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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 users' Team of the Year: 2006, 2008 

Last updated: 18/07/14 12.56CET

Match log

The home team is listed first.Last updated: 25/11/2015 01:13 CET
04.09.2014Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stageFranceFrance1-0SpainSpain6800
08.09.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundSpainSpain5-1FYR MacedoniaFYR Macedonia9000
09.10.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundSlovakiaSlovakia2-1SpainSpain9000
31.03.2015Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stageNetherlandsNetherlands2-0SpainSpain9000
11.06.2015Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stageSpainSpain2-1Costa RicaCosta Rica8310
14.06.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundBelarusBelarus0-1SpainSpain7501
08.08.2015English Premier LeagueChelseaChelsea2-2SwanseaSwansea7600
16.08.2015English Premier LeagueMan. CityMan. City3-0ChelseaChelsea9000
23.08.2015English Premier LeagueWest BromWest Brom2-3ChelseaChelsea9000
29.08.2015English Premier LeagueChelseaChelsea1-2Crystal PalaceCrystal Palace9000
05.09.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundSpainSpain2-0SlovakiaSlovakia6700
12.09.2015English Premier LeagueEvertonEverton3-1ChelseaChelsea7400
16.09.2015UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageChelseaChelsea4-0M. Tel-AvivM. Tel-Aviv9011
19.09.2015English Premier LeagueChelseaChelsea2-0ArsenalArsenal9001
26.09.2015English Premier LeagueNewcastleNewcastle2-2ChelseaChelsea9000
29.09.2015UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stagePortoPorto2-1ChelseaChelsea9000
03.10.2015English Premier LeagueChelseaChelsea1-3SouthamptonSouthampton9000
09.10.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundSpainSpain4-0LuxembourgLuxembourg9001
12.10.2015UEFA EUROQualifying roundUkraineUkraine0-1SpainSpain6400
17.10.2015English Premier LeagueChelseaChelsea2-0Aston VillaAston Villa9000
20.10.2015UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageDynamo KyivDynamo Kyiv0-0ChelseaChelsea7500
24.10.2015English Premier LeagueWest HamWest Ham2-1ChelseaChelsea4500
31.10.2015English Premier LeagueChelseaChelsea1-3LiverpoolLiverpool2000
04.11.2015UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageChelseaChelsea2-1Dynamo KyivDynamo Kyiv7900
07.11.2015English Premier LeagueStokeStoke1-0ChelseaChelsea2000
21.11.2015English Premier LeagueChelseaChelsea1-0NorwichNorwich9001
24.11.2015UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageM. Tel-AvivM. Tel-Aviv0-4ChelseaChelsea9000

UEFA Best Player in Europe Award

Team of the Year



General info

  • Name: Cesc Fàbregas
  • Position: Midfield
  • Date of birth (Age): 04/05/1987 (28)
  • Country: Spain
  • Squad number: 4
  • Club: Chelsea ( ENG)

  • Height: 175cm
  • Weight: 74kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2015/16
    • UEFA European Football Championship 2014/16

  • 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

Spain U-2181
Spain U-1782

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
UEFA Super Cup
Last updated: 25/11/2015 01:13 CET