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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: 18/12/2014 02:47 CET
11.09.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundGeorgiaGeorgia0-1SpainSpain1001
12.10.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundBelarusBelarus0-4SpainSpain9001
16.10.2012FIFA World CupQualifying roundSpainSpain1-1FranceFrance9000
22.03.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundSpainSpain1-1FinlandFinland7600
26.03.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundFranceFrance0-1SpainSpain1400
06.09.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundFinlandFinland0-2SpainSpain7101
11.10.2013FIFA World CupQualifying roundSpainSpain2-1BelarusBelarus8400
13.06.2014FIFA World CupFinal tournament - Group stageSpainSpain1-5NetherlandsNetherlands1200
23.06.2014FIFA World CupFinal tournament - Group stageAustraliaAustralia0-3SpainSpain2201
18.08.2014English Premier LeagueBurnleyBurnley1-3ChelseaChelsea9002
23.08.2014English Premier LeagueChelseaChelsea2-0LeicesterLeicester9001
30.08.2014English Premier LeagueEvertonEverton3-6ChelseaChelsea8901
04.09.2014Friendlies 2014-16Final tournament - Group stageFranceFrance1-0SpainSpain6700
08.09.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundSpainSpain5-1FYR MacedoniaFYR Macedonia9000
13.09.2014English Premier LeagueChelseaChelsea4-2SwanseaSwansea8202
17.09.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageChelseaChelsea1-1SchalkeSchalke9010
21.09.2014English Premier LeagueMan. CityMan. City1-1ChelseaChelsea9000
27.09.2014English Premier LeagueChelseaChelsea3-0Aston VillaAston Villa9000
30.09.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageSportingSporting0-1ChelseaChelsea9001
09.10.2014UEFA EUROQualifying roundSlovakiaSlovakia2-1SpainSpain9000
18.10.2014English Premier LeagueCrystal PalaceCrystal Palace1-2ChelseaChelsea9010
21.10.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageChelseaChelsea6-0MariborMaribor6001
26.10.2014English Premier LeagueMan. UnitedMan. United1-1ChelseaChelsea9001
01.11.2014English Premier LeagueChelseaChelsea2-1QPRQPR9001
05.11.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageMariborMaribor1-1ChelseaChelsea9000
08.11.2014English Premier LeagueLiverpoolLiverpool1-2ChelseaChelsea9000
22.11.2014English Premier LeagueChelseaChelsea2-0West BromWest Brom9001
25.11.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageSchalkeSchalke0-5ChelseaChelsea7902
29.11.2014English Premier LeagueSunderlandSunderland0-0ChelseaChelsea9000
03.12.2014English Premier LeagueChelseaChelsea3-0TottenhamTottenham7600
06.12.2014English Premier LeagueNewcastleNewcastle2-1ChelseaChelsea9001
10.12.2014UEFA Champions LeagueGroup stageChelseaChelsea3-1SportingSporting8310
16.12.2014English League CupQuarter-finalsDerbyDerby1-3ChelseaChelsea9001

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 (27)
  • Country: Spain
  • Squad number: 4
  • Club: Chelsea ( ENG)

  • Height: 175cm
  • Weight: 74kg

  • Currently playing:
    • UEFA Champions League 2014/15
    • 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

TeamPGS
Spain243
Spain U-2181
Spain U-1782
Total406

Club record in UEFA competitions

UEFA Champions League
ClubPGS
Barcelona263
Arsenal6117
Chelsea62
Total9322
UEFA Super Cup
ClubPGS
Barcelona11
Total11
Last updated: 11/12/2014 01:15 CET
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