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#Fernando Torres

# fernando-torres - Tuesday 29 October, 2019

Torres admits regret over Liverpool departure as he prepares for Anfield return
# Liverpool's Number 9
# Liverpool's Number 9

Torres admits regret over Liverpool departure as he prepares for Anfield return

Oct 29th 2019, 12:34 PM 30,329 Views 18 Comments

The Spanish striker forced through a move to Chelsea in 2011 after submitting a transfer request.

# fernando-torres - Monday 19 August, 2019

Andy Carroll: I could only name two Liverpool players when I joined in 2011
# Oblivious
# Oblivious

Andy Carroll: I could only name two Liverpool players when I joined in 2011

Aug 19th 2019, 8:36 PM 14,267 Views 9 Comments

The targetman is back on Tyneside after eight years away, and has spoken about the ways in which he has matured in the intervening period.

# fernando-torres - Tuesday 25 June, 2019

Real Madrid can help Hazard reach the highest level, says Torres
# Time To Shine
# Time To Shine

Real Madrid can help Hazard reach the highest level, says Torres

Jun 25th 2019, 11:37 AM 4,253 Views 2 Comments

The Spaniard believes the conditions are perfect for his former Chelsea team-mate to succeed in Madrid.

# fernando-torres - Sunday 23 June, 2019

'I would love to relive that spell': Torres hails Gerrard as favourite team-mate
# LFC
# LFC

'I would love to relive that spell': Torres hails Gerrard as favourite team-mate

Jun 23rd 2019, 2:44 PM 9,763 Views 4 Comments

The retiring striker has looked back on his time at Anfield.

# fernando-torres - Friday 21 June, 2019

World Cup winner Fernando Torres calls time on career
# El Nino
# El Nino

World Cup winner Fernando Torres calls time on career

Jun 21st 2019, 8:13 AM 8,408 Views 30 Comments

The former Liverpool and Atleti frontman has revealed that, after 18 goal-laden years as a professional, he is preparing to hang up his boots.

# fernando-torres - Friday 19 October, 2018

Carragher reveals Liverpool 'astonishment' at Chelsea paying £50m for Torres
# Looking Back
# Looking Back

Carragher reveals Liverpool 'astonishment' at Chelsea paying £50m for Torres

Oct 19th 2018, 3:19 PM 18,099 Views 17 Comments

The former Spain forward struggled to justify a then-record fee upon his arrival at Stamford Bridge.

# fernando-torres - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Fernando Torres is following Andres Iniesta to Japan
# Go East
# Go East

Fernando Torres is following Andres Iniesta to Japan

Jul 10th 2018, 10:01 AM 6,448 Views 2 Comments

The former Liverpool and Atletico Madrid striker has confirmed that he will be on his way to the Far East, joining Sagan Tosu on a free transfer.

# fernando-torres - Tuesday 5 June, 2018

Torres set to make future call as departure from Europe is confirmed
# Adios
# Adios

Torres set to make future call as departure from Europe is confirmed

Jun 5th 2018, 7:50 AM 4,478 Views 0 Comments

The legendary Atletico Madrid striker is close to making a decision on his next move, with his father hinting that a switch to Japan is on the cards.

# fernando-torres - Wednesday 30 May, 2018

Torres set for move to Japan after league officials jump the gun with announcement
# Premature Celebration
# Premature Celebration

Torres set for move to Japan after league officials jump the gun with announcement

May 30th 2018, 4:22 PM 5,761 Views 0 Comments

The Spanish striker has been linked with a move to Sagan.

# fernando-torres - Sunday 20 May, 2018

Club legend Torres bows out with two goals in final game for Atletico Madrid
# El Nino
# El Nino

Club legend Torres bows out with two goals in final game for Atletico Madrid

May 20th 2018, 8:15 PM 13,816 Views 27 Comments

The Spanish striker was given a guard of honour after his brace in this evening’s 2-2 draw with Eibar.

# fernando-torres - Saturday 19 May, 2018

'It would be appealing, but I don’t think it’ll happen': Benitez on potential Torres move
# Reunion
# Reunion

'It would be appealing, but I don’t think it’ll happen': Benitez on potential Torres move

May 19th 2018, 4:06 PM 7,084 Views 4 Comments

While the Spaniard admits that he would be open to a third reunion with the 34-year-old, he does not think that a move to Newcastle is likely.

# fernando-torres - Thursday 17 May, 2018

'It is a fantastic ending. My dream as a child has become a reality'
# El Nino
# El Nino

'It is a fantastic ending. My dream as a child has become a reality'

May 17th 2018, 7:43 AM 10,740 Views 10 Comments

Victory in the Europa League was a dream come true for outgoing Atletico Madrid legend Fernando Torres.

# fernando-torres - Sunday 15 April, 2018

Diego Simeone hails 'icon' Fernando Torres after landmark 100th La Liga goal
# El Nino
# El Nino

Diego Simeone hails 'icon' Fernando Torres after landmark 100th La Liga goal

Apr 15th 2018, 8:42 PM 10,592 Views 15 Comments

Torres kicked off his long goodbye to Atletico Madrid with a landmark goal against Levante, much to the delight of Simeone.

