Cesc Fàbregas

Francesc "Cesc" Fàbregas Soler (born 4 May 1987) is a Spanish footballer who plays mainly as a central midfielder or attacking midfielder but has also played as a winger or a second striker on some occasions.

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7 Best Teenage Footballers of All Time

David Luiz, Alvaro Morata and Cesc Fabregas of Chelsea jump up to block a free-kick from Riyad Mahrez of Man City during the FA Community Shield match between Manchester City and Chelsea...

Before we start, the primary criteria here is simply how good the player was in their teenage years, typically between their 16th and 20th birthdays, but factors such as the number of games they played and what they accomplished are naturally also taken into account. There will also be some very honourable mentions at the end.

7 best players snubbed for the 2018 World Cup

Alexandre Lacazette of Arsenal during the Premier League match between Huddersfield Town and Arsenal at John Smith's Stadium on May 13, 2018 in Huddersfield, England.

The article is based on the seven best players left out - not the seven most shocking snubs - and there is a difference. To clarify, players from countries who didn’t qualify or players who are injured and thus unavailable for selection are not included.

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David Luiz, Alvaro Morata and Cesc Fabregas of Chelsea jump up to block a free-kick from Riyad Mahrez of Man City during the FA Community Shield match between Manchester City and Chelsea...

7 Best Teenage Footballers of All Time

Before we start, the primary criteria here is simply how good the player was in their teenage years, typically between their 16th and 20th birthdays, but factors such as the number of games they played and what they accomplished are naturally also taken into account. There will also be some very honourable mentions at the end.

Cesc Fabregas – converted striker?

When Cesc Fabregas arrived at the Nou Camp in 2011, he was known as one of the best midfielders on the continent. His performances as Arsenal’s captain and key playmaker demonstrated his incredible gift for passing football.

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