French striker who first gained major attention while playing for Metz before winning a Football League Championship title with Cardiff City in 2013. He has played internationally for both France and Benin.
He began playing for the Metz youth squad in 2004, when he was 16 years old. He played with the club's B team in 2005 and made his A team debut in 2007.
After scoring 6 goals in 7 games in April 2014, he was given the Football League Championship Player of the Month award while playing for the Blackburn Rovers.
He married a woman named Hawa and welcomes his first child, a son named Elijah, in 2012.
He has played alongside Scotland's Grant Hanley with the Blackburn Rovers.