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

David Silva

Profile Football Stars | David Silva | Silva has two younger siblings, sister and brother Nando Natalia.  Silva began playing football in the youth team of UD San Fernando, near Maspalomas.  Josue David Jiménez Silva is a Spanish footballer WHO plays for Manchester City and the Spanish national team. 

Silva made his professional debut in 2004-05, with Segunda División's SD Eibar, while on loan from Valencia, playing 35 league games and scoring on five Occasions. On 3 January 2009, he scored twice in a 3-1 home win over Atlético Madrid, still contributing with 19 matches (four goals) as the Che qualified for the Europa League. In the 2009-10 season, Silva scored a career-best eight goals, as Valencia finished in third position and returned to the UEFA Champions League.

Silva began the 2011-12 season in fine form, scoring the third goal in City's 4-0 thrashing of Swansea City and was voted man of the match. Silva also scored the Following week against Bolton Wanderers, and was named man of the match. Silva then set up two of Sergio Agüero's three goals in city's second home game against Wigan Athletic, after another magnificent display from Silva, Roberto Mancini compared Silva to fellow Spain internationals Xavi and Andrés Iniesta and said That Silva is "One of the best players in the world ".

In the first Manchester derby of the season at Old Trafford, Manchester City won 6-1, with Silva proving, yet again, to be instrumental in the Manchester City attack, scoring the fifth goal and setting up Edin Dzeko's second volley with a chested pass through the United defense. On the 5th November 2011, Silva scored his 4th goal against QPR. On 18 December, David Silva scored his 5th goal of the season against Arsenal, the game finishing 1-0 to Manchester City.

Silva first represented Spain in the 2003 FIFA U-17 World Championship in Finland, scoring three goals.  On 11 August 2010, during an international friendly with Mexico, Silva scored two minutes into second-half injury time, ending the game with a 1-1 draw. In a Euro 2012 qualifier against Liechtenstein on 3 September 2010, Silva scored after 62 minutes, in a 4-0 away win.  In Spain's first match for 2011, a friendly against Colombia on Feb 9, he CAME off the bench to score the game's only goal with just four minutes remaining, Helping Spain to a hard-Fought 1-0 win. The win saw the Spaniards enter the tournament with a perfect qualifying record by winning all Their group games.

Personal information

Full name David Jiménez Silva Josue
Date of birth 8 January 1986 (age 26)
Place of birth Arguineguín, Canary Islands, Spain
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder

Club information
Current club Manchester City
Number 21

Youth career
1995-2000 UD San Fernando
Valencia 2000-2003

Senior career
years Team
2003-2004 Valencia B 14 (1)
Valencia 2004-2010 119 (21)
2004-2005 Eibar (loan) 35 (5)
2005-2006 Celta Vigo (loan) 34 (4)
2010 - Manchester City 60 (9)

National team
2001-2002 Spain U16 6 (2)
2002-2003 Spain U17 20 (5)
2004-2005 Spain U19 14 (5)
2005 Spain U20 5 (4)
2004-2006 Spain U21 9 (7)
2006 - Spain 55 (15)


     Copa del Rey: 2007-08
     Supercopa de España: 2008 Runner-up

Manchester City
     FA Cup: 2010-11
     Community Shield: 2011 Runner-up


     FIFA World Cup: 2010
     FIFA Confederations Cup: Third-place 2009
     UEFA European Football Championship: 2008
     UEFA European Under-19 Championship: 2004
     FIFA U-17 World Championship: Runner-up 2003

     FIFA U-17 World Championship: Bronze Ball 2003
     Pedro Zaballa award: 2005
     Medalla de Oro de Canarias: 2010 [39]
     Manchester City Player of the Month (4):
         October 2010
         November 2010
         December 2010
         September 2011
     Manchester City Player of the Year: Runner-up 2010-11
     Barclays Premier League Player of the Month: September 2011


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