The 35-year-old former Ivorian international now holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration.
Despite his successful football career, Kalou kept an eye on his academic journey. He plied his trade in top European leagues with major clubs such as Feyenoord, Chelsea, Lille, and Hertha Berlin, whilst winning the African cup of nations in 2015 with the national team.
The degree was awarded to him by l’école de commerce de Lyon after three years of studies.
His football career however continues in Brazil with the Botafogo.