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Man City veteran Yaya Toure announces Ivory Coast retirement

Manchester City veteran Yaya Toure has announced his international retirement from Ivory Coast.

Toure, 33, made 102 appearances for Les Elephants scoring 19 goals and last captained the country to their first Africa Cup of Nations victory since 1992.

Toure said: “After 14 years playing for Les Elephants I have decided to end my adventure playing for the Ivory Coast.

"Some decisions are difficult to take but it is time to pass things on to other players.

"I thank all my supporters and my fans."

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