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Yaya Toure names the world's best players...with one massive surprise

SoccerBy Kevin Palmer
Toure picked his former Barcelona team-mate Messi as his No.1
Toure picked his former Barcelona team-mate Messi as his No.1

Manchester City midfielder Yaya Toure has selected his top five players in the world – and the last name in his line-up will come as something of a surprise.

In a BT Sport interview with former Manchester United defender Rio Ferdinand, Toure opened up about his feelings on the world's best players and his top two were easy for everyone to predict.

It came as no surprise that Toure picked out his former Barcelona team-mate Lionel Messi as the game’s leading talent, with his old foe Cristiano Ronaldo hot on his heals after his latest Champions League hat-trick on Tuesday night.

His City team-mate Sergio Aguero and Welsh wonder Gareth Bale were also in his list, but check out the painful pick he made in fifth place…..which may even be disputed by a few Man Utd fans.

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