#ReasonsYayaWantsToLeaveCity Mocks Yaya Toure Birthday Claims Mercilessly

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#ReasonsYayaWantsToLeaveCity Mocks Yaya Toure Birthday Claims Mercilessly
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Using the suggestion that Manchester City forgot your birthday, as Yaya Toure's agent appears to have done, is a pretty flimsy excuse to want to leave a football club, and Twitter has been having great fun at the Ivory Coast midfielder's expense. 

Toure himself has been quiet on the social-media site in the last few days—but talk of him has been loud. And #ReasonsYayaWantsToLeaveCity has taken a life of its own as people mock the feeble reason behind reports he wants out of the club. 

Here are the best tweets doing the rounds: 

And is there a lesson to all of this? How about to be careful when you are doing birthday wishes on social media?

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