The thoughts of everybody at Liverpool Football Club are with defender Kolo Toure following the news of the passing of his brother, Ibrahim, aged 28.

An announcement was made by the Ivorian Football Federation today, confirming that the professional footballer, a striker, had died in Manchester on Thursday.

Toure, who joined the Reds last summer, is currently at the World Cup in Brazil, representing Ivory Coast alongside fellow younger brother, Yaya.