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

Axel Witsel

Profile Football Stars | Axel Witsel | On 30 August 2009, Witsel sparked Controversy when he broke Marcin Wasilewski's leg by stamping on his ankle during the match Between Anderlecht and Standard.  Axel Witsel Thomas, is a Belgian football player plays for Benfica who. On 17 September 2006 a 17-year-old made his debut with Witsel Standard Liege during a competitive game against FC Brussels when he replaced Steven Defour in the 89th minute. The initial ban until 23 November by the Belgian Football Association,  was later reduced on appeal to eight matches.

Axel Witsel currently plays for Benfica from Portugal, having signed a five year deal on July 13, 2011. Witsel scored twice in the 3-1 win against FC Twente in the Champions League play-off second leg, on 24th August 2011. He scored a 4-1 opener in a thrashing in Taça da Liga on 9th January 2012 against Vitoria SC. Scored his 4th goal against Santa Clara in 18th January 2012 for Taça da Liga.

Prior to making his international debut for the senior side, he played for the under-21 side in 2007 earning nine caps as well as Helping his side reach the semi-finals of the 2007 UEFA European Under-21 Football Championship. On 26 March 2008, made his international debut Witsel during a friendly game against Morocco. The match resulted in a 1-4 loss, but scored his first goal Witsel for Belgium.

Personal information
Full name Thomas Axel Witsel
Date of birth 12 January 1989 (age 23)
Place of birth Liège, Belgium
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Midfielder

Club information
Current club Benfica
Number 28

Youth career
2004-2006 Standard Liege

Senior career
years Team
2006-2011 Standard Liege 148 (33)
2011-Benfica 20 (0)

National team
Belgium U17 8 (0)
Belgium U19 3 (0)
2007 Belgium U21 9 (0)
2008-Belgium 27 (5)


Standard Liege
     Belgian League winner (2): 2007-08, 2008-09
     Belgian Cup (1): 2010-11
     Belgian Supercup (2): 2008, 2009

     Belgian Young Footballer of the Year: 2007-08
     Belgian Golden Shoe: 2008


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