Cheick Tiote

Cheick Tiote

Name Cheick Tiote
Profession Soccer Player
Date of Birth 1986-06-21
Place of Birth Yamoussoukro,
Ivory Coast
Age 30 yrs
Death Date 2017-06-05
Birth Sign Cancer

About Cheick Tiote

Midfielder who played for Newcastle United from 2010 to 2017. He was also a member of the Ivory Coast national team from 2009 to 2015. He passed away at the age of 30 after collapsing during training with his team Beijing Enterprises. 

Early Life of Cheick Tiote

He went to the Netherlands after playing minor-league soccer in the Ivory Coast, where he eventually signed with FC Twente for €750,000. 

Trivia

His tough tackling earned him the ire of opponents and scores of yellow cards from the referees. 

Family Life

He was born in Yamoussoukro, Ivory Coast, where his family could not afford even a pair of soccer shoes for him until he was 15. 

Associated With

He played for Newcastle United under the ownership of GM Alan Shearer.

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