Spanish midfielder who joined Barcelona in 2011 after eight seasons with Arsenal. In 2014, he joined Chelsea FC. He became a member of the Spanish national team in 2006 and helped lead the team to its first ever World Cup Championship in 2010.
He started his youth career with Barcelona at age 10, then joined Arsenal at 16.
He received the prestigious Bravo Award in 2004, the Golden Boy Award in 2006, and the PFA Young Player of the Year Award in 2007.
He was raised with one sister, Carlota Fabgregas. He married long-term girlfriend Daniella Semaan in 2018; they have three children together.
He shared the midfield with David Silva during Spain's 2010 World Cup run.