Wilfried Bony is an Ivorian footballer who plays for Premier League side Manchester City. The Ivorian footballer plays as a striker and he has played in several clubs throughout Europe including Sparta Prague, Vitesse Arnhem and Swansea City. Bony is known for his world class strength and finishing.
Born on the 10th of December 1988 in Bingerville, Ivory Coast, Bony began his club career at local side Issia Wazi in the Ivory Coast Premier Division. He stayed at the club for two years before signing for European side Sparta Prague where he would play for the B side for one season in 2007. In the 2007 season Bony made his debut for the Sparta Prague senior side where he ended up netting 30 goals in 75 appearances.
It didnít take long for other European clubs to notice Bony as in 2011 Bony moved to Dutch side Vitesse Arnhem where he netted a whopping 53 goals in 73 matches. This emphatic form attracted bigger clubs including Swansea City in the Premier League who signed the forward for a club record of 12 million pounds. Given the number ten shirt Bony scored an incredible 25 goals in his first season at the club. The 2014-15 season saw Bony move to Manchester City for a record 28 million pound fee.
Bony made his senior debut for Ivory Coast in 2010 against Burundi. he Ivorian has played for Ivory Coast at several major tournaments including the 2014 World Cup and 2012 and 2015 Africa Cup of Nations tournaments. Bony is now regarded by many experts as the long term replacement for Ivory Coast legend Didier Drogba.