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

Sergio Ramos

Profile Football Stars | Sergio Ramos | After emerging through Sevilla's youth system, he went on to be a defensive Main Stay for both Real Madrid and the Spanish national team, Gaining his first cap at the age of 18. Born in Camas, Seville, Andalusia, Ramos began his career at local side FC Sevilla, emerging through the club's youth system alongside Jesús Navas and Antonio Puerta. In the 2004-05 season, Ramos Appeared in 31 games as Sevilla finished sixth and qualified to the UEFA Cup, netting in home fixtures against Real Sociedad (2-1) and Real Madrid (2-2).

In the summer of 2005, 19-year old Ramos was purchased by Real Madrid for € 27 million, a record for a Spanish teenager. At the club, Ramos was awarded the number 4 shirt, Previously worn by Fernando Hierro. On 6 December 2005, he scored his first goal for the Merengues, in a 2-3 UEFA Champions League group stage loss at Olympiacos FC.  Just at the start of the 2009-10 season, Ramos was appointed as one of Real Madrid's four captains of Real Madrid. On 21 February 2010, he played his 200th official match for the capital team against Villarreal CF (150 in the first division).

In Real Madrid's 5-0 loss to FC Barcelona on 29 November 2010, Ramos was sent off after kicking Lionel Messi from behind, then pushing Carles Puyol in the ensuing melee. After this ejection, he equaled Fernando Hierro's previous record for red cards at the club, having played in 264 fewer games.  On 20 April 2011, Ramos started in the season's Copa del Rey final, a 1-0 win against Barcelona in Valencia. On 12 July 2011, Ramos extended his contract with Real Madrid until 2017.

In 2004, Ramos Became an instant hit for Spain's under-21, for whom he played six international matches. In the tournament's final stages, Ramos played in all matches and minutes, except the 2-1 group stage win against Greece. Ramos was selected in the squad for the 2009 FIFA Confederations Cup in South Africa, as Spain finished in third position.

Personal information
Full name Sergio Ramos García
Date of birth 30 March 1986 (age 26)
Place of birth Seville, Spain
Height 1.83 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Defender

Club information
Current club Real Madrid
Number 4

Youth career
Sevilla 1996-2003

Senior career
years Team
Sevilla 2003-2004 B 26 (2)
Sevilla 39 2004-2005 (2)
2005 - Real Madrid 229 (28)

National team
2002 Spain U17 1 (0)
2004 Spain U19 6 (0)
2004 Spain U21 6 (0)


Real Madrid
     La Liga: 2006-07, 2007-08, 2011-12
     Copa del Rey: 2010-11
     Supercopa de España: 2008: Runner-up 2011

Spain U-19
     UEFA U-19 Championship: 2004

     FIFA World Cup: 2010
     UEFA European Championship: 2008
     FIFA Confederations Cup: Third-place 2009

     La Liga Breakthrough Player of the Year: 2005
     ESM Team of the Year: 2007-08
     FIFA / FIFPro World XI: 2008, 2011
     UEFA Team of the Year: 2008
     2010 FIFA World Cup: Winner Castrol Index
     FIFA World Cup All-Star Team: 2010


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