On 27 June 2007 FC Barcelona announced the signing of Gnégnéri Yaya Touré from AS Monaco. He would play a major role at the club, winning the Champions League and several other trophies along the way.
Yet in 2010, the Ivory Coast midfielder left the Camp Nou having lost his starting spot to young Sergio Busquets.
Gnégnéri Yaya Touré, an Ivorian professional football coach and a former player played as a midfielder. Below is one of the goals he scored while at Barcelona.
Touré aspired to be a striker during his youth and has played centre-back, including for Barcelona in the 2009 UEFA Champions League Final.
Toure left Barcelona and joined Manchester City where he became one of the faces of the English Premier League champions.