Kolo Touré
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Personal information
Full name Kolo Habib Touré
Date of birth 19 March 1981 (1981-03-19) (age 39)
Place of birth    Bouaké, Flag of Ivory Coast Ivory Coast
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Centre back
Club information
Current club Flag of Scotland Celtic (technical assistant)
Flag of Ivory Coast Ivory Coast (assistant manager)
Youth clubs
1994-2002 Flag of Ivory Coast ASEC Mimosas
Senior clubs
Years Club App (Gls)
2002–2009
2009–2013
2013–2016
2016–2017
Total
Flag of England Arsenal
Flag of England Manchester City
Flag of England Liverpool
Flag of Scotland Celtic
225 00(9)
082 00(2)
046 00(1)
0000(0)
362 0(12)   
National team
2000–2015 Flag of Ivory Coast Ivory Coast 120 00(7)
Teams managed
2017–
2017–
Flag of Scotland Celtic (technical assistant)
Flag of Ivory Coast Ivory Coast (assistant manager)

Kolo Abib Touré (born 19 March 1981) is an Ivorian former footballer. He played as a defender for Arsenal, Manchester City, Liverpool, Celtic and the Ivory Coast national team. He is currently technical assistant at Celtic as well as a member of the coaching staff for the Ivory Coast.

Beginning his career at ASEC Mimosas, Touré moved to Arsenal in 2002, where he made 326 appearances for the club and was a member of the 03–04 'invincibles' side. In 2009, he moved to Manchester City, where he was joined a year later by his younger brother Yaya Touré, helping City earn its first league title in 44 years. In 2013 Touré transferred to Liverpool. He is one of the eight players who have won the Premier League with two different clubs, having won it with Manchester City and Arsenal. He also won the Scottish Premiership with Celtic.

Touré is the second-most capped player for the Ivory Coast, with 120 appearances from 2000 to 2015. He represented the team at the 2006, 2010 and 2014 FIFA World Cup tournaments. Touré also represented the Ivory Coast at seven Africa Cup of Nations tournaments between 2002 and 2015, helping them finish runner-up in 2006 and 2012, while winning in 2015.

Honours

Clubs

ASEC Mimosas

Arsenal

Manchester City

International

Ivory Coast

Runner-up

External links

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