# fernando-torres - Monday 9 April, 2018

End of an era as Fernando Torres to leave boyhood club
# Wave Goodbye
# Wave Goodbye

End of an era as Fernando Torres to leave boyhood club

Apr 9th 2018, 3:20 PM 18,256 Views 9 Comments

The Spanish striker has confirmed he will depart Atletico at the end of the season.

# fernando-torres - Saturday 4 November, 2017

Chelsea team-mates begged Morata not to follow Torres and Falcao by taking 'cursed' 9 shirt
# Ignorance Is Bliss
# Ignorance Is Bliss

Chelsea team-mates begged Morata not to follow Torres and Falcao by taking 'cursed' 9 shirt

Nov 4th 2017, 5:43 PM 11,961 Views 2 Comments

The Spaniard turned a deaf ear to those advising him.

# fernando-torres - Sunday 21 May, 2017

Atletico Madrid give the Vicente Calderon a fitting farewell thanks to Torres double
# Favourite Son
# Favourite Son

Atletico Madrid give the Vicente Calderon a fitting farewell thanks to Torres double

May 21st 2017, 8:55 PM 9,638 Views 3 Comments

Diego Simeone’s side were 3-1 winners over Athletic Bilbao in their last game at the ground.

# fernando-torres - Friday 3 March, 2017

Gabi bitten by Torres as Deportivo doctor praises Atletico duo for quick-thinking
# Scare
# Scare

Gabi bitten by Torres as Deportivo doctor praises Atletico duo for quick-thinking

Mar 3rd 2017, 9:58 AM 17,797 Views 12 Comments

The midfielder was bitten by his unconscious team-mate as he tried to stop him from swallowing his tongue.

'I heard a crack from the dugout': Diego Simeone feared the worst about Fernando Torres
# Traumatic Scenes
# Traumatic Scenes

'I heard a crack from the dugout': Diego Simeone feared the worst about Fernando Torres

Mar 3rd 2017, 12:10 AM 10,441 Views 9 Comments

The Atleti boss and his players were left shaken after the harrowing incident.

# fernando-torres - Thursday 2 March, 2017

Terrifying scenes in La Liga as Fernando Torres is rushed to hospital after head trauma
# Harrowing
# Harrowing

Terrifying scenes in La Liga as Fernando Torres is rushed to hospital after head trauma

Mar 2nd 2017, 11:01 PM 20,006 Views 21 Comments

Atletico Madrid have confirmed the veteran striker is ‘stable and conscious’.

# fernando-torres - Tuesday 21 February, 2017

The joy of six: another goal-fest in Leverkusen as Atletico Madrid take control of tie
# Bay Watch
# Bay Watch

The joy of six: another goal-fest in Leverkusen as Atletico Madrid take control of tie

Feb 21st 2017, 10:24 PM 6,693 Views 1 Comment

Fernando Torres’ late strike made it a bit more comfortable for Diego Simeone’s side ahead of the return leg in Spain.

# fernando-torres - Sunday 12 February, 2017

Torres scores fabulous overhead kick then blasts peno off the crossbar in La Liga thriller
# El Nino
# El Nino

Torres scores fabulous overhead kick then blasts peno off the crossbar in La Liga thriller

Feb 12th 2017, 10:00 PM 15,684 Views 1 Comment

The Atletico Madrid striker rolled back the years this evening with a top class finish.

# fernando-torres - Wednesday 17 August, 2016

Torres: I was portrayed as a traitor by Liverpool
# Anger
# Anger

Torres: I was portrayed as a traitor by Liverpool

Aug 17th 2016, 1:34 PM 7,631 Views 27 Comments

The Atletico Madrid striker left the Reds for Chelsea in 2011, sparking outrage among fans.

# fernando-torres - Sunday 8 May, 2016

Giuseppi Rossi ends Atletico Madrid's title hopes after delicate Torres chip
# Out Of The Running
# Out Of The Running

Giuseppi Rossi ends Atletico Madrid's title hopes after delicate Torres chip

May 8th 2016, 6:20 PM 7,741 Views 4 Comments

The Champions League finalists lost out to relegated Levante with the former Manchester United striker grabbing the winner.

# fernando-torres - Sunday 17 April, 2016

A classy finish from Torres helps Atleti draw level with Barca at the top of La Liga
# In Form
# In Form

A classy finish from Torres helps Atleti draw level with Barca at the top of La Liga

Apr 17th 2016, 8:04 PM 12,485 Views 7 Comments

Koke and Angel Correa were also on the scoresheet in a 3-0 win for Los Rojiblancos.

# fernando-torres - Wednesday 6 April, 2016

'This is one of the worst days of my football career'
# Admission
# Admission

'This is one of the worst days of my football career'

Apr 6th 2016, 9:21 AM 8,930 Views 6 Comments

The former Liverpool and Chelsea star initially gave his team the perfect start with an early goal in Camp Nou.

# fernando-torres - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

Rio Ferdinand: Torres a disgrace and Simeone should destroy him!
# Harsh
# Harsh

Rio Ferdinand: Torres a disgrace and Simeone should destroy him!

