Francesc Fàbregas Soler, “Cesc”, is an organizing midfielder, with excellent vision for the game, he is mature and combative on the field of play, and is also known for his goal-scoring instinct, particularly from long range. Developed as a player through the lower ranks of FC Barcelona, Cesc was signed by Arsenal FC in October of 2003, at the age of just 16.
In the season 2003/04, Cesc made his debut appearance in the third round of the League Cup competition (Carling Cup), against Rotherham United, on the 23th of October, and became the youngest player to date to start for Arsenal’s first team. For the Spain national team, he was named player of the tournament and top goal scorer in the FIFA U17 championships held in Finland, having netted five goals, and helped Spain to reach the final.
In the season 2004/05 Cesc scored his first Premiership goal, and became Arsenal’s youngest ever goalscorer in the UEFA Champions League competition. He was also a key player in the national team, scoring a crucial goal in the 2004 UEFA European U17 championships held in France, helping his team to qualify for the final of the tournament.
The season 2005/06 was key for Cesc at Arsenal FC. Matches played in Europe (Champions League) were very important in consolidating the position of great responsibility assigned to this young but solid player. In this season they reached the final in Paris, up against FC Barcelona. Within the Spain national team Cesc had his senior debut in Valladolid, in a friendly against Ivory Coast, and with the Catalan team against Brazil, in the Camp Nou (result 2-5).
In the season 2006/07, Cesc became an essential part of the leadership of the team, through strong performances and demonstrating aggression in the midfield. With Spain, he put in some outstanding performances in the World Cup held in Germany 2006, in which they reached the last sixteen.?
The season 2007/08 represented a step forward in the Cesc’s leadership, through his gradual imposition of his strength within the team. It was a season of unforgettable nights, like the match in the San Siro against AC Milan cialis generico, in the last 16 of the Champions League, in which Cesc put them through to the quarterfinals. Cesc also received an international honour with the national team, in winning the European Championships of 2008, hosted by Switzerland and Austria.?
The season 2008/09 is special for Cesc, in that it saw two major events that would change the perception of Cesc as a player. For one, Arsene handed him the responsibility of the captain’s armband, and secondly he competed in the Confederations Cup in South Africa 2009, reaching the semifinals with Spain.?
The season 2009/10 started very well for Cesc, who in the first match scored two goals and did two assists, leading the brilliant victory of Arsenal against Everton for 6-1. The scorer eagerness that he showed on the first game remained during all the season, helping his team to get great victories. The summer of 2010 will remain on the memory of all the fans, players, trainers and all the football lovers, due to the victory of the Spanish national team in the South Africa World Championship, in which Cesc made the pass on goal to Iniesta, which led to his decisive goal against Holland (0-1).
The season 2010/11 was not the best for Cesc in terms of the appearance in matches, but it was a season that strengthened him. His absence on matches was due to a muscular problem in the ischio-tibial that made him being out of the pitches for a few months, but at the end of the season could recover one hundred percent.
Cesc will always remember the summer of 2011. It was then when the player returned at home because he joined for FC Barcelona, the club of his beginnings and where he has very good friends. His signing for Barça ended eight years in the English capital city defending the colours of Arsenal, a team that is also part of his heart and where Cesc was formed as the player he is and where it strengthened his personality. Till that summer, it is presented to him a new way to go and enjoy.
The 2011/2012 was full of success for Cesc. In this year of competition, the player won with his team the Supercup of Spain, the King’s Cup, the Euro Supercup and the Club World Cup. Moreover, with Spain he won the European Cup in Poland and Ukraine. A great year for the new 4 of Barça so he was a key player for the club and the Spanish team.
In the season 2012/13, the second one for Cesc in Barça, the player takes even more importance in the group and in the style of play that characterizes one of the best teams in history. The 4 of FC Barcelona reconnects with the goal and becomes the second top scorer of the team, in addition to make a very important number of assists. In this second season reappears an injury that keeps Cesc out of the pitches for 4 weeks, but it doesn’t avoid the player to start the year 2013 with the ideal conditions to face the great season that is waiting for players of Barça.
In the 2014/15 season, Fabregas went back to the Premier League where he grew up. Cesc signed for Chelsea after staying playing for FC Barcelona to continue growing as a player and undertake new challenges in his career as a footballer.