|Birth Day||June 3, 1985|
|Birth Place||Dakar, Senegal|
|Age||35 YEARS OLD|
Senegalese striker who joined Newcastle United in 2012 after spending three seasons with SC Freiburg; became a member of the Senegalese national team in 2009.
He joined the French club FC Metz in 2005 and played on loan for several years with Cherbourg and Châteauroux.
His 22 goals in the 2010-2011 season with SC Freiburg became a Bundesliga record for an African player.
He grew up in Dakar, Senegal.
He was likened to another Newcastle great, Alan Shearer, early in his career, but he was always quick to play down those comparisons.