was born to Francesc Fàbregas, Sr., a property
company owner, and Núria Soler, the owner of
a pastry company.
Fàbregas has supported Barcelona since childhood
and went to his first match when he was nine months
old with his grandfather.
the 2003 FIFA U-17 World Championship held in Finland,
he finished as top scorer of the tournament despite
playing in midfield, and was voted Player of the Tournament.
Fàbregas starred in his own one-time only television
programme, called "The Cesc Fàbregas Show:
Nike Live", that aired on May 19, 2008. The show
featured Fàbregas in several sketches with
Arsenal teammates like Philippe Senderos and Nicklas
Bendtner, as well as coach Arsène Wenger.