"It was such an emotional day, especially seeing the girls down there on the pitch with him too. I was with Steven’s mum in the stands and she was crying. I just felt so proud of him… God I sound stupid, don’t I? But I am really proud of him, we are all proud of what he’s done. Not many people get a testimonial these days because they move clubs so much. And I think because he’s a local lad too, the fans were amazing. Steven takes his job so seriously and works so hard, he really deserves it. It was such a special day I Sand then there was the part afterwards… Now that was a good night." - Alex
"I’m relaxed - my contract renewal is coming along fine"
"I’ve been 12 years here and Barça has given me everything. I hope to be a Barça defender for many more years"
“We are all keen to go into these last four game because we want to finish the year on a high. We ourselves have set the bar high and so we have to accept that if we don’t reach the heights we’ve set, we might get some criticism”
8/10 Important Dates: Auguest 15, 2011. Cesc Fábregas during his presentation as the new signing for FC Barcelona at Camp Nou sports complex in Barcelona, Spain. "When I arrived at Barcelona I already knew there were other places where I could earn more or where I could have more minutes, but coming to Barca was my dream. It was my dream since I was small. It is my home. I wouldn’t go, not even for double the money.” Cesc Fábregas reassured.