Alexandre Dimitri Song Billong (born 9 September, 1987), better known as Alex Song, is a Cameroonian footballer who plays for FC Barcelona and the Cameroon national team. He plays as a central or defensive midfielder, and can also play as a central defender. originally a utility player on the fringes of the first team, Song quickly became an integral part of Arsenal’s starting eleven during the preseason to the 2008–09 campaign. He played for Cameroon in 2010 FIFA World Cup. 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 colourful hair dye, Song also possesses a French passport.