Cesc Fàbregas

Profile Football Stars | Cesc Fàbregas | Fàbregas started his career as a trainee with Barcelona but was signed by Premier League side Arsenal in September 2003 at the age of 16. This name uses Spanish naming customs; the first or paternal family name is Fàbregas and the second or maternal family name is Soler. Francesc "Cesc" Fàbregas i Soler is a Spanish footballer WHO plays as a central midfielder for La Liga club FC Barcelona.

Eventually Fàbregas joined Barcelona's academy full time. During his time at Barcelona's youth academy, Fàbregas Barcelona's idolized then-captain and number four Josep Guardiola, WHO would later give his shirt as Consolation Fàbregas when Fàbregas' parents divorced.

Barcelona won the tie 3-2 and 5-4 on aggregate. He scored his first goal in a 2-0 win against FC Porto as Barcelona won the 2011 UEFA Super Cup, and his first league goal on his league debut against Villarreal CF.

Although he features regularly for the Spain national football team, Fàbregas' international career began at youth level.  Spain finished runners-up in the tournament to Brazil. Fàbregas was next INVOLVED in the 2004 UEFA European Under-17 Championship, where Spain also finished runners-up. Noting his impressive performances in Arsenal's 2006 Champions League campaign, Spain coach Luis Aragonés named the teenager in the team for a friendly against Ivory Coast. In That game, Fàbregas Became the youngest player capped for Spain in 70 years, beating Sergio Ramos' record. Fàbregas was selected as a part of del Bosque's 23-man squad for the 2010 FIFA World Cup.

Originally Brought to Arsenal as a youth to SLOWLY develop via the League Cup, Fàbregas was Unexpectedly deployed as Arsenal's starting central midfielder Following injuries to fellow midfielders Patrick Vieira, Gilberto Silva and Edu during the 2004-05 season. At Arsenal, Fàbregas Often also assumed responsibility for set pieces, taking corners, free kicks and Penalties. There were also concerns raised over the large number of games Fàbregas was playing for club and country at a young age Such, but while he initially avoided long spells on the sidelines, he played significantly fewer games due to injury in his last three seasons with Arsenal .

Personal information
Full name Francesc Fàbregas i Soler
Date of birth 4 May 1987 (age 24)
Place of birth Arenys de Mar, Spain
Height 1.79 m (5 ft 10 in)
Playing position Midfielder

Club information
Current club Barcelona
Number 4

Youth career
1995-1997 Mataró
Barcelona 1997-2003
2003 Arsenal

Senior career

years Team
Arsenal 2003-2011 212 (35)
2011 - Barcelona 18 (9)

National team
2002-2003 Spain U16 8 (0)
2003-2004 Spain U17 14 (7)
2005 Spain U20 5 (0)
2004-2005 Spain U21 12 (8)
2006 - Spain 62 (8)
2004 - Barcelona 2 (0)


     FA Cup: 2004-05
     FA Community Shield: 2004
     UEFA Champions League: 2005-06
     Football League Cup: 2006-07, 2010-11
     FA Community Shield: 2005


     Supercopa de España: 2011
     UEFA Super Cup: 2011
     FIFA Club World Cup: 2011

     FIFA World Cup: 2010
     UEFA European Championship: 2008
     FIFA U-17 World Championship: 2003
     UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship: 2004

     FIFA U-17 World Championship Golden Shoe: 2003
     FIFA U-17 World Championship Golden Ball: 2003
     UEFA European Under-17 Football Championship Golden Player: 2004
     Bravo Award: 2006
     UEFA Team of the Year: 2006, 2008
     Premier League Player of the Month: January 2007, September 2007
     ESM Team of the Year: 2007-08, 2009-10
     PFA Young Player of the Year: 2007-08
     PFA Team of the Year: 2007-08, 2009-10
     UEFA Team of the Tournament: 2008
     Golden Boy: 2006

     Prince of Asturias Awards: 2010
     Gold Medal of the Royal Order of Sporting Merit: 2011


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