Rigober Bean Baanag ( French: Rigobert Song Bahanag ; born July 1, 1976 , Nkanglikok ) is a Cameroonian footballer . Cameroon record holder for the number of matches played. Participant of 4 world championships (1994, 1998, 2002 and 2010).
|Full name||Rigober Song Baanag|
|Nickname||Great Leader |
Nkanglikok , Cameroon
|Awards and medals|
In 2010, he announced the completion of a 17-year career in the national team  .
- African Nations Cup Winner 2000 , 2002
- 2nd place in the Cup of African Nations: 2008
- Finalist of the Confederations Cup 2003
- Champion of Turkey 2005/06 , 2007/08
- Turkish Cup Winner 2004/05, 2009/10
- French League Cup Winner 1995/96
His cousin  Alexander Song stands for Sion .
Song World Records
- Song is one of two players in history who retired at two world championships (the second is Zinedine Zidane ). Rigober was removed at the 1994 World Cup in a match against Brazil and at the 1998 World Cup in a match against Chile .
- Song is one of two footballers who participated in the 1994 and 2010 world championships (the second is South Korean goalkeeper Lee Un Jae , who, however, did not play a single minute in 2010).
- Song is one of 8 players in history, along with Karbahal , Figueroa , Hugo Sanchez , Bergomi , Matteus , Eto'o and Mondragon , who have passed 16 years between their first and last outings in the matches of the final of the World Championships.
- Brown, Oliver . Rigobert Song: Cameroon star player at World Cup 2010 , The Daily Telegraph (November 20, 2009). Date of treatment June 22, 2010.
- Rigober Song completed an international career
- Rigobert Song Exclusive