Striker best known for his time with clubs like Monaco, Evian Thonon Gaillard and Hull City. He began representing Ivory Coast at at the international level in 2010.
He played for Bouc-Bel-Air as a child, playing from 1995 to 2004.
He played for Hull City in its first-ever FA Cup Final in 2013-14.
His brother is fellow professional soccer player Guy Demel.
He has been teammates with Irish midfielder Stephen Quinn at Hull City.