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

Radamel Falcao

Profile Football Stars | Radamel Falcao | He is Considered to be one of the best strikers in the world, having surpassed Jürgen Klinsmann's record of 15 goals (17) in a single annual international European football club competition UEFA Champions League / (particularly,) UEFA Europa League campaign. In July 2011, Falcao was regarded as the fifth best player in Europe during the 2010-11 season through balloting by sportswriters of the 53 UEFA member associations. Falcao was Considered the second best goal scorer by the International Federation of Football History & Statistics for 2011 superseded only by Argentine Lionel Messi was first who. Falcao's talents has Increased over recent years his reputation during his time in Europe.  The Following year, Falcao, aged just 14, Became a regular member of the squad managed by Hernán Pacheco.

At 19, Falcao debuted as a starter under Reinaldo Merlo, scoring two goals in his first start. Quickly he built a reputation, scoring seven goals in his first seven starts. He would score seven goals in his 11 appearances in 2005 (four as a sub under Leo Astrada). He injured ligaments in his right knee while scoring a goal in a match against San Lorenzo. Falcao exacerbated the knee injury when he tore the anterior cruciate ligaments of the same knee during a pre-season practice in January 2006. The recovery period would be the most difficult, of Falcao's career, as he would score only three goals in 25 appearances in aggregate over the fall and spring of 2006-07 - 10 of these being late game appearances Substitutions. Falcao came in fifth in overall voting for South American players of the year in the same survey.

Falcao finally made it to Europe when he joined the Portuguese giants FC Porto on 15 July 2009, for € 3.93 million, after Porto Lisandro López sold to Olympique Lyonnais. In the UEFA Europa League final, Falcao scored the only goal of the game with a header after a cross from Fredy Guarín, giving the title to Porto.  He set a new goalscoring record of 17 goals in 14 games during the 2010-11 UEFA Europa League, surpassing Jürgen Klinsmann's previous record of 15 goals. Porto paid a commission of € 6,585,150 to extend the contract.

On 18 August 2011, Porto Agreed Announced They had a fee with Atletico Madrid for the transfer of Falcao. Falcao made his debut on September 10 Atlético away to Valencia, playing the full 90 minutes in a 1-0 defeat. Three days later, Falcao scored another brace in the 4-0 victory over Sporting Gijon, putting Himself as the top scorer of the league with five goals, alongside Lionel Messi and Roberto Soldado. On 3 November, Falcao netted a goals in Atletico's 4-0 triumph over Udinese, the goal Meant That Falcao had scored 19 goals in his last 18 games Europa League. Falcao madrileño played his first derby against Real Madrid on 11 April 2012. Falcao scored the only goal in a 4-1 home loss for Atletico with a brilliant header, not yet having Atlético beat Real Madrid for another year. Pior towards scoring a goal against spanish giants, Falcao had also managed to score against fellow Spanish giants FC Barcelona Despite a 2-1 loss as well. Falcao scored his 22nd goal against Rayo Vallecano in a crucial 1-0 victory for Atletico Madrid. For the first leg of the 2011-12 Europa League semifinals against Valencia, Falcao scored a double in a 4-2 victory while making Atletico Madrid the first team to win 10 straight matches in a single season Europa League.

Falcao proved his worth in their third group game against Bolivia, scoring both goals in a 2-0 win That secured passage into the quarter-finals. This being the first time ever Falcao has scored more than one goal in a game at international level. Falcao made a goal against Bolivia during the first match of Colombia's qualifying for the 2014 world cup during the final minute of the game, giving Colombia a 2-1 win, the first ever win of Colombia in La Paz. In February, Falcao made another field goal against Mexico in a game That ended up 2-0.

Personal information
Full name Radamel Falcao García Zárate
Date of birth 10 February 1986 (age 26)
Place of birth Santa Marta, Colombia
Height 1.77 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Striker

Club information
Current club Atlético Madrid
Number 9

Senior career
years Team
2001-2009 River Plate 90 (34)
Porto 2009-2011 51 (41)
2011-Atlético Madrid 31 (23)

National team
2007-Colombia 35 (11)


River Plate
     Argentine Primera División (1): 2008 Clausura

     UEFA Europa League (1): 2010-11
     Primeira League (2): 2010-11, 2011-12
     Taça de Portugal (2): 2009-10, 2010-11
     Portuguese Supercup (2): 2010, 2011

     Part of the Dream Team of America in 2007
     Top scorer of Taça de Portugal: 2009-10
     Best goal of the UEFA Champions League: 2009-10
     Portuguese Golden Ball: 2010-11
     Top scorer of the 2010-11 UEFA Europa League: 2011
     (Record of 17 goals in a European competition)
     Best player of April 2011 of the Portuguese League
     Best player of the UEFA Europa League Final: 2011
     Decorated by the Congress of Colombia with the Order of Boyaca: 2011


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