Bafetimbi Gomis Biography
Bafétimbi Gomis is a French football striker who currently plays for Lyon and the French national team. He is also known as 'Baby Drogba'. He started his career at Saint-Étienne where he made thirteen appearances in his first season and six goal-less appearances for the club. He then went to the club Troyes AC on loan for a successful six-month long deal, where Gomiz scored six goals in thirteen games. He established himself as a brilliant player at Saint-Étienne by scoring ten goals panning thirty appearances in the season 2005-06. In the following seasons, he appeared in most matches. Eventually, Gomiz signed with Olympique Lyonnais on a five-year deal contract for €13 million in July 2009 with the agreement from the Saint-Étienne. He is a French citizen; he became the sixth player in French football history to transfer directly from Saint-Étienne to Derby rivals Lyon. Furthermore, Bafétimbi Gomis represented his country at the French national team Under-16 and was selected in French Euro 2008.