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Fàbregas

Midfielder

Date of Birth
May 04, 1987
Place of Birth
Vilassar de Mar, Spain
Nationality
Spain
Height
180 cm
Weight
69 kg

Bio

Spanish international, Cesc Fabregas, was born in the town of Arenys de Mar on 4 May 1987. Over the years, he has established himself as one of the elite players in world football, helping to win trophies for both club and country. Primarily a central midfield playmaker, at times he has also been deployed as a winger and as a forward.

Fabregas is a product of FC Barcelona's La Masia youth academy, which he joined in 1997, at the age of 10. During his time there, he idolised the senior club captain, Pep Guardiola, and played alongside the likes of Lionel Messi and Gerard Piqué. Despite impressing at the various levels of youth football, he transferred to Arsenal in 2003, before playing a first team game for Barcelona.

At Arsenal, Cesc broke a number of records, becoming their youngest ever player when he made his debut at the age of 16 in October 2003, and their youngest goalscorer in December of the same year. In the 2004-05 season, Fabregas broke into the first team on a regular basis and helped the side to lift the FA Cup, beating Manchester United in the final. Mid-way through the 2008-09 season, he was named as the club's captain and led a youthful Arsenal side to Champions League qualification. His best individual season for the club came in 2009-10, when he scored a total of 19 goals in all competitions. However, after lengthy negotiations and intense speculation, he returned to Barcelona in the summer of 2011.

Since re-joining the Calatan giants, Fabregas has proved a valuable member of the squad and has picked up a number of major honours, including the Copa del Rey in 2012 and the La Liga title in 2012-13. On the international stage, Fabregas contributed to Spain's 2010 FIFA World Cup triumph, setting up Andrés Iniesta's winning goal in the final, and was also a part of their Euro 2008 and Euro 2012 successes.

Headlines

Fabregas eyes trophies at Chelsea

Fabregas eyes trophies at Chelsea

by Football News

Chelsea's Cesc Fabregas is confident he can help the club win silverware during his first season with the club. The Spain international joined from Barcelona in June and returns to the Premier League after three years in La Liga... Read more

Del Bosque unsure over Xavi and Casillas

Del Bosque unsure over Xavi and Casillas

by Football News

Spain coach Vicente del Bosque is in the dark as to whether Xavi Hernandez and Iker Casillas will call time on their international careers... Read more

Career

Season Team Comp
2014/2015
Premier League
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2013/2014
La Liga
2472 36 28 8 15 9 8 4 0 0
2012/2013
La Liga
2321 32 30 2 16 4 11 7 0 0
2011/2012
La Liga
1948 28 23 5 14 10 9 6 0 0
2011/2012
Premier League
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2010/2011
Premier League
1887 25 22 3 8 3 3 5 0 0
2009/2010
Premier League
2193 27 26 1 6 1 15 5 0 0
2008/2009
Premier League
1902 22 22 0 3 0 3 7 0 0
2007/2008
Premier League
2859 32 32 0 2 0 7 9 0 0
2006/2007
Premier League
3184 38 34 4 3 4 2 7 0 0
2005/2006
Premier League
2657 35 30 5 7 5 3 5 0 1
2004/2005
Premier League
2131 33 24 9 12 12 2 4 0 0
2003/2004
Segunda B
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2003/2004
Premier League
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Total 23554 308 271 37 86 48 63 59 0 1

Transfers & Loans

2014
1 Jul
€ 33,000,000
2011
15 Aug
€ 34,000,000
2003
16 Aug
€ 3,200,000
2003
16 Aug
€ 3,200,000

Games Played

Date Match  
23 Jun 2014 0 3 0 0 0
18 Jun 2014 0 2 0 0 0
13 Jun 2014 1 5 0 0 0