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

Jermain Defoe

Profile Football Stars | Jermain Defoe | Defoe made his England debut in 2004 and as of March 2011, has made 46 appearances, scoring 15 goals. Defoe is Widely Considered as one of the most clinical finishers in the England, with an exceptional scoring rate, ESPECIALLY in cup competitions, scoring 38 goals in 59 games. Jermain Colin Defoe is an English footballer plays as a striker WHO for English Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur, and the England national football began his career team. Defoe with Charlton Athletic, joining Their youth team at age fourteen, before moving to West Ham United aged sixteen, and rising through the ranks.

Defoe joined Tottenham in January 2004 for an initial fee of £ 6 million, rising to £ 7 million depending on "specific performance criteria", and with Bobby Zamora joining West Ham.  Defoe marked his arrival at Tottenham with a goal on his debut in the 4-3 home win over Portsmouth in February 2004 and added a further six in the remainder of the 2003-04 season, scoring seven goals in 15 matches. He then scored 13 goals in 36 matches in the Premier League, Including a hat-trick in a 5-1 win over Southampton in December 2004, and nine goals in eight games in the FA Cup and League Cup, in the 2004-05 season . The Following season was not as profitable for Defoe and Spurs manager Martin Jol used Defoe in rotation with Robbie Keane and Mido Providing the competition for a starting position; Defoe started 23 times and CAME on as substitute 13 times, scoring nine goals

During January 2009, Portsmouth chairman Peter Storrie Revealed Jermain Defoe's intentions to leave the club in the near future. Defoe was confirmed as a Tottenham player by his new club on 9 January 2009. In pre-season Defoe scored two goals, one coming in a 3-0 win against Orlando Pirates on 23 July, and the other in a 2-1 win against Athletic Bilbao at White Hart Lane on 6 August. Defoe started the season by scoring in a 5-0 win against Hearts in a Europa League play-off game on 18 August. His first Premier League goal of the season CAME on in a 2-0 win at Wolverhampton Wanderers, scoring the second goal after exchanging passes with Niko Kranjcar. His next goal CAME in the Europa League group stage game at home to Shamrock Rovers. His first goal in October CAME on the 16th away to Newcastle United, Tottenham's second scoring in a 2-2 draw. On 6 November he scored his third Premier League goal of the season in a 3-1 win against Fulham at Craven Cottage. He then scored in two consecutive matches against West Brom and Bolton Wanderers.

Defoe's form for Bournemouth in the 2000-01 season saw him selected for the England U21s team to play Mexico U21s in May 2001, and he marked his debut with the second goal as England U21s won 3-0. He went on to gain 23 caps for England U21s, scoring seven goals. England manager Sven-Göran Eriksson singled out Defoe's display for praise in an otherwise poor performance by England, saying, Jermain Defoe did very well - I liked what I saw. Defoe was called up to the England squad to face Wales on March 26, 2011.

Personal informationFull name Colin Jermain Defoe
Date of birth 7 October 1982 (age 29)
Place of birth Beckton, London, England
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Striker

Club information
Current club Tottenham Hotspur
Number 18

Youth career
1997-1999 Charlton Athletic
1999 West Ham United

Senior career
years Team
1999-2004 West Ham United 93 (29)
2000-2001 Bournemouth (loan) 29 (18)
Tottenham Hotspur 2004-2008 139 (43)
2008 Portsmouth (loan)  1 (1)
2008-2009 Portsmouth  30 (14)
2009 - Tottenham Hotspur 82 (34)

National team
2001-2003 England U21 23 (7)
2004 - England 46 (15)


     Barclays Player of the Month (August 2009)
     Tottenham Hotspur Football Club 'Moment Of The Year': 2009-10 
     (for his 5 goals vs Wigan Athletic.)


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