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

Arturo Vidal

Profile Football Stars | Arturo Vidal | The match was Between Colo Colo and arch-rivals Universidad de Chile. Vidal came on as a late substitute for Gonzalo Fierro. Colo-Colo would go on to win the game 2-1 and win the championship as well. In the following season (2006 Clausura Tournament) he Became a more Important part of the squad and would lead to Colo-Colo Their second championship win in a row. Vidal scored three goals in Colo-Colo's Copa Sudamericana 2006 campaign.

The 2007 Apertura Tournament was Vidal's last with Colo-Colo as he left for Bayer Leverkusen in the summer. The two clubs then Agreed on a fee of $ 11 million with Bayer Leverkusen paying $ 7.7 million for 70% ownership of his contract. His transfer broke the previous record of Matías Fernández's $ 9 million transfer to Villarreal. Upon his return, he scored a goal to break the deadlock in the 4-1 semifinal win over Mainz in the German Cup but Bayer eventually lost to Werder Bremen in the final. The 2010-11 season would be Vidal's last with Bayer. He helped the club to a runner-up finish in the Bundesliga and topped the charts for his club assists with 11 assists, the which was joint second in the league.  After a good 2010-11 season, Vidal was linked with Various clubs, Including Bayer's Bundesliga rivals Bayern Munich.

Vidal represented Chile at the Under-20 level at the 2007 South American Youth Championship in Paraguay where he was the tournament's second top scorer with six goals. During the tournament he played central midfield and helped the team to qualify for the 2007 FIFA U-20 World Cup where Chile finished in third place with two goals Vidal scoring in the tournament, Including the match winner against Portugal in the Round of 16. Vidal made his senior debut in a friendly against Venezuela where Chile won 1-0. He Became a regular under Marcelo Bielsa when fit during 2010 World Cup qualifying, playing in 11 matches and scoring a goal.

Personal information
Full name Arturo Erasmo Vidal Pardo
Date of birth 22 May 1987 (age 24)
Place of birth Santiago, Chile
Height 1.81 m (5 ft 11 1/2 in)
Playing position Midfielder

Club information
Current club Juventus
Number 22

Youth career

Senior career
years Team
Colo-Colo 2005-2007 36 (2)
2007-2011 Bayer Leverkusen 117 (15)
2011-Juventus 29 (6)

National team
2007 Chile U-20 13 (8)
2007-Chile 37 (3)


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