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Salomon Kalou Becomes First to Net 10-Plus Goals in England, France and Germany

BERLIN, GERMANY - JANUARY 23:  Salomon Kalou of Berlin runs with the ball during the Bundesliga match between Hertha BSC and FC Augsburg at Olympiastadion on January 23, 2016 in Berlin, Germany.  (Photo by Boris Streubel/Getty Images)
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Tom WebbUK Staff WriterDecember 27, 2016

Hertha Berlin forward Salomon Kalou claimed a unique record on Saturday when he became the first player to reach double figures for league goals scored in a single season in England, France and Germany.

Salomon Kalou has become 1st player in history to reach season double figures in scoring in top flight in England, France, Germany. #hertha

— Infostrada Sports (@InfostradaLive) January 30, 2016

The Ivorian claimed the record with a goal in Hertha's 3-3 draw with Werder Bremen at the Weserstadion, his 10th of the season and 16th overall in the Bundesliga.

The former Chelsea man scored 10 times in the 2010/11 Premier League season, while he scored 14 and 16 goals, respectively, in two seasons with Ligue 1 side Lille.

[Twitter: @InfostradaLive, Instagram: @br_uk]

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