Ballou Jean-Yves Tabla, born in Abidjan in the Ivory Coast, is a player who has come through the youth ranks at Montreal Impact in Canada, working his way up to the first team for whom he featured in the MLS in the 2016/17 season. The player known as ‘Ballou’ played 21 times last season in the North American league, 11 as a starter, scoring twice and notching up two assists. Ballou has also represented Canada at U-20 level.
The player signed for FC Barcelona on 25 January 2018, putting pen to paper on a contract for the next five seasons with a buy-out clause of 25 million euros for the first three years moving up to 75 million for the remainder of his contract.
A right footed player who is by nature attacking and who stands out for his physical attributes also