The Ivorian footballer is an integral member of the Manchester City football team. His exploits on the pitch have helped him garner several individual accolades including the African Footballer of the Year Award in 2011, 2012, and 2013.
Some of the clubs he has represented over the years are ASEC Mimosas, Beveren, Metalurh Donetsk, Olympiacos, AS Monaco, and FC Barcelona. He picked up a litany of trophies during his time in Barcelona. The footballer helped the club win 6 trophies in 2009. Yaya Toure has also served his country well. The man has managed to win 82 caps for the national football team.
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Yaya Toure’s giant on field presence helps his team, Manchester City strike fear in the hearts of the opposition. Manchester City is fully aware of this and the club ensures Yaya Toure is fully compensated for his efforts. Yaya Toure extended his contract in 2013. The new contract ensures that he gets his $334k weekly wages regularly till 2017.
Listed below is Yaya Toure’s salary history,
Yaya Toure Annual Salary in 2014 excluding bonuses = $15.6 million
Yaya Toure Annual Salary in 2013 excluding bonuses = $15.6 million
Yaya Toure Annual Salary in 2012 excluding bonuses = $15 million
Yaya Toure’s talents have helped him scoop several endorsement deals, most notably with Puma. Part of the deal includes the sportswear giant having to donate clothing and shoes to the underprivileged in Africa. The man certainly intends to use his stardom to help the unfortunate in his continent.
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His agent, Dimitri Seluk, is to be credited for helping him with the endorsement deals. According to reports published by Forbes, Yaya Toure currently receives a paycheck of $2.5 million from his sponsorship deals. Football definitely runs in the Toure family; his brother, Kolo Toure, plays as a defender for Liverpool FC.