Sports Nicknames - L'Ordinateur, Grandpa, Uncle Yaya

Yaya Toure is a highly respected football player known for his time playing at clubs such as Barcelona and Manchester City and on international level with Ivory Coast.

Yaya Toure, also known as L Ordinateur, Grandpa and Uncle Yaya - Profile drawing.  Sketch.  Illustration.  Avatar art.

Famous for his physical strength and goal-scoring skills, Yaya Toure dominated the midfield area of the football pitch whenever he played.

He had major periods with Barcelona, contributing to their 2008-2009 season treble, and with Manchester City, where he was key to winning several Premier League titles, especially in the 2011-2012 season.

Known as "L'Ordinateur" (the computer) for his tactical skill in Ivory Coast, he was also nicknamed "Grandpa" by coach Pep Guardiola and "Uncle Yaya" as a mentor to younger players at Manchester City.

Toure was crucial for the Ivory Coast national team in multiple African Cup of Nations and three World Cup tournaments.

He has been named African Footballer of the Year multiple times, making him one of the top footballers of his era.


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