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Toure Rejects Claims That He Hates Drogba

Yaya Toure Rejects Claims That He Hates Didier Drogba

By Kurt Buckerfield - Jul 28, 2017 09:43 AM @KurtLaduma

Former Ivory Coast captain Yaya Toure has rejected rumours that he strongly dislikes his countryman Didier Drogba.

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Media in the African country have often speculated that Toure and Drogba do not see eye to eye due to their religious differences, but the midfielder has refuted those claims.

"My best friend was Drogba," he told ESPN.

"I don't understand how people were saying I hate him.

"I loved to stay with him and play with him. The second one was my brother Kolo, and the third it was Gervinho."

Toure took over Drogba's captaincy when the latter retired in 2014, leading Ivory Coast to success in the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.

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The City star has represented his country on 97 occasions, and last played for them two years ago.

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Rambo Kingdom Commando Joined: 17 Jul 2017
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Rambo Kingdom Commando Jul 28, 2017 08:44 PM
Peaple always say what they like to say Grogba and Yaya I don't think there is a beef between them
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Mumm_Rubi Jul 28, 2017 10:54 AM
Jealous people
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...... Jul 28, 2017 10:54 AM
that's unnegotiable and it doesn't need to be asked
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Faysal Jul 28, 2017 10:53 AM
People talk a lot
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Melucy Khosiboy khb Jul 28, 2017 10:40 AM
Obvious

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