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Soccer teams learned a lesson about the importance of wishing players a happy birthday last year when rumors popped up that Yaya Touré was considering leaving Manchester City after the team failed to properly celebrate his birthday.

By Extra Mustard
May 04, 2015

Soccer teams learned a lesson about the importance of wishing players a happy birthday last year when rumors popped up that Yaya Touré was considering leaving Manchester City after the team failed to properly celebrate his birthday.

To avoid a similar incident, the Houston Dynamo were sure to wish DaMarcus Beasley a happy birthday on Monday.

Unfortunately for the team, they were 20 days too early as Beasley does not turn 33 until May 24, but he did have a good sense of humor about the mix up, saying that he was more than willing to begin accepting gifts now.

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