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Cesc Fàbregas

Cesc Fàbregas

Clubs: Arsenal FC, FC Barcelona, Chelsea FC

• 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.

• 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.

• Player of the tournament and top scorer at the 2003 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Finland, where Spain finished runners-up to Brazil. In Spain's squad at the 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 €39m transfer.

• 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.

• On target in the 2011 UEFA Super Cup against FC Porto and FIFA Club World Cup final; named in the Spain squad for UEFA EURO 2012 and scored twice as the Roja retained their trophy in Poland and Ukraine, earning a place in the Team of the Tournament.

• Severed his ties with Barcelona for a second time on the eve of the 2014 World Cup, having won one Liga title in three seasons, when he signed for Arsenal's London rivals Chelsea on a five-year deal. 

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: 18/07/14 12.56CET

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Match log

DateCompetitionPhaseMinsGSA
The home team is listed first.Last updated: 21/03/2017 02:02 CET
08.09.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundSpainSpain5-1FYR MacedoniaFYR Macedonia9000
09.10.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundSlovakiaSlovakia2-1SpainSpain9000
14.06.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundBelarusBelarus0-1SpainSpain7501
05.09.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundSpainSpain2-0SlovakiaSlovakia6700
09.10.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundSpainSpain4-0LuxembourgLuxembourg9001
12.10.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundUkraineUkraine0-1SpainSpain6400
13.06.2016UEFA EUROFinal tournament - Group stageSpainSpain1-0Czech RepublicCzech Republic7000
17.06.2016UEFA EUROFinal tournament - Group stageSpainSpain3-0TurkeyTurkey7100
21.06.2016UEFA EUROFinal tournament - Group stageCroatiaCroatia2-1SpainSpain8401
27.06.2016UEFA EURORound of 16ItalyItaly2-0SpainSpain9000
20.08.2016English Premier LeagueWatfordWatford1-2ChelseaChelsea1201
23.08.2016English League CupSecond roundChelseaChelsea3-2Bristol RoversBristol Rovers9000
11.09.2016English Premier LeagueSwanseaSwansea2-2ChelseaChelsea1400
16.09.2016English Premier LeagueChelseaChelsea1-2LiverpoolLiverpool600
20.09.2016English League CupThird roundLeicesterLeicester2-4ChelseaChelsea12021
24.09.2016English Premier LeagueArsenalArsenal3-0ChelseaChelsea5500
03.12.2016English Premier LeagueMan. CityMan. City1-3ChelseaChelsea9001
11.12.2016English Premier LeagueChelseaChelsea1-0West BromWest Brom1600
14.12.2016English Premier LeagueSunderlandSunderland0-1ChelseaChelsea9010
17.12.2016English Premier LeagueCrystal PalaceCrystal Palace0-1ChelseaChelsea2600
26.12.2016English Premier LeagueChelseaChelsea3-0BournemouthBournemouth9001
31.12.2016English Premier LeagueChelseaChelsea4-2StokeStoke7302
04.01.2017English Premier LeagueTottenhamTottenham2-0ChelseaChelsea1100
08.01.2017English FA CupThird roundChelseaChelsea4-1PeterboroughPeterborough9000
14.01.2017English Premier LeagueLeicesterLeicester0-3ChelseaChelsea1100
22.01.2017English Premier LeagueChelseaChelsea2-0HullHull1901
28.01.2017English FA CupPlay-offsChelseaChelsea4-0BrentfordBrentford9000
31.01.2017English Premier LeagueLiverpoolLiverpool1-1ChelseaChelsea700
04.02.2017English Premier LeagueChelseaChelsea3-1ArsenalArsenal010
12.02.2017English Premier LeagueBurnleyBurnley1-1ChelseaChelsea2300
18.02.2017English FA CupPlay-offsWolvesWolves0-2ChelseaChelsea9000
25.02.2017English Premier LeagueChelseaChelsea3-1SwanseaSwansea9011
06.03.2017English Premier LeagueWest HamWest Ham1-2ChelseaChelsea9000
13.03.2017English FA CupPlay-offsChelseaChelsea1-0Man. UnitedMan. United900
18.03.2017English Premier LeagueStokeStoke1-2ChelseaChelsea2000

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year

Winner

Nominee

General info

  • Name: Cesc Fàbregas
  • Position: Midfield
  • Date of birth (Age): 04/05/1987 (29)
  • Country: Spain
  • Squad number: 4
  • Club: Chelsea ( ENG)

  • Height: 175cm
  • Weight: 74kg

  • 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
Spain323
Spain U-2181
Spain U-1782
Total486

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Barcelona263
Arsenal6117
Chelsea153
Total10223
UEFA Super Cup
ClubPGS
Barcelona11
Total11
Last updated: 26/08/2016 17:02 CET