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

Claudemir Jeronimo Barreto (Cacao)


Profile Football Stars | Claudemir Jeronimo Barreto (Cacao) | In only his second Bundesliga match, against Bayer 04 Leverkusen on 8 December 2001, he scored two goals in Nuremberg's 4-2 defeat. He finished his first Bundesliga season with six goals in 17 appearances, but failed to repeat the success Following the season, when he scored only two goals in 27 appearances and Nuremberg were relegated.

After an unsuccessful season in 2005-06, in the which he only scored four goals for Stuttgart Bundesliga, he went on to be one of the key players in the club's run to the league title in 2007, once again Becoming Their second-best goalscorer with 13 goals, netting both goals crucially in their 2-0 win over Bayern Munich as well as the winning goal in a 3-2 away win over VfL Bochum in the final five rounds of the season. During the 2006-07 season, he also helped Stuttgart reach the final of the DFB-Pokal, scoring five goals in six matches, Including the opening goal in the final against his former team Nuremberg.

In February 2009, he Became eligible to play for Germany after he acquired a German passport having lived and played in Germany for over eight years. On 19 May 2009, Cacau was called up by the German national team's coach Joachim Low for Their friendly matches against China and the United Arab Emirates. He made his international debut on 29 May 2009 in Germany's 1-1 draw against China, playing 27 minutes as a substitute for Mario Gomez. In the third place World Cup game, Germany faced Uruguay on 10 July 2010. Cacau started for his German side, but was eventually subbed out. Defeated Germany 3-2 Uruguay, taking third place at the 2010 South African World Cup.

Personal information
Full name Claudemir Jeronimo Barreto
Date of birth 27 March 1981 (age 30)
Place of birth Santo André, São Paulo, Brazil
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 1/2 in)
Playing position Striker

Club information
Current club VfB Stuttgart
Number 18

Youth career
Palmeiras 1994-1997
an amateur club in Mogi das Cruzes

Senior career
years Team
Türk 1999-2001 Gücü München 31 (7)
2001-2003 1. FC Nuremberg 44 (8)
2003-VfB Stuttgart 230 (74)

National team
2009-Germany 22 (6)


VfB Stuttgart
     Fußball-Bundesliga: 2006-07

     FIFA World Cup 2010: Third place - Bronze medal


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