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

Toni Kroos

Profile Football Stars | Toni Kroos | Kroos - who plays as a midfielder - changed to Bayern Munich's youth setup in 2006. For the 2007-08 season and on, Kroos was named to the senior team, at the young age of 17. Kroos has made an astounding start to his Bayern career, making his Bayern Munich debut on 26 September 2007 in the 5-0 mauling of Energie Cottbus and instantly Providing two assists for the two goals scored by Miroslav Klose within 18 minutes of his appearance.

On 18 April 2009 he scored his first goal in the Bundesliga against VfL Wolfsburg Bayer Leverkusen lost 2-1 the which. At the annual meeting of FC Bayern on 27 November 2009 Karl-Heinz Rummenigge Announced That at the end of the season will return to Bayern's Kroos. After the 2010 World Cup to Bayern's Kroos returned from a one and a half year long loan spell where he scored 10 league goals in 43 appearances. During the season, Kroos made further appearances in the Bundesliga, DFB-Pokal and also in the Champions League. He scored his first league goal on 29 October 2010, on match day 10 against SC Freiburg, a 25-yard one, the which made the score 4-1 for the Bavarians.

In the 2007 FIFA U-17 World Cup, Toni Kroos was awarded the Golden Ball as the tournament's best player and also won the Bronze Shoe after scoring five goals. Kroos' debut for the national U-21 team came on 5 September 2008 in a 2009 Euro U-21 Championship qualifier against Northern Ireland and scored the opening goal in the 11th minute, his second goal for the U-21 side was the goal in Germany's 1-0 win over Italy, a precise long- shot in the angle range.

Kroos was selected to Joachim Low's 23-man squad for the 2010 World Cup in South Africa. He made his World Cup debut in Germany's final group-stage match versus Ghana, coming on in the 80th minute for Bastian Schweinsteiger, with Germany leading 1-0. Kroos established Himself as a regular starter in Germany's qualification campaign for Euro 2012, playing in eight out of a possible ten games. Germany won all ten qualifying matches to top Group A.

Personal information
Full name Toni Kroos
Date of birth 4 January 1990 (age 22)
Place of birth Greifswald, East Germany
Height 1.82 m (6 ft 0 in)
Playing position Midfielder, Winger

Club information
Current club Bayern Munich
Number 39

Youth career
1997-2002 Greifswalder SV
Hansa Rostock 2002-2006
Bayern Munich 2006-2007

Senior career
years Team
Bayern Munich II 2007-2008 13 (4)
2007-Bayern Munich 76 (5)
2009-2010 Bayer Leverkusen (loan) 43 (10)

National team
2005-2007 Germany U17 34 (17)
2009 Germany U19 5 (3)
2008-2009 Germany U21 10 (2)
2010-Germany 25 (2)


Bayern Munich

     Bundesliga: 2007-08
     DFB-Pokal: 2007-08
     DFB-Ligapokal: 2007
     DFB-Supercup: 2010

     FIFA World Cup 2010: Third place - Bronze medal
     FIFA U-17 World Championship: 2007: Third place - Bronze medal
     UEFA U-17 Championship: 2007: Fourth Place

     UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship Golden Player: 2006
     UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship top scorer: 2007
     FIFA U-17 World Cup 2007 Golden Ball
     FIFA U-17 World Cup 2007 Bronze Shoe
     Fritz-Walter-Medal 2008 in Gold (U18 Category)


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