The Barcelona star had the perfect way to let his football do the talking amid the transfer gossip for Spain, but fluffed his lines spectacularly.
Fabregas, linked with a £30 million switch to Chelsea, struck the ball over the bar from the penalty spot in his country's final pre-tournament friendly.
The former Arsenal midfielder is touted as replacing Chelsea's all-time top scorer Frank Lampard at the club, a player he famously did not get on with greatly with during his time in the Premier League.
His penalty miss showcased that scoring from the spot may not be his speciality, an area which Lampard became very reliable from.
Lampard in fact never once placed a penalty over the bar; he did have his share of misses including one wide in the FA Cup Final in 2009, but nothing as wild as Fabregas' effort.
Still, it happens to the best players - take a look at this Neymar shocker, arguably the worst penalty miss of all-time from Fabregas' Barcelona teammate: