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Toure, Bailly present as Cheick Tiote is buried amid tears

Toure, Bailly present as Cheick Tiote is buried amid tears

Past and present Ivorian stars including Kolo Toure, Salomon Kalou as well as Wilfried Bony joined family and friends of late ex-Newcastle star Cheick Tiote to say their final goodbyes.

Manchester United's Eric Bailly and some Premier League stars were among mourners as the late star was laid to rest on Sunday, June 18.

A memorial service was earlier held on Tuesday, June 13, 2017 in Beijing, to honor former Ivory Coast international soccer star.

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Tiote died at the age of 30 following his collapse during a training session with Chinese club Beijing Enterprise.

See photos of his funeral

Toure, Bailly present as Cheick Tiote is buried amid tears

Salomon Kalou, Kolo Toure and Wilfried Bony were present at Tiote's funeral

Toure, Bailly present as Cheick Tiote is buried amid tears

Eric Bailly was among the mourners

Toure, Bailly present as Cheick Tiote is buried amid tears

Undertakers carrying Tiote's corpse

Toure, Bailly present as Cheick Tiote is buried amid tears

Late Cheick Tiote in the colours of Newcastle United

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