Rigobert Song is a Cameroonian defender who currently plays for Turkish First division side Trabzonspor. Born on the 1st of July 1976 in Yaounde, Song has played for Metz, Salernitana, Liverpool , West Ham, Cologne, RC Lens, and Galatasaray. He is an emblematic figure and key player of the Cameroon National team for a decade and this will certainly be his last official tournament with the team. Song has gone into history as one of the two players sent off the pitch during two different world cup alongside Zidane. He has been in the national team for 16 years winning the African nations cup in Nigeria (2000) and Mali (2002) and runners up in 2008 in Ghana. During the 2006 African Nations Cup, he was declared the most capped player in the history of Cameroon football.
He was stripped off his captain band by Paul Le GUEN in favour of Eto’o during the World Cup/African Nations qualifiers in 2009.
Rigobert Song says the national team coach came to Turkey on the 1st of MAY to inform him he would not guarantee him a position as a starter with the team. He is categorical that he is concerned about the group and has no personal interest.
His new look is what really attracts my attention.