Cheick Tiote Biography

Biography by Sahra MishraPublished on 10.Jun.2014
Facts of Cheick Tiote
Date of Birth: 1986 , June-21
Age:31 years old
Birth Nation: Ivory Coast
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
NameCheick Tiote
Birth NameCheick Ismael Tiote
Birth Place/CityYamoussoukro
Working ForNewcastle United
Net Worth10.000.000 Euros
Weight in KG86kg
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Cheick Ismael Tiote is an Ivorian professional footballer who plays as a midfielder in the pitch. He was born in the year 1986 June 21 at Yamoussoukro, Cote d’Ivoire. He owns the height of 180 cm and has the body weight of 86 Kg. He is a Muslim by faith (religion). He fasts during the Muslim month of Ramadan. There is no information available in his personal matters which include his relationship as well. However, Cheick Tiote was arrested on forgery on the case of his driving license which he admitted he did and his car was seized by the police.

Cheick Tiote is a talented athlete. He is a right footed player playing the role of defensive midfielder in the pitch. Cheick Tiote has got strong aerial duels. He is skilled in giving headers. He is strong at passing and dribbling the ball. He is excellent at tackling which makes him dive to tackle for the ball and give a shot. He likes to play the ball off the ground. He likes to shoot from distance. However, his rage and anger in the game are things to ponder. He needs to maintain his discipline in the game in order to avoid the fouls often. Being a defensive midfielder, he ought to break the opponent’s play and retain possession but in this tackling, Cheick Tiote has been the name in the referee’s book consistently. He has received several yellow /red cards and suspensions due to this.

Cheick Tiote started to play football barefoot in the street when he was 10 years old. He owned a pair of boots when he was 15. He began his youth career from his native minor league side FC Bibo in the year 1998. Cheick Tiote made his professional debut in the year 2005 from a Belgian Club Anderlecht. Having been loaned to Roda JC for the season 2007/2008, he appeared in 26 matches making 2 goals for this team.  In 2008, after the end of the tenure with Anderlecht, where he appeared in 4 matches, he made his move to the Dutch club Twente. Here he appeared in 58 matches making a goal. He established himself in the profession as a determined and resilient Mild-fielder. He made his space in the game as a keen eye for a pass to assist the shot in the box.

After the end of 2009/2010 seasons at Twente, Cheick Tiote joined the English Club Newcastle United. He is in the current team of the Newcastle United from squad N0.24. He is in the team from nearly 4 years now.  He elongated his contract with Newcastle till 2017. There is no salary record available for this player. His market value is marked of worth 10.000.000 Euros. The agent for Cheick Tiote is Kick & Run Sports Management. He is in the National Team of Ivory Coast since 2009. Cheick Tiote has the experience of playing in 42 international matches representing his Nation Ivory Coast. He made one prominent goal for the team.