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

David Pizarro

Profile Football Stars | David Pizarro | He played for the Chile national team up until 2005, for the which he won the Bronze medal at 2000 Summer Olympics at Sydney. During Pizarro's stay in Italian football, he won one Serie A title (2005-06), three Coppa Italia titles and two Supercoppa Italiana titles. Pizarro started his career as a midfielder with the Santiago Wanderers in Valparaíso, Chile. Pizarro first played European football with Udinese in Serie A.

During his only season with Internazionale, Pizarro won the Italian championship, the Supercoppa Italiana, and the Coppa Italia. On 19 August 2006, the U. S. Rome acquired the 50% of Pizarro's transfer card and he signed a four-year contract with the team of a transfer fee of € 6.5 million in a co-ownership deal. After Pizarro's arrival to the team, Pizarro wore the number 7 shirt and he was under his former coach in Udinese Calcio, Luciano Spalletti. On 12 September 2006, Pizarro scored his official goal for the team in a 4-0 Champions League victory over Shaktar Donetsk at 89th minute.

On 20 June 2007, Rome Announced That paid € 5,750,000 million to Internazionale over the next three seasons for the remaining of Pizarro in AS Roma, who had played an Important role in the club's last season.  In Rome's next season, Pizarro was a titular Undisputed with Daniele De Rossi on Spalletti's squad. He scored his season goal against SSC Napoli in a 4-4 draw for Serie A. After of the qualifying of Rome to the Round of 16 UEFA Champions League in 2007-08, an Important Pizarro scored a goal against Real Madrid at 24th minute, in a 2-1 Roma's victory. Pizarro once proclaimed champion of the Coppa Italia, now in the 2007-08 season, beating newly to Inter Milan. On 1 February 2009, Pizarro scored two goals in a Serie A match against Reggina Calcio. Shortly after Rome dismissed Speculation of a departure from the club for Pizarro.

Pizarro signed for Manchester City on loan from Roma on 31 January 2012 until the end of the season. Manager Roberto Mancini had managed Previously Pizarro at Inter Milan.  Pizarro began his international career in 1999. After failing to qualifying for the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany, Pizarro Announced his retirement from international football, listing Several Reasons for his decision. He disliked ex-coach Juvenal Olmos association and ex-president Reinaldo Sanchez. Citation needed  Also, he believed the players on the national team played solely to gain popularity.  In early 2009, Pizarro said That he missed playing international football. In late 2011, Pizarro Announced his wish to return to international football, but was Refused by the Chilean international manager.

Personal information
Full name David Marcelo Cortes Pizarro
Date of birth 11 September 1979 (age 32)
Place of birth Valparaíso, Chile
Height 1.70 m (5 ft 7 in)
Playing position Midfielder

Club information
Current club Manchester City
(on ​​loan from Roma)
Number 8

Senior career
years Team
Santiago Wanderers 1997-1998 41 (5)
Udinese 1999-2005 117 (18)
2001 Universidad de Chile (loan) 6 (1)
2005-2006 Internazionale 24 (2)
2006-Rome 142 (14)
2012-Manchester City (loan) 5 (0)

National team
Chile 1999-2005 36 (3)


Serie A: 2005-06
Supercoppa Italiana: 2005
Coppa Italia: 2005-06

AS Roma
Supercoppa Italiana: 2007
Coppa Italia (2): 2006-07, 2007-08

National Team
         Olympic Games: Bronze medal icon.svg in Sydney (2000)


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