts
When Yaya Toure looks in the mirror nothing appears. There can never be a second Yaya Toure. #ToureFacts
At the age of 14, Yaya Toure broke both of his legs in a youth game. He jogged all the way home after. #ToureFacts
Yaya Toure once plugged the USA into a USB. #ToureFacts
When Yaya Toure punches you in a dream, you wake up with a bruise. #ToureFacts
Yaya Toure does not leave tips. Waitresses pay Yaya for the privilege of serving him. #ToureFacts
Before every match Yaya Toure is awarded the Man of the Match award. #ToureFacts
Yaya Toure can bench press Romelu Lukaku and Didier Drogba with one arm. #ToureFacts
Yaya Toure once killed a bird by throwing it off a cliff. #ToureFacts
Yaya Toure is capable of headbutting himself…in the back of his head. #ToureFacts
Yaya Toure once wrote a cheque, and the bank bounced. #ToureFacts
Give a man a fish and he will eat for a day. Give Yaya Toure a fish and he will stab you with it. #ToureFacts
In the rain Yaya Toure does not need an umbrella. The raindrops avoid him. #ToureFacts
The Roman Empire didn’t fall, Yaya Toure tripped it. #ToureFacts
Jesus walked on water because he saw Yaya Toure coming. #ToureFacts
Yaya Toure doesn’t play “hide-and-seek.” He plays “hide-and-pray-I-don’t-find-you.” #ToureFacts
All Mortal Kombat fatalities are based off of Yaya Toure moves. #ToureFacts