Ruben Loftus-Cheek (born 23 January 1996) is an English footballer who plays for Chelsea as a midfielder.
Ruben joined Chelsea as an 8 year old.
In 2013-14 he was named captain of Chelsea U18.
Won the FA Youth Cup in 2012 and 2014.
Won 2013–14 Barclays Under 21 Premier League.
Won 2014–15 UEFA Youth League.
Made his senior debut in December 2014 in a Champions League’s match against Sporting Lisbon.
Played his first Premier League game in January 2015 against Manchester City.
Ruben made his first start for Chelsea against Liverpool in May 2015.
Mourinho stated that he would receive a winner’s medal for his contributions in 2014-15 season.
Signed a new five-year deal February 2016.
Scored his first league goal in April 2016 in a 4–0 win at bottom team Aston Villa.
Won the Chelsea 2016 Young Player of the Year award.
Crystal Palace (loan)
Joined Crystal Palace on a season-long loan in July 2017.
Ruben has represented England at Under-16, Under-17, Under-19 and Under-21s level.
Named in the squad for the 2015 European Under-21 Championship.
Called up to England Under-20 squad for the 2016 Toulon Tournament.
Won the 2016 Toulon Tournament.
Is the half-brother of former professional footballers Carl and Leon Cort.