Alex Song

Profile Football Stars | Alex Song | Song was called-up for the 2010 Africa Cup of Nations and was the only Cameroonian named in the Team of the Tournament. Known for his colorful hair dye, Song also possesses a French passport. Song was born in Douala, Cameroon and lost his father at the age of three. Song joined the Bastia youth team in 2003-04 and became a part of the first team the following season with 31 appearances. Bastia were playing in French Ligue 1 during the time Alex Song had a stint there. Song was Noted for his high versatility  While playing for Bastia, he was selected as a part of French U-16 football team. He later chose to represent Cameroon his country of birth. During his time at Bastia, he attracted attention from numerous clubs, Including Inter , Juventus , Manchester United , Lyon, and Middlesbrough . During his time at Bastia Song made a total of 32 league appearances. Song impressed Arsenal manager Arsène Wenger as a trialist during Arsenal's p

Álvaro Negredo

Profile Football Stars | Álvaro Negredo | Born in Madrid, Negredo started his career at local Rayo Vallecano, making his professional debuts in early 2005, with the team by then in the third level. In his last season, Negredo developed as a striker, scoring 18 league goals, although he Could not Prevent Castilla's drop from the second division. Finally, he made his debut for the first team in a friendly against Atletico Madrid. Nicknamed La Fiera de Vallecas (The Beast of Vallecas), his career was associated with Real Madrid, although he Could never become a part of its first-team setup, going on to Represent other teams in his country.

In July 2007, Negredo was sold to La Liga UD Almería Newcomers, with Real Madrid having an option to rebuy. He made his debut topflight on 26 August, in a shock 3-0 win at Deportivo de La Coruña. On 2 February 2008, he scored from the penalty spot in a 2-0 home win against his former team. Negredo finished the season as Almeria's top scorer with 13 goals, as the side from Andalusia finished 8th.

Real Madrid exercised Their buyback option of a reported € 5 million on Negredo during the summer of 2009, and the player returned to first team training with the club, on 10 July. In the pre-season , he scored the fourth goal against LDU Quito, in a 4-2 Peace Cup win. Negredo was an Undisputed first-choice for Sevilla in the 2010-11 season - Fabiano also returned to São Paulo FC in March 2011 - scoring 27 goals official , 20 in the league. Highlights included braces against Villarreal CF (3-3 away draw in the cup, with his team eventually reaching the semifinals), Deportivo (3-3 away draw), Real Madrid (2-6 home loss,) Osasuna (2-3 loss, away) and RCD Espanyol (3-2 away win).

Personal information
Full name Álvaro Negredo Sánchez
Date of birth 20 August 1985 (age 26)
Place of birth Madrid, Spain
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Striker

Club information
Current club Sevilla
Number 9

Youth career
2000-2001 Escuela Fútbol A.F.E
Rayo Vallecano 2001-2004

Senior career
years Team
Rayo 2004-2005 B 15 (14)
2004-2005 Rayo Vallecano 12 (1)
2005-2007 Real Madrid B 65 (22)
Almería 2007-2009 70 (32)
2009-Sevilla 82 (35)

National team
2006 Spain U21 1 (0)
2009-Spain 7 (5)


     Copa del Rey: 2009-10
     Supercopa de España: Runner-up 2010



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