GERVINHO

Gervais Lombe Yao Kouassi (born 27 May 1987), better known as Gervinho, is an Ivorian footballer who plays as a forward for Italian club Parma Calcio 1913 and the Ivory Coast national team. Gervinho has made 80 appearances for the Ivorian national team from his debut in 2007, scoring 22 goals. He was part of their squads at fiveA frica Cup of Nations tournaments and two World Cups

Personal information
Full name Gervais Lombe Yao Kouassi
Date of birth 27 May 1987 (age 31)
Place of birth Anyama, Ivory Coast
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)[2]
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Parma
Number 27
Youth career
1998–2002 Academy JMG at ASEC Mimosas Abidjan
2002–2004 Toumodi
2004–2005 Beveren
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2005–2007 Beveren 61 (14)
2007–2009 Le Mans 59 (8)
2009–2011 Lille 67 (28)
2011–2013 Arsenal 46 (9)
2013–2016 Roma 71 (17)
2016–2018 Hebei China Fortune 29 (4)
2018– Parma 0 (0)
National team
Ivory Coast U23

Honours

Club

Lille
  • Ligue 1: 2010–11
  • Coupe de France: 2011

International

Ivory Coast
  • Africa Cup of Nations: 2015

Individual

  • Prix Marc-Vivien Foé: 2010, 2011
  • UNFP Ligue 1 Team of the Year (1): 2010–11
  • Africa Cup of Nations Team of the Tournament: 2015

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