The football nomade Steve Gohouri, who has played in among others the German Bundesliga and the English Premier League, was found dead near his home in Germany.
He was 34 years old.
A corpse was found in the Rhine near Krefeld on New Year's Eve, according to German police, now identified as Gohouri.
Gohouri, who played 13 caps for the Ivory Coast, was reported missing from his residence in Düsseldorf on 12th of December.
Gohouri started his football career in Paris Saint-Germain's youth department, but did not manage to settle into the first team.
He later played club football in Israel, Switzerland and Liechtenstein before he got a contract with Borussia Mönchengladbach, where he played 29 Bundesliga matches from 2006 to 2009.
Then he went to the English club Wigan, where he spent the years 2010 to 2012. He played just over 40 first-team matches for the English team.
After that he was sold to a club in Israel, and sold on to a club in Greece. Recent seasons he has spent in German clubs on the lower level. This season he played for Steinbach.
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