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Salomon Kalou

Salomon Armand Magloire Kalou (born 5 August 1985) is an Ivorian footballer who plays as a striker and winger for German club Hertha BSC and Ivory Coast national football team.

He played for Chelsea from 2006 to 2012 and he won numerous honours, including the Premier League, the UEFA Champions League, four FA Cups and the League Cup. A full international for the Ivory Coast since 2007, Kalou amassed 83 international caps and represented his country at three FIFA World Cups, six Africa Cup of Nations tournaments and the 2008 Olympics.

Personal information
Full name Salomon Armand Magloire Kalou
Date of birth 5 August 1985 (age 33)
Place of birth Oumé, Ivory Coast
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Forward
Club information
Current team
Hertha BSC
Number 8
Youth career
2000–2003 JMG Soccer Academy at ASEC Mimosas
Senior career*
Years Team Apps (Gls)
2003–2006 Feyenoord 69 (35)
2004 → Excelsior (loan) 11 (4)
2006–2012 Chelsea 156 (36)
2012–2014 Lille 67 (30)
2014– Hertha BSC 116 (39)
National team
2007– Ivory Coast 97 (28)

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