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Alexandre Song Biography

Alex Song (Alexandre Dimitri Song Billong) is a Cameroonian footballer from Douala, Cameroon who plays as a central or defensive midfielder, and also plas as a central defender for FC Barcelona and the Cameroon national team. People know him by his popular name 'Alex Song' and his colourful hair dye. Song belongs to a very big family, he is one of 28 children and has 17 sisters and 10 brothers. He was married at the age of eighteen and now is father to two children. He started his career with the Bastia youth team in season 2003-04 and and became a part of the first team the following season with 31 appearances. Noted for his high versatility, he was selected as part of the France U16 football team. During his time at Bastia, he attracted attention from numerous clubs, including Inter, Juventus, Manchester United, Lyon, and Middlesbrough, but eventually was loaned off to Bastia. During his time at Bastia, Song made a total of 32 league appearances. Finally, he signed a four-year contract with Arsenal in 2006 and moved to Charlton Athletic on a loan deal on January 30th 2007. He scored his first goal for Arsenal against Liverpool in Arsenal's 6–3 win at Anfield in the League Cup on 9 January 2007. Alex Song played for Cameroon in 2010 FIFA World Cup and was called-up for the Africa Cup of Nations, 2010. Recently, Alex Song signed a five-year contract with FC Barcelona on August 20th, 2012.

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5 players who were lucky to represent FC Barcelona
5 players who were lucky to represent FC Barcelona
Some players have been extremely lucky to have represented the Spanish giants.
La Liga 2016-17: Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, Ivan Rakitic in line for new contracts at Barcelona
La Liga 2016-17: Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez, Ivan Rakitic in line for new contracts at Barcelona
The trio have been in great form since the start of the season.
Alex Song joins Rubin Kazan after terminating his Barcelona contract
Alex Song joins Rubin Kazan after terminating his Barcelona contract
Rubin Kazan signed Alex Song from Barcelona on a free transfer after the Catalan club and the player mutually terminated their contract.
5 players Barcelona should sell this season
5 players Barcelona should sell this season
The kind of players Barcelona can do without.
7 football players who switched clubs at the wrong time
7 football players who switched clubs at the wrong time
Players who made ill-timed transfers that eventually ended in failure
5 players who teammates wished didn't leave the club
5 players who teammates wished didn't leave the club
Players who were sad and vocally spoke out after the sale of their teammates.
Liverpool 0-0 West Ham United: Player Ratings
Liverpool 0-0 West Ham United: Player Ratings
As Liverpool and West Ham United played a goal-less frustrating draw, we look at how the players performed in the tie.
West Ham close to signing Alexandre Song from Barcelona
West Ham close to signing Alexandre Song from Barcelona
West Ham are close to completing the permanent signing of Alexandre Song from Barcelona.
Arsenal won't regret missing out on Morgan Schneiderlin
Arsenal won't regret missing out on Morgan Schneiderlin
Schneiderlin may not have been the best option for Arsenal
Should Chelsea line up a move for Barcelona midfielder Alex Song?
Should Chelsea line up a move for Barcelona midfielder Alex Song?
Song is only 27 and what could be key to a move would be that he is classed as a "home grown player" having joined Arsenal as a 17-year-old
West Ham United vs Manchester United - Player Ratings
West Ham United vs Manchester United - Player Ratings
Nonetheless this performance proves that United need to step up their game a lot if they are to finish in the top four places. Let us look at how the players performed on the night:
Top transfer rumours of the day – January 16, 2015
Top transfer rumours of the day – January 16, 2015
January transfer window’s second week is almost about to end and we have already seen some remarkable transfers being completed – Wilfried ...
Top transfer rumours of the day – January 15, 2015
Top transfer rumours of the day – January 15, 2015
It’s been two weeks since the winter transfer window opened and rumours have not stopped linking footballers with reputed clubs. Some of these t ...
Top transfer rumours of the day - January 7, 2015
Top transfer rumours of the day - January 7, 2015
The transfer rumour mills are working overtime since the window opened at the start of the year. Almost every team is looking to strengthen its squad ...
West Ham's Alexandre Song wears commanding crown with resurrection in mind
West Ham's Alexandre Song wears commanding crown with resurrection in mind
Alex Song will strive to lead West Ham to a memorable victory over Chelsea at Stamford Bridge on Boxing Day in the Premier League
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