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

Seydou Keita

Profile Football Stars | Seydou Keita | Keita made his Ligue 1 debut for L'OM on 19 September 1999 in a 1-0 home win against Troyes AC, adding three games in the season's UEFA Champions League. Keita signed for FC Lorient in Ligue 2, being instrumental (37 games, one goal) as the club Promoted to the top level in 2001. Born in Bamako, Mali, Keita finished his football formation in France with Olympique de Marseille, joining the club at the age of 17. In 2002, Keita joined fellow league side RC Lens, eventually Becoming team captain, and scoring a career-best 11 goals in the 2006-07 season - his fifth and last - Helping Les Sang et Or to the fifth position in the league and the last-16 in the UEFA Cup.

On 11 July 2007, Keita signed for Sevilla FC in Spain, for four years. He Appeared in both legs of the season's Supercopa de España, a 6-3 aggregate win against Real Madrid. Keita was an automatic first-choice for the Andalusians during the 2007-08 season, Helping the team to the fifth position in the league. On 3 November 2007, he scored from long-distance in a 2-0 home win against Real Madrid also, and added three in nine games in the Champions League - Including one against Arsenal in a 3-1 group stage home success , the which was the Gunners' first loss of the campaign.

Keita made his official debut for Barcelona in a Champions League qualifier against Poland's Wisła Kraków on 13 August 2008, a 4-0 home win.  Keita scored his first goal for Barcelona on 16 November 2008, in a 2-0 win at Recreativo de Huelva. On 25 October 2009, Keita scored his first career hat-trick, in a 6-1 home win against Real Zaragoza, and Contributed with 29 games - 23 starts as Barcelona renewed its domestic supremacy. In the 2010-11 season, he made more appearances than any other outfield player and, on 31 August, aged 31, signed a contract extension That would link him to the club until 2014. Keita made his debut for Mali in 2000, aged 20.

Personal information
Full name Seydou Keita
Date of birth 16 January 1980 (age 32)
Place of birth Bamako, Mali
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Midfielder

Club information
Current club Barcelona
Number 15

Youth career
Salif Keita Centre 1995-1997
Marseille 1997-1999

Senior careeryears Team
Marseille 1999-2000 6 (0)
2000-2002 Lorient 58 (1)
Lens 2002-2007 156 (19)
Sevilla 2007-2008 31 (4)
2008 - Barcelona 110 (14)

National team
2001 - Mali 70 (19)


     Coupe de France: 2001-02

     Supercopa de España: 2007
     UEFA Super Cup: Runner-up 2007

     La Liga: 2008-09, 2009-10, 2010-11
     Copa del Rey: 2008-09: Runner-up 2010-11
     Supercopa de España: 2009, 2010, 2011
     UEFA Champions League: 2008-09, 2010-11
     UEFA Super Cup: 2009, 2011
     FIFA Club World Cup: 2009, 2011

     FIFA U-20 World Cup: Third-place 1999
     Africa Cup of Nations: Third-place 2012

     FIFA U-20 World Cup: 1999 Golden Ball


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