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

Keisuke Honda


Profile Football Stars | Keisuke Honda | Keisuke Honda,  is a Japanese footballer currently plays for CSKA who Moscow and the Japan national football team. Honda was born in Settsu, Osaka Prefecture, Japan. He started playing football for the local club; Settsu FC, he started there when he was in second grade at primary school. He Entered Seiryo High School in Ishikawa Prefecture and chose to play for the school. He was one of the best players in the team and the school team advanced to the semi-finals of the All Japan High School Soccer Tournament.

On January 16, 2008, Honda signed a two and half year deal with Eredivisie side VVV-Venlo. In the 08-09 season, he scored 16 goals in 36 league appearances to help the team to be Promoted to the Eredivisie for the 09-10 season.

At the end of December 2009, Honda transferred to Russian club CSKA Moscow. Honda signed a four year contract. Honda made his debut for CSKA Moscow in the UEFA Champions League match against Sevilla. In the second leg in Seville, he scored the winning goal through a direct free kick for CSKA after having set up the first goal for Tomáš Necid. Honda scored his first league goal on 12 March 2010, in the home match against Amkar Perm. With the goal, he secured the win for CSKA Moscow.

He was a member of the Japan team for 2005 FIFA World Youth Championship and played for U-23 national team, that qualified for 2008 Summer Olympics football tournament finals. On 14 July 2008, he was formally named as one of the midfielders of the Japanese U-23 national football team for the Beijing Olympics football competition. He scored his first goal for the senior national team on 27 May 2009 in a friendly match against Chile at Nagai Stadium in Osaka. Honda was included in the 2011 AFC Asian Cup by coach Alberto Zaccheroni. In the game against Syria he scored a penalty kick making the score 2-1 for Japan. He earned player of the match for that game. Again, he earned player of the match.

Personal information
Full name Keisuke Honda
Date of birth 13 June 1986 (age 25)
Place of birth Osaka, Japan
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Attacking Midfielder

Club information
Current club PFC CSKA Moscow
Number 7

Youth career
Settsu FC
1999-2001 Gamba Osaka
2002-2004 High School Seiryō

Senior career
years Team
2005-2007 Nagoya Grampus 90 (11)
VVV-Venlo 2008-2009 68 (24)
2010-CSKA Moscow 49 (13)

National team
2005 Japan U-20 1 (0)
2006-2008 Japan U-23 18 (5)
2008-Japan 31 (8)


     AFC Asian Cup: 1

     Jupiler: 1
CSKA Moscow
     Russian Cup: 1

     AFC Asian Cup Most Valuable Player: 1
     Japanese Footballer of the Year: 1


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