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

Givanildo Vieira de Souza ( Hulk )

Profile Football Stars |  Givanildo Vieira de Souza ( Hulk ) | Hulk was born in Campina Grande, Paraíba. After settling rarely as a youth, he started playing professionally with Esporte Clube Vitória in Salvador, Bahia, then emigrated on loan to Japan to play for Kawasaki Frontale. In 2007, the Hulk was loaned again to a second division team, Tokyo Verdy, where he was even more effective, scoring 37 goals in 42 matches and being the top goalscorer of the season.

Givanildo Vieira de Souza, Brazilian footballer is a who  plays for FC Porto in Portugal. As his nickname Suggests, Hulk's strength and stocky build are Considered his foremost attributes, along with speed, acceleration, and a powerful shot.

Hulk started the 2010-11 season in impressive fashion, scoring sixteen sixteen times in his first official matches, Including a hat-trick against KRC Genk for the UEFA Europa League's play-off stage, on 26 August 2010 (4-2 home win, 7-2 on aggregate). From September to January he won the Portuguese Championship Player of the Year, making him the only player to have won the award six times; on 7 November 2010, he scored the last two goals as Benfica Porto trounced 5-0 at home, creating a 10-point difference Between the two teams, with the northerners leading the league, and eventually winning it, with the player leading the goalscoring charts.  On 27 October 2009, the Hulk was called up for the first time to the Brazilian national team, for friendly matches against England and Oman.

Personal information
Full name Givanildo Vieira de Souza
Date of birth 25 July 1986 (age 25)
Place of birth Campina Grande, Brazil
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Striker / Winger

Club information
Current club Porto
Number 12

Youth career
2001-2002 Vilanovense
2002 São Paulo
Vitória 2003-2004

Senior career
years Team
2004-2005 Vitória 1 (0)
2005 Kawasaki Frontale (loan) 9 (1)
2006-2008 Kawasaki Frontale 2 (0)
2006 Consadole (loan) 38 (25)
Tokyo Verdy 2007 (loan) 42 (37)
Tokyo Verdy 2008 11 (7)
2008 - Porto 89 (45)

National team
2009 - Brazil 9 (2)


     Primeira League (2): 2008-09, 2010-11
     Taça de Portugal (3): 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11
     Supertaça Candido de Oliveira (3): 2009, 2010, 2011
     UEFA Europa League (1): 2010-11

     J. League Division 2 Top scorer (1): 2007
     Peace Cup Golden Shoe (1): 2009
     Peace Cup Silver Ball (1): 2009
     Primeira League Top scorer (1): 2010-11
     Primeira Liga Breakthrough Player (1): 2008-09
     Portuguese League Player of the Month (5): February 2009,
     September 2010, October 2010, December      2010, January 2011 (record)
     Primeira League Player of the Year (1): 2010-11


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