Kolo Toure Net Worth

$10.5 Million

Kolo Abib Touré (born 19 March 1981) is an Ivorian professional footballer who plays for English club Liverpool as a defender. 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 famous 03–04 ‘invincibles’ side. In 2009 he joined his younger brother Yaya Touré at Manchester City where they played together for three years, helping City earn its first league title in 44 years. In 2013 Touré transferred to Liverpool. Toure is one of the six players who have won Premier League with two different clubs, having won it with Manchester City and Arsenal. Touré is the second-most capped player with 118 appearances for the Ivory Coast. 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 in 2002, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2013 and 2015, helping them finish runner-up in 2006 and 2012, while winning in 2015. Touré is currently in a serious relationship with Matipa Mukondiwa, and has been since February 2014. He is the brother of Belinda and son of Lindani and Benjamin. He is the older brother of the late Ibrahim Touré and Manchester City’s Yaya Touré. He observes fasting during the Islamic month of Ramadan and has stated that “It doesn’t affect me physically. It makes me stronger. You can do it when you believe so strongly in something. A normal human can be without water for much longer than one day.” Born in Bouaké, Touré joined Premier League team Arsenal from ASEC Mimosas on a long-term contract for a fee of £150,000 on 14 February 2002 after a short trial.