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

Shinji Kagawa

Profile Football Stars | Shinji Kagawa | Kagawa started playing football in his primary school years. He joined Kobe NK Football Club and later moved to FC Barcelona in Sendai Miyagi, Miyagi Prefecture. Shinji Kagawa, is a Japanese footballer plays for German Bundesliga who club Borussia Dortmund. Previously he played for Cerezo Osaka. By mid-2010, Kagawa was represented with a sports agency run by retired German professional footballer Thomas Kroth, the which Ultimately handled his transfer to Borussia Dortmund.

In the summer of 2010, Kagawa transferred from Cerezo to Borussia Dortmund for € 350,000. On 22 October, Kagawa opened the scoring in the seventh minute as Dortmund crushed 1. Kagawa scored again on 5 November, as Dortmund brushed aside Wolfsburg 5-1 and moved within two points of league leaders Bayern Munich. On 28 January 2012, Kagawa scored twice in Dortmund's 3-1 win against Hoffenheim.

Kagawa played as a member of the Japan national under-20 football team in the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup held in Canada. On 24 May 2008 he made his senior international debut in a friendly Kirin Cup match. Japan won the match against Côte d'Ivoire 1-0. In September 2010 he scored the only goal of the game in Japan's 1-0 win over Paraguay in Yokohama. It took five months to rehab Kagawa his injury from the AFC Asian Cup. In the quarterfinals against Qatar, he scored two goals. The game ended 3-2, a win for Japan. In the semi-finals against South Korea, Kagawa broke his metatarsal and missed the finals where Japan beat Australia after extra-time.

Personal information
Full name Shinji Kagawa
Date of birth 17 March 1989 (age 22)
Place of birth Tarumi-ku, Kobe, Japan
Height 1.72 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder

Club information
Current club Borussia Dortmund
Number 23

Youth career
2001 - 2005 FC Barcelona Miyagi

Senior career
years Team
2006 - 2010 Cerezo Osaka 125 (55)
2010 - Borussia Dortmund 39 (16)

National team
2006 - 2008 Japan U19  4 (0)
2007 - Japan U20 2 (0)
2008 - Japan U23 3 (0)
2008 - Japan 29 (9)


     AFC Asian Cup: 2011

Borussia Dortmund
     Bundesliga: 2010-11

     J. League Division 2 Top scorer: 2009


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