Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Yo Spills the Beans on His Life

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Yo Spills the Beans on His Life

Article excerpt

TO some Toon fans he's the French maestro who helped orchestrate United's rise to Europe, while to others he's simply Dreamboat.

But now Magpies midfielder Yohan Cabaye has revealed his nickname to friends is simply Yo.

He told of his moniker at slick new website www.yohan-cabaye.com, designed by the star to show fans his personality and life outside football.

Opening with a stylish video of his life on Tyneside, Cabaye lets us into the secret that his best friends Demba Ba and Hatem Ben Arfa always call him Yo.

He also mixes in clips of his mum, dad and wife, and thanks his life at his old Lille club and former team-mate Matthieu Debuchy. Since its launch last week the video - filmed in French with subtitles - has delighted thousands of fans who shared it online.

Magpies supporter Andrew Rayner tweeted: "What an awesome intro for a footballer's personal website, if anyone could make these sites classy, it's Yo".

Jonathan Foster wrote on Twitter that he 'loved it' while Nick Purvis said the video was brilliant. …

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