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Yaya Toure's brother Ibrahim dies aged 28 in Manchester

The Ivorian Football Federation has announced the death of Ibrahim Toure, the brother of Kolo and Yaya Toure at the age of 28.

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Man City and Liverpool's thoughts with Toure brothers

Manchester City and Liverpool FC have said "the thoughts of everyone" at the clubs are with their players Yaya and Kolo Toure following the death of their younger brother Ibrahim.

Kolo Toure (left) and Yaya Toure. Credit: Dave Thompson/PA Wire

A statement on the Manchester club's website reads, "Ibrahim was a regular visitor to Carrington and was a popular figure among the staff and players and was extremely close to his two older brothers."

A message of sympathy was also posted on the website of Kolo's team, stating, "The thoughts of everybody at Liverpool Football Club are with defender Kolo Toure following the news of the passing of his brother, Ibrahim, aged 28."

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