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

Klaas Jan Huntelaar

Profile Football Stars | Klaas Jan Huntelaar | Huntelaar went on to score eight goals in 20 appearances (13 starts and 7 sub appearances) in just half a season at Real Madrid. On 14 August 2009, Huntelaar made his debut for Milan during the TIM Trophy tournament friendly. Huntelaar was Unable to play any part in Milan's opening league game of the season due to a suspension he had Incurred whilst playing for Real Madrid. Previously Huntelaar played for PSV, De Graafschap, AGOVV Apeldoorn, Heerenveen, Ajax, Real Madrid, and Milan, before joining Schalke in August 2010. Klaas-Jan Huntelaar, nicknamed The Hunter, is a Dutch footballer plays as a striker who for Schalke 04 and the Dutch national football team.

In his first season at PSV, Huntelaar Quickly established Himself as a Prolific goalscorer for A1 Their youth teams under coach Willy van der Kuijlen, scoring 26 goals in 23 games to Become the top scorer in the youth leagues. In his second season at PSV, Huntelaar was added to the senior squad under coach Guus Hiddink. Huntelaar scored 26 goals in 35 league appearances and finished the season as the division's top goalscorer as well as being named the Jupiler League's Player of the Season. Huntelaar started the 2004-05 season by scoring on his debut Eredivisie with Heerenveen against AZ and took his scoring tally to 10 goals in 17 games at the winter break. At the end of the season Huntelaar had scored a total of 17 goals in 31 matches, Helping Heerenveen qualify for the UEFA Cup.

In January 2006 Huntelaar signed for AFC Ajax, the club he had supported as a child. Huntelaar made his Ajax debut after the winter break and scored his first goal for the team on 5 February 2006, against his former club SC Heerenveen in a KNVB Cup tie. During February, Huntelaar scored nine goals in seven matches for Ajax, Including Serie A club Internazionale against on his UEFA Champions League debut. Huntelaar ended the season as top scorer for Ajax with 16 league goals in 16 appearances Despite only joining in January, and also finished up as the Eredivise's top scorer with 33 league goals. He scored a total of 44 goals in 47 Appearances in all club competitions. At the start of the 2008-09, Marco van Basten was appointed as Ajax coach and named Huntelaar as a permanent first team captain. Huntelaar scored nine goals in 15 appearances in all competitions before torn ankle ligaments Suffering on 9 November 2008 in a league match against Sparta Rotterdam.

Huntelaar played in the 2001 FIFA World Youth Championship for the Netherlands under coach Louis van Gaal. Huntelaar was named as one of two strikers in the UEFA Team of the Tournament.  In the aftermath, Huntelaar was Promoted from the under-21 squad where he Remains the Netherlands all-time top goalscorer with 18 goals in 22 matches. Huntelaar added further goals to his tally, with a double in a 4-1 win against Sweden on 12 October 2010. After scoring the first goal in the 3-2 defeat against Sweden, Huntelaar's Oranje 30 goal total is only 10 goals away from Patrick Kluivert's all-time record of 40 goals for Oranje.

Personal information
Date of birth: August 12, 1983 (age 28)
Place of birth Voor-Drempt, Achterhoek, Netherlands
Height 1.86 m (6 ft 1 in)
Playing position Striker

Club information
Current club Schalke 04
Number 25

Youth career
1988-1994 VV H. en K.
1994-2000 De Graafschap
PSV 2000-2002

Senior career
years Team
2002-2004 PSV 1 (0)
2003 De Graafschap (loan) 9 (0)
AGOVV 2003-2004 (loan) 35 (26)
Heerenveen 2004-2006 46 (33)
Ajax 2006-2009 92 (76)
2009 Real Madrid 20 (8)
2009-2010 Milan 25 (7)
2010 - Schalke 04 46 (26)

National team
2004-2006 Netherlands U-21 20 (18)
2006 - The Netherlands 50 (31)


         KNVB Cup: 2005-06, 2006-07
         Johan Cruyff Shield: 2006, 2007

     Schalke 04
         DFB-Pokal: 2010-11
         DFL-Supercup: 2011

     UEFA U-21 Championship 2006
     2010 FIFA World Cup Runner-up: 2010

     Jupiler League top scorer: 2003-04
     Jupiler League Player of the Year: 2003-04
     Eredivisie top scorer: 2005-06, 2007-08
     Eredivisie Talent of the Year: 2005-06
     UEFA U-21 Championship top scorer: 2006
     UEFA U-21 Championship Golden Player: 2006
     UEFA Euro Qualifying Top scorer: 2012
     Dutch Under-21 All-Time Top scorer
     FC Schalke 04 Record Goalscorer in UEFA Competitions: 13 goals


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