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 eve...