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

Dirk Kuyt

Profile Football Stars | Dirk Kuyt | Booy played Kuyt as a striker / attacking midfielder (behind the striker) for the entire season, and Kuyt repaid him with 20 league goals. FC Utrecht also reached the Dutch Cup final, where They met Feyenoord. Although They were the underdogs Utrecht comfortably won the cup 4-1, with Kuyt scoring one and being given the man-of-the-match award.

At Feyenoord, Kuyt Immediately Became a fans' favorite with his continued goal scoring success. His first season saw him net another 20 league goals. The opening game of the 2004-05 season marked Kuyt's first-ever hat-trick against De Graafschap. In 2005 Kuyt was handed the Feyenoord club captaincy and went on to have a Successful third season with the club, scoring 25 goals in all competitions. Over the summer of 2006 Kuyt was again linked with moves to many top English clubs, Liverpool and most Notably Newcastle United. Kuyt completed a move to Liverpool on 18 August for an undisclosed fee. Kuyt missed only five games over seven seasons from 1999 until 2006, making 233 appearances. Between March 2001 and April 2006 he played 179 consecutive matches.

Upon joining Liverpool, Kuyt Stated "I only wanted to leave Feyenoord for a really big club, and that 'is what Liverpool are. In his third start for the club on 20 September 2006 Kuyt scored his first goal against Newcastle United in a Premier League game at Anfield, and Followed up with another against Tottenham Hotspur in the next game. He scored his third goal for Liverpool with his father watching the game at Anfield, contributing to Liverpool's 3-1 win over Aston Villa. On 21 September 2011, Dirk Kuyt scored his first goal of the season in a 2-1 win against Brighton in the 83rd minute in the third round of the Carling Cup. After coming on as a substitute, Kuyt scored Liverpool's second goal in the Carling Cup final against Cardiff City on February 26th; the game finished 2-2 after extra-time, with Liverpool winning on Penalties-Kuyt scoring one of them.

On 2 September 2010, Kuyt scored a penalty as Holland began Their Euro 2012 qualifying campaign with a 5-0 away win against San Marino. On 25 March 2011 Hollands Kuyt scored third goal in a 4-0 win against Hungary for the Euro 2012 qualifiers. On 8 June 2011, Kuyt scored a 90th minute equalizer for Holland against Uruguay, leveling the match to 1-1, with Liverpool teammate Luis Suarez netting the opening goal of the match. Kuyt scored the fourth goal in Holland's record 11-0 win over San Marino. Kuyt headed in his seventh international goal of 2011 in a 3-2 loss against Sweden.

Personal information
Full name Dirk Kuyt
Date of birth 22 July 1980 (age 31)
Place of birth Katwijk aan Zee, Netherlands
Height 1.84 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Forward / Winger

Club information
Current club Liverpool
Number 18

Youth career
Quick Boys

Senior career
years Team
Utrecht 1998-2003 160 (51)
Feyenoord 2003-2006 101 (71)
2006 - Liverpool's 200th (50)

National team
2004 - The Netherlands 85 (24)


     KNVB Cup: 2002-03

     Football League Cup: 2011-12

World Cup Runner-Up 2010

     Eredivisie top scorer: 2005
     Dutch Golden Shoe: 2003, 2006
     Malta Supporters Club Player of the Season: 2012


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