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Cesc Fàbregas

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Francesc "Cesc" Fàbregas Soler (Catalan pronunciation: [ˈsɛsk ˈfaβɾəɣəs]; Spanish: [ˈfaβɾeɣas]; born 4 May 1987) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder for Italian Serie B club Como. Fàbregas came through La Masia, Barcelona's youth academy, leaving at 16 when he was signed by Premier League club Arsenal in September 2003. Following injuries to key midfielders in the early part of the 2004–05 season, he went on establish himself in the team. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Cesc Fàbregas has received more than 8,193,656 page views. His biography is available in 81 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 80 in 2019). Cesc Fàbregas is the 642nd most popular soccer player (up from 755th in 2019), the 743rd most popular biography from Spain (up from 783rd in 2019) and the 42nd most popular Spanish Soccer Player.

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  • 81

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  • 8.73

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.32

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Among soccer players, Cesc Fàbregas ranks 642 out of 16,880Before him are Luis Cubilla, Clodoaldo, Enrico Albertosi, Giorgio Chinaglia, Javier Mascherano, and Paulo Futre. After him are Hideo Shinojima, Jay-Jay Okocha, Ferenc Plattkó, Sami Khedira, Phil Jones, and Geoff Hurst.

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Among people born in 1987, Cesc Fàbregas ranks 14Before him are Samir Nasri, Zac Efron, Arturo Vidal, Lee Min-ho, David Luiz, and Gonzalo Higuaín. After him are Elliot Page, Sami Khedira, Maria Sharapova, Tom Felton, Blake Lively, and Arda Turan.

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Among people born in Spain, Cesc Fàbregas ranks 743 out of 2,932Before him are Francisco de Montejo (1479), Lina Romay (1954), Infanta María Amalia of Spain (1779), Montserrat Figueras (1942), Gaspar Melchor de Jovellanos (1744), and Javier Echevarría Rodríguez (1932). After him are Xavier Cugat (1900), Juan del Encina (1468), Luis García Berlanga (1921), Segundo de Chomón (1871), Luis de Pablo (1930), and García Fernández of Castile (938).


Among soccer players born in Spain, Cesc Fàbregas ranks 42Before him are Adelardo Rodríguez (1939), Isidro Lángara (1912), José Ángel Iribar (1943), Marcos Alonso (1933), Estanislau Basora (1926), and Sergio Busquets (1988). After him are Míchel (1963), Antonio de la Cruz (1947), Pepe Reina (1982), Fernando Morientes (1976), Sergi Barjuán (1971), and Santiago Cañizares (1969).

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