On this day in 1981 former Liverpool defender and cult-hero Kolo Toure was born.

The Ivorian signed for Liverpool on a free transfer in 2013, helping Liverpool to a 2nd place finish in the Premier League. Over the course of the three seasons Kolo spent at Liverpool the former-Arsenal and Manchester City man made a total of 71 appearances, his only goal coming in a 6-0 mauling of Aston Villa in the 2015/16 season.

With Liverpool, Toure made appearances in the League Cup and Europa League finals, though sadly picked up runners-up medals on both occasions. At the end of the 2015/16 campaign, with his Liverpool contract expired, Toure made the move to the Scottish Premier League to play under former Liverpool manager Brendan Rodgers at Celtic.