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Toure – Matic was my toughest opponent

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Of all the opponent’s Yaya Toure faced, he insists his toughest was none other than Nemanja Matic.

Toure boasts a resume of previous employers that include, Barcelona, Monaco, Manchester City, and Olympiacos.

We can’t forget that he has played for the Ivory Coast too almost 100 times too

So it is safe to say he has come up against some world’s greatest footballing talents in his 20-year career.

However, there is one player in particular that sticks out in his mind as the toughest and most difficult he came up against.

In an interview with the Times, he reveals a rather surprising name, although he has in the past had some choice words for his foe.

He said:

“Nemanja Matic was complicated.”

“He’s not quick but he’s so strong, clever.”

“All the rest of the opponents, because I always looked at them carefully before games, I get their weakness.”

That’s quite the compliment for Matic and a notable addition to his resume as he is likely to be seeking a new club in January