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Cesc Fàbregas

Cesc Fàbregas

Clubs: Arsenal FC, FC Barcelona

• Signed by Arsenal from Barcelona in September 2003, Fàbregas became the Gunners' youngest first-team player (at 16 years 177 days, League Cup tie against Rotherham United FC) and goalscorer (16 years 212 days, 5-1 League Cup defeat of Wolverhampton Wanderers FC) later that season.

• Player of the tournament and top scorer at the 2003 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Finland, where Spain finished runners-up to Brazil.

• Became Arsenal's midfield linchpin following the sale of Patrick Vieira and, with majestic individual performances against Real Madrid CF and Vieira's new employers Juventus, helped the Gunners to the 2006 UEFA Champions League final against Barça, which they lost 2-1 in Paris.

• In Spain's squad at 2006 FIFA World Cup and UEFA EURO 2008, beginning both on the bench; started the final of the latter after a decisive penalty in the quarter-final shoot-out against Italy.

• Injured for much of 2008/09 − shortly after assuming the Arsenal captaincy − he scored a career-best 15 league goals the following campaign; left the club with just an FA Cup winners' medal to his name in summer 2011 when he rejoined Barcelona in a transfer which could earn the north Londoners €39m.

• A squad player at the 2010 FIFA World Cup, he played the pass for Andrés Iniesta to score Spain's extra-time winner in the final against the Netherlands.

• Scored nine Liga goals in 2011/12 and was also on target in the UEFA Super Cup and FIFA Club World Cup final; named in Spain squad for UEFA EURO 2012 and scored twice as La Roja retained their trophy in Poland and Ukraine, earning a place in the Team of the Tournament.

• Scored 11 goals in 32 Liga games as claimed first league title in Barcelona colours  in 2012/13.

UEFA honours
UEFA European Championship: winner 2008, 2012
UEFA EURO 2008: Team of the Tournament
UEFA EURO 2012: Team of the Tournament
UEFA Champions League: runner-up 2006
UEFA Super Cup: 2011
UEFA European Under-17 Championship: runner-up 2004
UEFA.com users' Team of the Year: 2006, 2008 

