Beninise soccer player best known as a member of Premiere League clubs like Sunderland AFC and West Bromwich Albion FC. He represented his native country Benin at the 2008 and 2010 Africa Cup of Nations.
He played youth soccer at Requins de l'Atlantique from 2000 to 2003.
He was named Sunderland AFC Player of the Year in 2012.
He has been married and has several children.
He and soccer player Matt Moussilou are both of Beninese descent.