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

Carlos Tévez

Profile Football Stars | Carlos Tévez | In 2011, Tévez sought a transfer away from Manchester citing Reasons and Sergio Agüero family was Drafted in as a replacement. However he Remains a City player after his family moved back to Manchester with manager Roberto Mancini believing Tevez will stay for the foreseeable future. Tévez has a distinctive burn scar runs down his neck That from his right ear to his chest.

Aged 16, Tévez made his debut for Boca Juniors against Talleres de Córdoba in the Torneo Apertura during the 2001-02 of the Argentine Primera División, on 21 October 2001. Boca Juniors were crowned champions of the Copa Libertadores in 2001 and faced Bayern Munich at the 2001 Intercontinental Cup on 27 November, where They lost 1-0, however Tévez was not included in the squad. Tévez scored after 18 minutes in the first-leg to give Boca Juniors a 1-0 lead, leveled the Olimpia until the 67th minute scores in Boca when defender Cristian Traverso scored an own goal, on 8 May. In January 2005, Tévez transferred to Corinthians for £ 7.13 million, and signed a five-year, £ 6.85 million contract Following the Brazilian club's deal with Media Sports Investments Tévez captained the squad to the 2005 Campeonato Brasileiro, and he was named the league's best player by the Brazilian Football Confederation, Becoming the first non-Brazilian player to win the award since 1976.

Manchester United put forward a proposed two-year loan deal for Tévez, the which was approved on 10 August 2007. On 23 September, he scored his first goal in a 2-0 home victory against Chelsea. In November, United manager Alex Ferguson confirmed That the club wanted to sign Tévez Permanently. "He'll get me fifteen goals this season, and what's more, they'll be Important goals." Tévez was greeted with an ovation and singing of "There's Only One Carlos Tevez" from the West Ham supporters upon his return to Upton Park for an away match (lost by Manchester United) on 29 December. After the match, manager Alex Ferguson Refused to be drawn on the subject of Tévez's future with the club, saying "I did not read any of the papers. He's a Manchester United player."

After protracted Negotiations, Tévez signed a five-year contract with Manchester United's cross-town rivals, Manchester City, after a medical on 14 July 2009. On 12 September, it was claimed That the transfer fee was £ 47 million, a British transfer record, but this was later denied by both Manchester City and Media Sports Investments. Tévez was given the number 32 shirt, just as he was at Manchester United and West Ham. In signing for Manchester City, Tévez Became the first player to move Between the two Manchester clubs since Terry Cooke moved from United to City in 1999. After signing Tévez, Manchester City erected a blue 'Welcome to Manchester' billboard with Tévez in the background. Due to his commitments to the national team in the summer, Tévez was not on the bench for City in the first league game of the season against Swansea City. Tévez started his first game of the season against Wigan Athletic in the which Tevez missed a penalty That was won by David Silva but played well in the which the game ended 3-0 to City with Aguero scoring a hat trick.

Tévez first came into prominence with Argentina while playing in the FIFA U-17 World Championship. Tévez was called up for the 2006 FIFA World Cup finals, and scored his only goal of the tournament in Argentina's 6-0 group stage thrashing of Serbia and Montenegro on 16 June. Tévez later apologized for the incident. In the last 16 of the 2010 FIFA World Cup held in South Africa, Tévez scored two goals against Mexico. Tévez scored his second goal of the game with a powerful shot from outside the box.

Personal information
Full name Carlos Alberto Martínez
Date of birth 5 February 1984 (age 28)
Place of birth Ciudadela, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Height 1.73 m (5 ft 8 in)
Playing position Forward

Club information
Current club Manchester City
Number 32

Youth career
All Boys 1992-1996
Boca Juniors 1997-2001

Senior career
years Team
Boca Juniors 2001-2004 75 (26)
2004-2006 Corinthians 38 (25)
2006-2007 West Ham United 26 (7)
2007-2009 Manchester United 63 (19)
2009-Manchester City 73 (47)

National team
2001 Argentina U17 6 (2)
2004 Argentina U23 6 (8)
2004-Argentina 59 (13)


Boca Juniors
     Primera División: Apertura 2003
     Copa Libertadores: 2003
     Copa Sudamericana: 2004
     Intercontinental Cup: 2003

     Campeonato Brasileiro Série A: 2005

Manchester United
     Premier League: 2007-08, 2008-09
     FA Community Shield: 2008
     UEFA Champions League: 2007-08
     FIFA Club World Cup: 2008
     Football League Cup: 2008-09

Manchester City
     FA Cup: 2010-11

     2004 Summer Olympics: Gold medal
     South American U-20 Championship: 2003

     Copa Libertadores Most Valuable Player: 2003
     Silver Olimpia (Argentine Footballer of the Year): 2003, 2004
     Golden Olimpia (Argentine sportsperson of the Year): 2004
     Olympic Golden Boot: 2004
     CBF Campeonato Brasileiro Best Player: 2005
     Bola de Ouro Placar: 2005
     South American Footballer of the Year: 2003, 2004, 2005
     Hammer of the Year: 2007
     FA Premier League Player of the Month: December 2009
     PFA Player of the Month: March 2010
     Manchester City Official Supporter's Player of the Year: 2009-10
     Manchester City Player's Player of the Year: 2009-10
     Premier League Golden Boot: 2010-11


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