Last updated: 02/07/13 21.33CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 22/04/2014 02:00 CET
07.09.2012Friendlies 2014-16First roundSpainSpain5-0Saudi ArabiaSaudi Arabia4600
11.09.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundGeorgiaGeorgia0-1SpainSpain1001
12.10.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundBelarusBelarus0-4SpainSpain9001
16.10.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundSpainSpain1-1FranceFrance9000
14.11.2012Friendlies 2014-16First roundPanamaPanama1-5SpainSpain4400
22.03.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundSpainSpain1-1FinlandFinland7600
26.03.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundFranceFrance0-1SpainSpain1400
08.06.2013Friendlies 2014-16First roundSpainSpain2-1HaitiHaiti5910
18.08.2013Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona7-0LevanteLevante9002
25.08.2013Spanish LigaMálagaMálaga0-1BarcelonaBarcelona9000
01.09.2013Spanish LigaValenciaValencia2-3BarcelonaBarcelona8002
06.09.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundFinlandFinland0-2SpainSpain7101
10.09.2013Friendlies 2014-16First roundSpainSpain2-2ChileChile4600
14.09.2013Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona3-2SevillaSevilla1600
18.09.2013UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageBarcelonaBarcelona4-0AjaxAjax7100
21.09.2013Spanish LigaRayo VallecanoRayo Vallecano0-4BarcelonaBarcelona9011
28.09.2013Spanish LigaAlmeríaAlmería0-2BarcelonaBarcelona9001
01.10.2013UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageCelticCeltic0-1BarcelonaBarcelona7810
05.10.2013Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona4-1ValladolidValladolid6500
11.10.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundSpainSpain2-1BelarusBelarus8400
19.10.2013Spanish LigaOsasunaOsasuna0-0BarcelonaBarcelona9000
22.10.2013UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageMilanMilan1-1BarcelonaBarcelona1600
26.10.2013Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona2-1Real MadridReal Madrid7000
29.10.2013Spanish LigaCeltaCelta0-3BarcelonaBarcelona7010
01.11.2013Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona1-0EspanyolEspanyol400
06.11.2013UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageBarcelonaBarcelona3-1MilanMilan1201
10.11.2013Spanish LigaBetisBetis1-4BarcelonaBarcelona8021
23.11.2013Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona4-0GranadaGranada9011
26.11.2013UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageAjaxAjax2-1BarcelonaBarcelona8200
01.12.2013Spanish LigaAthleticAthletic1-0BarcelonaBarcelona9000
06.12.2013Spanish CupFourth roundCartagenaCartagena1-4BarcelonaBarcelona9010
14.12.2013Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona2-1VillarrealVillarreal8700
17.12.2013Spanish CupFourth roundBarcelonaBarcelona3-0CartagenaCartagena7600
22.12.2013Spanish LigaGetafeGetafe2-5BarcelonaBarcelona8621
05.01.2014Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona4-0ElcheElche9001
08.01.2014Spanish CupFifth roundBarcelonaBarcelona4-0GetafeGetafe8120
11.01.2014Spanish LigaAtléticoAtlético0-0BarcelonaBarcelona9000
16.01.2014Spanish CupFifth roundGetafeGetafe0-2BarcelonaBarcelona7000
19.01.2014Spanish LigaLevanteLevante1-1BarcelonaBarcelona7300
26.01.2014Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona3-0MálagaMálaga9000
29.01.2014Spanish CupQuarter-finalsBarcelonaBarcelona5-1LevanteLevante6910
01.02.2014Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona2-3ValenciaValencia7700
05.02.2014Spanish CupSemi-finalsBarcelonaBarcelona2-0Real SociedadReal Sociedad8500
09.02.2014Spanish LigaSevillaSevilla1-4BarcelonaBarcelona010
12.02.2014Spanish CupSemi-finalsReal SociedadReal Sociedad1-1BarcelonaBarcelona9000
15.02.2014Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona6-0Rayo VallecanoRayo Vallecano9002
18.02.2014UEFA Champions LeagueRound of 16Man. CityMan. City0-2BarcelonaBarcelona8600
22.02.2014Spanish LigaReal SociedadReal Sociedad3-1BarcelonaBarcelona2900
02.03.2014Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona4-1AlmeríaAlmería7900
05.03.2014Friendlies 2014-16First roundSpainSpain1-0ItalyItaly4600
08.03.2014Spanish LigaValladolidValladolid1-0BarcelonaBarcelona6100
12.03.2014UEFA Champions LeagueRound of 16BarcelonaBarcelona2-1Man. CityMan. City8601
23.03.2014Spanish LigaReal MadridReal Madrid3-4BarcelonaBarcelona7800
26.03.2014Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona3-0CeltaCelta9000
29.03.2014Spanish LigaEspanyolEspanyol0-1BarcelonaBarcelona9000
01.04.2014UEFA Champions LeagueQuarter-finalsBarcelonaBarcelona1-1AtléticoAtlético6800
05.04.2014Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona3-1BetisBetis1100
09.04.2014UEFA Champions LeagueQuarter-finalsAtléticoAtlético1-0BarcelonaBarcelona6100
12.04.2014Spanish LigaGranadaGranada1-0BarcelonaBarcelona9000
16.04.2014Spanish CupFinalBarcelonaBarcelona1-2Real MadridReal Madrid6000
20.04.2014Spanish LigaBarcelonaBarcelona2-1AthleticAthletic2000

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

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Nominee

General info

  • Name: Cesc Fàbregas
  • Position: Midfield
  • Date of birth (age): 04/05/1987 (26)
  • Country: Spain
  • Squad number: 4
  • Club: Barcelona ( ESP)

  • Height: 175cm
  • Weight: 74kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2013/14
    • FIFA World Cup 2012/14

  • UEFA competition debut:
  • Club: UEFA Champions League (Group stage)
    20/10/04: Panathinaikos 2-2 Arsenal
  • National team: UEFA European Under-17 Championship (Second qualifying round)
    27/03/04: Spain 4-0 Czech Republic

Career statistics

National team record in UEFA competitions

TeamPGS
Spain223
Spain U-2181
Spain U-1782
Total386

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Barcelona263
Arsenal6117
Total8720
UEFA Super Cup
ClubPGS
Barcelona11
Total11
Last updated: 10/04/2014 01:07 CET
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