The Mirror says Toure, 36, who has been looking for a club since leaving Chinese club Quingdao Huanghai in December, agreed to sign for Botafogo after talks with director Ricardo Rostenberg.
He then informed Rostenberg over the weekend that he was pulling out of the agreement because his wife Gineba didn't fancy the Brazilian lifestyle – only to have another change of heart 24 hours later.
But she didn't fancy life by the Copacabana.
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