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

Wesley Sneijder

Profile Football Stars | Wesley Sneijder | Due to his impeccable placement and confirmed ability to score from free kicks, Sneijder earned the reputation as a dead-ball specialist. Wesley Sneijder is a Dutch footballer playing as an attacking midfielder for Internazionale.  Previously represented Sneijder Various Youth squads for the Netherlands.

Sneijder started his career in AFC Ajax's famous youth academy. On 12 August 2007, Ajax Agreed to sell Sneijder to Real Madrid for € 27 million, According to the club's website, making him the second most expensive Dutch football player.

Sneijder was the second of three Dutchmen to sign for Real Madrid 2007-08 season, joining Royston Drenthe and Arjen Robben. In his first La Liga match for Real, he scored the winner in the Madrid derby against Atlético Madrid. Sneijder capped a fine first season in Spain by hitting a stunning free kick in the last game of the season against Levante UD at the Bernabéu, taking his goal tally to nine in the La Liga season, a season the which also saw Real retain Their title.

On 3 October 2009 he scored his first, decisive goal, in the 92nd minute against Udinese in a 2-1 win, after a brilliant match. His second goal was scored on 24 October 2009 against Catania, directly from free kick, and he scored his first UEFA Champions League goal for Inter in a dramatic 2-1 win against Dynamo Kiev in the 89th minute. His next goal was also scored off a hard-swerving free kick in a Coppa Italia game against Livorno. On 28 October 2010, Sneijder signed a five year contract extension with Inter, tying him to the club until 2015. In the first leg, Sneijder and Inter were Uninspired and lost 1-0 to a late Mario Gomez goal at the San Siro. On 15 March 2011, Sneijder Inter helped turn it around scoring in the 63rd minute leading to a 3 - second win (3-3 on aggregate, Inter through on away goals were) at the Allianz Arena, booking a place in the quarter-final against FC Schalke 04.

Sneijder reached the UEFA Euro 2004 semi-finals with the Netherlands. Sneijder scored the winning goal in a 1-0 victory over Japan. In the Netherlands' round of 16 match against Slovakia, Sneijder scored in a 2-1 victory . Sneijder was again named man of the match on FIFA's website. The Netherlands won the match 3-2 and progressed to the final. Sneijder was yet again named on FIFA's website as the Budweiser man of the match According to the online public vote. In the World Cup Final, the Dutch lost to Spain 1-0 after extra time, conceding the only goal of the match after 116 minutes.

Personal information
Full name Wesley Sneijder
Date of birth 9 June 1984 (age 27)
Place of birth Utrecht, Netherlands
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Attacking midfielder

Club information
Current club Internazionale
Number 10

Youth career
Ajax 1991-2002

Senior career
years Team
Ajax 2002-2007 127 (48)
2007-2009 Real Madrid 52 (11)
2009 - Internazionale 64 (9)

National team
2000-2001 Netherlands U17 6 (2)
2001-2002 Netherlands U19 8 (1)
2003 Netherlands U21 1 (0)
2003 - Netherlands 81 (23)


     Eredivisie (1): 2003-04
     KNVB Cup (2): 2005-06, 2006-07
     Johan Cruijff Schaal, (3): 2002, 2005, 2006

Real Madrid
     La Liga (1): 2007-08
     Supercopa de España (1): 2008

     Serie A (1): 2009-10
     Coppa Italia (2): 2009-10, 2010-11
     Supercoppa Italiana (1): 2010
     UEFA Champions League (1): 2009-10
     FIFA Club World Cup (1): 2010

     2010 FIFA World Cup Silver medal

     Johan Cruijff Prijs (1): 2004
     Ajax Talent of the Year (1): 2004
     Ajax Player of the Year (1): 2007
     UEFA Euro 2008:
         Man of the Match (2): vs. Italy, vs. France,
         Team of the Tournament
         Best Goal of the Tournament: vs. France
     Best Free kick Taker Dutch (1): 2008
     2010 UEFA Champions League Final: Fans' Man of the Match
     2010 FIFA World Cup:
         Man of the Match (4): vs. Denmark (GM), vs Japan (GM), vs Brazil (QF), vs Uruguay (SF)
         FIFA World Cup All-Star Team
         FIFA World Cup Silver Ball
         FIFA World Cup Bronze Shoe No. 1 (1): 2010
     UEFA Club Midfielder of the Year (1): 2010
     FIFA FIFPro World XI (1): 2010
     UEFA Team of the Year (1): 2010


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