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

Didier Drogba

Profile Football Stars | Didier Drogba | The next season he finished as top scorer in the 2006-07 Premier League with 20 goals and also scored the winning goals in the 2007 Football League Cup Final and FA Cup Finals. He won the FA Cup for the second time in 2009, scoring the equalizer in the final. In the 2009-10 season proved instrumental in Chelsea's Drogba Their first winning double in the club's history. He won his second Golden Boot with 29 goals, and scored the only goal in Chelsea's victory over Portsmouth in the 2010 FA Cup Final. This goal makes him the only player to score in six English Cup finals. Drogba is credited with playing a vital role in Bringing peace to his country. Drogba later helped move an African Cup of Nations qualifier to the rebel stronghold of Bouake; a move That helped confirm the peace process.

Drogba finished school when he switched cities to study Accountancy at university and he had to change clubs, Becoming an apprentice at Ligue 2 club Le Mans. Drogba lost his place to Daniel Cousin due to injury, then upon his return he failed to score throughout the remainder of the season. However, he returned to form Following the season, making 21 appearances and scoring five times.

Olympique de Marseille manager Alain Perrin signed Drogba from Guingamp, though he was soon replaced by José Anigo. Drogba retained his place in the team, scoring 19 goals and winning the National Union of Professional Footballers (UNFP) Player of the Year award. He also scored five goals in That season's UEFA Champions League and six in the UEFA Cup. Drogba Remains a club legend in Marseille, Despite playing only one season for the club.

Signing for Chelsea in July 2004 for £ 24 million, Drogba scored in his third game for the club with a header against Crystal Palace. Chelsea won the Premiership, only Their second English top-flight championship and Their first in 50 years, and the League Cup, with Drogba scoring in extra time in a 3-2 final win against Liverpool at the Millennium Stadium, as well as reaching the semi-finals of the Champions League. Drogba scored 16 goals in 40 games for Chelsea in his first season: 10th in the Premiership, five in the Champions League and one in the League Cup final. While playing against Norwich City on 27 August 2011, Drogba suffered a concussion in a collision Goalkeeper John Ruddy with Norwich. After missing two games, Drogba made his return to the Chelsea squad on 24 September against Swansea City. Drogba went on scoring his first goal of the season in a 4-1 win. Drogba received a red card on 23 October against Queens Park Rangers, Chelsea ended up losing 1-0.] On 31 December 2011, Drogba scored his 150th goal for Chelsea against Aston Villa, putting him level with Peter Osgood and Roy Bentley in terms of the club's top Scorers of all time. Even though, Chelsea was leading with the penalty scored by Drobga, the game ended in a 3-1 loss for Chelsea.  Drogba scored his 99th Premier League goal for Chelsea on 25 February 2012, in a 3-0 win over Bolton Wanderers. Drogba scored his 100th Premier League goal for Chelsea on 10 March 2012, in a 1-0 win over Stoke City.

Drogba is a Côte d'Ivoire international and helped the team qualify for its first ever World Cup, held in Germany in 2006. In February 2006, Drogba captained Côte d'Ivoire to Their second African Cup of Nations final, scoring the only goal in their semi-final match with Nigeria and putting away the spot-kick Deciding in their record-tying 12-11 penalty shootout quarter -final win over Cameroon. Drogba scored the first goal for his team in the tournament against Sudan and his only goal in the group stage. In the quarter finals, Drogba scored twice in the 3-0 win over Equatorial Guinea.

Personal information
Didier Yves Drogba Full name Tébily
Date of birth 11 March 1978 (age 34)
Place of birth Abidjan, Côte d'Ivoire
Height 1.89 m (6 ft 2 1/2 in)
Playing position Striker

Club information
Current club Chelsea
Number 11

Youth career
Levallois 1996-1997
1997-1998 Le Mans

Senior career
years Team
1998-2002 Le Mans 64 (12)
Guingamp 2002-2003 45 (20)
Marseille 2003-2004 35 (19)
2004-Chelsea 221 (100)

National team
2002-Côte d'Ivoire 84 (54)


     Premier League: 2004-05, 2005-06, 2009-10
     Football League Cup: 2004-05, 2006-07
     FA Cup: 2006-07, 2008-09, 2009-10
     FA Community Shield: 2005, 2009

     Onze d'Or: 2004
     UEFA Cup top scorer: 2004
     Ligue 1 Goal of the Year: 2004
     Ligue 1 Team of the Year: 2004
     Ligue 1 Player of the Year: 2004
     Ivorian Footballer of the Year: 2006, 2007
     African Footballer of the Year: 2006, 2009
     Chelsea Players' Player of the Year: 2007
     Premier League Golden Boot: 2007, 2010
     PFA Team of the Year: 2007, 2010
     UEFA Team of the Year: 2007
     ESM Team of the Year: 2007
     FIFPro World XI: 2007
     BBC African Footballer of the Year: 2009
     West African Footballer of the Year: 2010
     Chelsea Player of the Year: 2010
     Time Top 100: 2010
     Côte d'Ivoire all-time top scorer
     World Goalgetter of the 21st Century


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