Łukasz Fabiański is a Polish footballer who plays for English Premier League side Arsenal and the Polish national team as a goalkeeper. After starting his career with Polonia Słubice, Fabiański joined the noted independent football academy MSP Szamotuły when he was 14 years old. Fabiański then was signed in the 2004–05 season by Lech Poznań. He further improved his profile when he was signed by Legia Warszawa in 2005, where he competed with Artur Boruc for a place in the team. In the 2005–06 and 2006–07 seasons, his performances led to him being awarded the "Football Oscar" for the best goalkeeper in the Polish Ekstraklasa. Fabiański formally signed for Arsenal on 26 May 2007 with a long-term contract. He made his debut for Arsenal in the League Cup against Sheffield United and was captain for the game. Fabiański started the 2010–11 season as the second choice goalkeeper. On 21 September 2010, he made his first start of the season in a League Cup match against neighbours Tottenham at White Hart Lane which Arsenal won 4–1 after extra time. Having represented Poland regularly at under-21 level, Fabiański's performances for Legia Warszawa saw him soon making his debut for the senior international team in a friendly against Saudi Arabia on 29 March 2006. He was also reserve goalkeeper for the squad in the 2006 FIFA World Cup, held in Germany. Fabiański has represented his country on 21 occasions.