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

Ángel di María

Profile Football Stars | Ángel di María | Di María started his professional football career in 2005 when he made his debut for Rosario Central. Ángel Fabián in María Hernández, is an Argentine footballer currently plays who as a winger for Spanish La Liga club Real Madrid and the Argentine national team. He is nicknamed El Angelito, Di Magia, El Flaco, El Pibito and Fideo, the Spanish word for noodle. After putting up a remarkable performance in the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup, playing for Argentina, in María caught the eye of Several European teams and in the end, SL Benfica of Portugal signed him.

Di María was transferred to Portuguese side Benfica in July 2007 where he played as a midfielder. Benfica paid Rosario Central € 6 million for 80% of his sports rights and 50% of sports right of Andrés Díaz. Later, in August 2008, the Portuguese club paid an extra € 2 million for the remaining 20%, So highly regarded was the María by Benfica That team president Luís Filipe Vieira, when presenting the young Argentine, of toll the club's supporters he had bought the perfect replacement for Benfica's Departing captain, Simão, a talismanic figure for Benfica for over five seasons. On 27 February 2010, at María scored his first hat trick in a classic 4-0 win against Leixões SC.

On 7 July 2010, in María arrived to Madrid directly from Buenos Aires, and passed the medical test on 8 July. As a result, in María's early performances for the season were mixed with moments of Genuinely good play interspersed with moments of sheer madness by the Argentine. In María Caused the two teams to clash and an on-field incident ensued. From October 2011, in María was being picked by José Mourinho ahead of Kaká and Mesut Özil, a sign of his improving form. On 27 November 2011, in María played 60 minutes in a league game against city rivals Atletico Madrid, in the which he scored a goal for Real Madrid. José Mourinho's team won the game 4-1. On December 3, 2011, Di Maria scored Real's first goal from a sharp angle in a 0-3 defeat of Sporting de Gijon in the La Liga.

In 2007, María was picked to play for the Argentina Under-20 squad. Di María was chosen as one of the 23 players for the 2010 FIFA World Cup. On 11 August 2010, he scored the first ever international goal at Dublin's new Aviva Stadium in a friendly against Ireland with Argentina winning 1-0.

Personal information
Full name Ángel Fabián in María Hernández
Date of birth 14 February 1988 (age 24)
Place of birth Rosario, Argentina
Height 1.80 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Winger

Club information
Current club Real Madrid
Number 22

Youth career
2001-2005 Rosario Central

Senior career
years Team
2005-2007 Rosario Central 35 (6)
Benfica 2007-2010 76 (7)
2010-Real Madrid 50 (11)

National team
2005 Argentina U20 13 (3)
2008 Argentina U23 6 (2)
2008-Argentina 27 (5)


     Portuguese League: 2009-10
     Portuguese League Cup: 2008-09, 2009-10

Real Madrid
     Copa del Rey: 2010-11

     Summer Olympics: 2008
     2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup

     UEFA Team of the Year 2010 nominee
     UEFA Team of the Year 2011 nominee


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