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

Mesut Özil

Profile Football Stars | Mesut Özil | Özil has been a youth national team member since 2006, and a member of the German national team since 2009. Following his breakout performance at the World Cup, he was transferred from Werder Bremen to Real Madrid in August 2010. Mesut Özil WHO is a footballer plays for Spanish La Liga club Real Madrid and for the German national team

Fresh off his fallout at Schalke 04 he stepped into the shoes of Brazilian playmaker Diego to help lead the north German club to the 2009 DFB-Pokal with the winning goal in a 1-0 victory over Bayer Leverkusen in Berlin. Although Bremen failed to get going in their 2008-09 Bundesliga season, eventually finishing a disappointing 10th, Özil managed to make a significant impact in most games and CAME away with a Respectable three goals and 15 assists That highlighted his attacking credentials. In his second season, a Respectable Bremen finished 3rd, with Özil contributing 9 goals and 17 assists in 31 league appearances fixture.

Özil was Brought in to back up teammate Kaka, but due to his surgery, Özil obtained a starting role. He then made his La Liga debut for Real Madrid as a substitute for the Ángel María in the 62nd minute against Mallorca, Real Madrid drew 0-0 the which. Özil made his season debut in the Champions League on 15 September. Özil's performances for Real Madrid have been praised by media, fans and players.

Özil's first Champions League goal with Real in the 14th minute CAME against Milan on 19 October 2010. On 6 March 2011, after Providing two assists in a 3-1 victory over Racing Santander, Özil was greatly praised by the media worldwide thanks to his performance on the pitch, Thus Spake consolidating his outstanding season so far. He finished the 2010-11 season with Madrid with 25 assists, the highest for any player in any major European That competition season. Özil will wear the number 10 shirt for Real Madrid in 2011-12, signaling Jose Mourinho's intent to use the German international playmaker as his playing. On 14 August 2011, scored his first goal Özil against Barcelona in the first leg of the Supercopa de España in 2011. Özil is on the short-list of this year's FIFA Ballon d'Or award.

In September 2006, Özil was called up for the Germany U-17 team. Özil has been a member of the German U-21 team since 2007. On 29 June 2009, Özil was selected the man of the match in a 4-0 win over England during the U-21 European Championship finals. He made his debut for the senior side during a friendly match against Norway on 11 February 2009. He scored his first goal for the senior team in his third appearance, another friendly, against South Africa on 5 September in Leverkusen. Özil also confirmed his reputation as a decisive passer, as he Provided 7 assists, more than any international European during Euro 2012 qualification.

Personal information
Full name Mesut Özil
Date of birth 15 October 1988 (age 23)
Place of birth Gelsenkirchen, West Germany
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder

Club information
Current club Real Madrid
Number 10

Youth career
1995-1998 Westfalia 04 Gelsenkirchen
Teutonia 1998-1999 Schalke-Nord
Falke Gelsenkirchen 1999-2000
Rot-Weiss Essen 2000-2005
2005-2006 Schalke 04

Senior career
years Team
Schalke 04 2006-2008 30 (0)
Werder Bremen 2008-2010 71 (13)
2010 - Real Madrid 59 (7)

National team
2006-2007 Germany U19 11 (4)
2007-2009 Germany U21 16 (5)
2009 - Germany 31 (8)



Werder Bremen
     DFB-Pokal: 2008-09 Winner
     UEFA Cup: Runner-up 2008-09

Real Madrid
     Copa del Rey: 2010-11

     FIFA World Cup: Third place - Bronze medal (2010)
     UEFA European Under-21 Championship: 2009

     Bambi Award
     2010 FIFA World Cup Most assists (3) (shared with Thomas 
     Müller, Bastian Schweinsteiger, Kaká & Dirk Kuyt)


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