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Gervinho
Gervinho
Date of birth:

May 27, 1987

Nationality:

Flag of Ivory Coast Ivorian

Position:

Forward

Team:

Parma F.C.

Gervais Lombe Yao Kouassi (born 27 May 1987 in Anyama), better known as Gervinho, is an Ivorian footballer who plays as a forward for Parma F.C. and the Ivory Coast national team.

Gervinho began his career at ASEC Abidjan and Toumodi F.C., before moving to Belgium in 2004 to play for the now-defunct Beveren. Between 2007 and 2011, he played in the French Ligue 1, initially at Le Mans FC and then at Lille OSC. He was sold to Arsenal in 2011, and moved to A.S. Roma in 2013.

He has made 71 appearances for the Ivorian national team, scoring 20 goals.