The Rib-Tickling Tale Of Kolo Toure’s First Arsenal Practice

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Kolo and Yaya Toure are everybody’s favorite soccer brothers. They were big, strong, fast, and skilled. But most of all, their names are fun to say.

Have you ever heard the story of how Kolo won his Arsenal job by hurting everyone important on the team during his first practice, as told by former Arsenal teammate Ray Parlour ? Absolutely hilarious.

He even slide tackled Arsene Wenger for good measure.

It’s worth a watch:



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Kolo Toure went on to play 225 games for the Gunners.

If you weren’t a Kolo Toure fan before, you are now.

Here’s more Kolo Toure highlights to satiate you:



Keep doin’ what you’re doin’, Kolo.