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10 Things you Don’t know About Taye Taiwo

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1. His full name is Taye Ismaila Taïwo
2. Taye Taiwo was born on 16 April 1985 in Lagos, Nigeria
3. Taye Taiwo’s primary position is left back.
4. After spending a year at Nigeria Division 1 club Gabros International, Taye Taiwo was bought by Nigeria Premier League side, Lobi Stars. He spent one season at Lobi Stars
5. He signed with French Club, Olympique de Marseille.at age 20.

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6. After leading his team to win the 2011 Coupe de la Ligue, Taiwo grabbed a microphone and joined fans in singing a chant  aimed at the club’s rivals PSG,  narrowly escaping a ban from the LFP
7. Taiwo got signed to A.C. Milan in May 2011
8. Queens Park Rangers secured Taiwo from AC Milan on a loan deal of around £3.5 million
9. He has won 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship Bronze Ball
10. He was Confederation of African Football Young Player of the Year: 2006

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