Striker who played on the Dutch national team from 2005 to 2011; scored 12 goals in 91 appearances for Liverpool F.C. between 2007 and 2011; joined Kasimpasa in 2013.
He began his professional career with Ajax in 2004.
He played for 1899 Hoffenheim from 2011 to 2012, scoring 5 goals in 46 appearances.
He was raised in Bijlmermeer, Amsterdam.
He played alongside Robin van Persie on the Dutch national team that finished second place at the 2010 FIFA World Cup tournament.