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

Wayne Rooney

Profile Football Stars | Wayne Rooney | Rooney featured at the 2006 and 2010 World Cups and is Widely regarded as his country's best player.  As of September 2011, he has won 73 international caps and scored 28 goals. Along with David Beckham, Rooney is the most red carded player for England, having been sent off twice. Rooney made his senior international debut in 2003 Becoming the youngest player to Represent England (a record later broken by Theo Walcott). He is England's youngest ever goalscorer. He played at the UEFA Euro 2004 and scored four goals, briefly Becoming the competition's youngest goalscorer. Rooney has won the Premier League 'Goal of the Season' award by the BBC's Match of the Day poll on three Occasions.

Rooney began playing for Liverpool Schoolboys and until May 2010 he held the record of 72 goals scored in one season. At age nine, Rooney played for Copplehouse boys' club in the local Walton and Kirkdale junior league and scored 99 goals in his final season before being spotted by Everton scout Bob Pendleton.

Rooney sustained a broken metatarsal in That game after a tackle made by Paulo Ferreira. Rooney's goalscoring further improved in the 2005-06 season, as he managed 16 goals in 36 Premier League games. On 11 February 2012, Rooney marked his 500th career game by senior scoring two goals as United beat rivals Liverpool 2-1 at Old Trafford. On 4 March Rooney scored the first goal in a 3-1 away win against Tottenham Hotspur at White Hart Lane and went past Joe Spence in Manchester United's all-time top goalscorers table heading up to sixth place overall with 169 goals. He scored another brace in his next game, against Atletico Bilbao in the Europa League. On 11 March Rooney scored two goals That Brought the United the victory against West Bromwich Albion in a 2-0 home win.

Arsenal youngster Theo Walcott broke Rooney's appearance record by 36 days in May 2006. During the 2010 World Cup in South Africa, after England drew with Algeria, the England players were Rooney scored three goals.

Personal information
Full name Wayne Mark Rooney
Date of birth 24 October 1985 (age 26)
Place of birth Croxteth, Liverpool, England
Height 1.78 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Forward

Club information
Current club Manchester United
Number 10

Youth career
1996 - 2002 Everton

Senior career
years Team
2002 - 2004 67 Everton (15)
2004 - Manchester United 241 (122)

National team
2000-2001 England U15 4 (2)
2001-2002 England U17 12 (7)
2002-England U19 1 (0)
2003-England 73 (28)


Manchester United
     Premier League (4): 2006-07, 2007-08, 2008-09, 2010-11
     Football League Cup (2): 2005-06, 2009-10
     FA Community Shield (3): 2007, 2010, 2011
     UEFA Champions League (1): 2007-08
     FIFA Club World Cup (1): 2008

     PFA Players' Player of the Year (1): 2009-10
     PFA Young Player of the Year (2): 2004-05, 2005-06
     PFA Fans' Player of the Year (2): 2005-06, 2009-10
     PFA Premier League Team of the Year (2): 2005-06, 2009-10
     FWA Footballer of the Year (1): 2009-10
     Goal of the Season (3): 2004-05, 2006-07, 2010-11
     Goal of the Month (6): October 2003, January 2005, April 2005,
     January 2007, March 2007, February 2011
     Sir Matt Busby Player of the Year (2): 2005-06, 2009-10
     BBC Young Sports Personality of the Year (1): 2002
     Bravo Award (1): 2003
     UEFA Euro 2004 Team of the Tournament
     FIFPro World Young Player of the Year (1): 2004-05
     Premier League Player of the Month (5): February 2005, December 2005,
     March 2006, October 2007, January 2010
     Barclays Player of the Year (1): 2009-10
     FIFA Club World Cup Golden Ball (1): 2008
     England Player of the Year (2): 2008, 2009
     Golden Boot Award Landmark 20 (1): 2009-10
     FIFA / FIFPro World XI (1): 2011


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