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

Emmanuel Adebayor

Profile Football Stars | Emmanuel Adebayor | Adebayor Previously played for Metz, Monaco and Arsenal and was voted African Footballer of the Year for 2008. In his first season, he played nine games and scored twice. In the 2002-03 season, Adebayor scored 17 goals in 35 games. He signed a new contract with Monaco in 2003, and he scored seven goals in 17 appearances, Helping them reach the 2004 UEFA Champions League final with two goals in 10 games.

On 13 January 2006, Adebayor signed for Arsenal a reported £ 7m. On 4 February 2006, Adebayor made his Arsenal debut in a Premiership match at Birmingham City and scored after 21 minutes, with Arsenal winning 2-0. At the end of his first season for the Gunners he had scored four goals in ten matches. On 13 September 2008, Adebayor scored a hat trick in Arsenal's 4-0 win away to Blackburn Rovers, getting his first league goals of the 2008-09 season. On 8 February, Adebayor suffered a hamstring injury in Arsenal's 0-0 draw against Tottenham Hotspur.

On 18 July 2009, Adebayor signed a five-year contract with Manchester City, for a transfer fee believed to be in the region of £ 25million. On his home debut, Adebayor scored the only goal in the 17th minute in a 1-0 in over Wolverhampton Wanderers, assisted by fellow summer signing Carlos Tevez. He scored in his third consecutive league match, heading the winner in a 1-0 away victory against Portsmouth. Manchester City manager Mark Hughes suggested Adebayor did it Because he wanted to be loved by City fans. In doing so, he Became the first Manchester City player to score a hat-trick in a European competition. In August 2011, Roberto Mancini confirmed Adebayor That, along with Craig Bellamy, were no longer part of his plans and Could leave Manchester City.

On 25 January 2011, Adebayor signed a loan deal to play for Real Madrid for the rest of the season. The game ended 2-0 with an aggregate score of 3-0. The game ended 4-1 and Adebayor scored the last goal within the last 3 minutes of the game. On 6 March 2011, Adebayor scored the opening goal in the 24th minute against Racing Santander from a Mesut Özil pass. Real Madrid won the match 3-1. Adebayor added two goals to his European tally for Madrid with goals against Tottenham Hotspur in a 4-0 win on 5 April 2011. Adebayor scored his first hat-trick for Real Madrid on 21 May 2011, on the last round of the 2010-11 La Liga season, against Almería.

On 25 August 2011, Adebayor signed Tottenham Hotspur on a season-long loan. [42] On 10 September 2011, Adebayor scored on his debut against Wolverhampton Wanderers in the 67th minute.  Adebayor also Provided the assist for Rafael van der Vaart's goal in their 2-1 win against North London derby former club Arsenal on 2 October. Later on Adebayor went on to score a further two goals, one was a penalty at Stoke and one came in a derby against Chelsea where the scores ended up 1-1. On 11 February 2012, Adebayor scored on a volley and supplied four assists in the 5-0 win over Newcastle United.

Adebayor was also eligible to play for Nigeria but chose to Represent the country of his birth. Adebayor helped Togo qualify for the 2006 African Cup of Nations by scoring 11 goals in the qualifiers, more than any other player in the African qualifiers. On 8 January 2010, Adebayor was one of the players involved when the Togo national team's bus came under a gunfire attack on the way to the African Cup of Nations in Angola.

Personal information
Full name Sheyi Emmanuel Adebayor
Date of birth 26 February 1984 (age 28)
Place of birth Lomé, Togo
Height 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in)
Playing position Striker

Club information
Current club Tottenham Hotspur
(on ​​loan from Manchester City)
Number 10

Youth career
OC 1998-1999 Agaza
Metz 1999-2001

Senior career
years Team
2000-2001 Metz B 10 (2)
Metz 44 2001-2003 (15)
2003-2006 Monaco 78 (18)
Arsenal-2006-2009 104 (46)
2009-Manchester City 34 (15)
2011-Real Madrid (loan) 14 (5)
2011-Tottenham Hotspur (loan) 30 (13)

National team
2000-Togo 43 (18)


Real Madrid
     Copa del Rey: 2010-11

     Goal of the Month: September 2007 (with Arsenal)
     Goal of the Season: 2007-08 (with Arsenal)
     PFA Team of the Year: 2007-08 (with Arsenal)
     BBC African Footballer of the Year: 2007
     African Player of the Year: 2008
     Super Awards African Player of the Year: 2008
     Togo Footballer of the Year: 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008


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