Apr 5th 2016, 11:34 PM 14,189 Views 30 Comments

The former Manchester United man had little sympathy for the striker after his first-half dismissal.

Did Fernando Torres deserve to be sent-off for this challenge on Sergio Busquets?
# Mixed Night
# Mixed Night

Did Fernando Torres deserve to be sent-off for this challenge on Sergio Busquets?

Apr 5th 2016, 8:54 PM 9,997 Views 21 Comments

Atletico Madrid lost 2-1 at the Nou Camp.

# fernando-torres - Sunday 6 March, 2016

Torres on target as Atleti keep title hopes alive with win against Neville's Valencia
# Still In Touch
# Still In Touch

Torres on target as Atleti keep title hopes alive with win against Neville's Valencia

Mar 6th 2016, 10:03 PM 8,645 Views 0 Comments

Diego Simeone’s side moved back to within eight points of league leaders Barcelona.

# fernando-torres - Friday 22 January, 2016

Torres 'has offer to become highest paid player in the world'
# Agent At Play
# Agent At Play

Torres 'has offer to become highest paid player in the world'

Jan 22nd 2016, 9:05 AM 16,196 Views 24 Comments

The Spaniard’s agent wants Atleti to offer the striker a new deal as his current loan agreement expires at the end of the season.

# fernando-torres - Tuesday 25 August, 2015

Balotelli, Soldado and 11 more of the worst signings in Premier League history
# Flops
# Flops

Balotelli, Soldado and 11 more of the worst signings in Premier League history

Aug 25th 2015, 4:42 PM 12,513 Views 41 Comments

At £16 million, he has been a pretty costly mistake for Liverpool.

# fernando-torres - Monday 11 May, 2015

Fernando Torres scored one of his most important goals in a long time for Atletico yesterday
# El Nino
# El Nino

Fernando Torres scored one of his most important goals in a long time for Atletico yesterday

May 11th 2015, 11:15 AM 14,409 Views 3 Comments

He isn’t a kid anymore, but El Nino can still be an important presence for Atletico.

# fernando-torres - Thursday 30 April, 2015

Stop everything! Fernando Torres is good at football again
# Old Magic
# Old Magic

Stop everything! Fernando Torres is good at football again

Apr 30th 2015, 1:18 PM 9,990 Views 8 Comments

The striker seems to be enjoying a new lease of life at Atletico Madrid.

# fernando-torres - Wednesday 22 April, 2015

Forget Xavi and Iniesta, Stevie G is the best player Torres has played with
# Football Friends
# Football Friends

Forget Xavi and Iniesta, Stevie G is the best player Torres has played with

Apr 22nd 2015, 9:06 AM 6,238 Views 26 Comments

The pair played together at Liverpool between 2007 and 2011.

# fernando-torres - Sunday 29 March, 2015

Some of Liverpool's most famous names are back at Anfield today
# Returning Heroes
# Returning Heroes

Some of Liverpool's most famous names are back at Anfield today

Mar 29th 2015, 2:30 PM 9,693 Views 40 Comments

There is a star-studded charity match featuring some well-known former Reds.

# fernando-torres - Wednesday 28 January, 2015

Neymar's double sinks Atletico as Barcelona progress to Copa del Rey semi-finals
# Thriller
# Thriller

Neymar's double sinks Atletico as Barcelona progress to Copa del Rey semi-finals

Jan 28th 2015, 10:15 PM 11,819 Views 12 Comments

Diego Simeone’s side led inside the first minute but the Catalans rallied in what was an absorbing contest.

# fernando-torres - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Did Craig Burley really get a Fernando Torres tattoo after losing a bet?
# Big Gamble
# Big Gamble

Did Craig Burley really get a Fernando Torres tattoo after losing a bet?

Jan 21st 2015, 7:50 AM 6,875 Views 6 Comments

It looks convincing but we’re not sure.

# fernando-torres - Thursday 15 January, 2015

Fernando Torres has just scored his first goal for Atletico Madrid... this time round
# Goal Machine
# Goal Machine

Fernando Torres has just scored his first goal for Atletico Madrid... this time round

Jan 15th 2015, 7:24 PM 12,564 Views 23 Comments

And who better to score it against than Madrid.

# fernando-torres - Wednesday 7 January, 2015

Torres makes Atleti return but it's the ball boy who gets hugs from Simeone
# Copa Del Rey
# Copa Del Rey

Torres makes Atleti return but it's the ball boy who gets hugs from Simeone

Jan 7th 2015, 10:06 PM 11,432 Views 12 Comments

El Nino was quiet but goals from Raul Garcia and Jose Gimenez earned the home side a 2-0 win over Real Madrid tonight.

The second coming of Fernando Torres will be against Real Madrid - tonight
# Welcome Home
# Welcome Home

The second coming of Fernando Torres will be against Real Madrid - tonight

Jan 7th 2015, 11:43 AM 3,736 Views 7 Comments

Wednesday night on the couch just got a whole lot more interesting

# fernando-torres - Sunday 4 January, 2015

40,000 Atletico fans don't care how terrible Torres has been since 2011, they love him anyway
# Homecoming
# Homecoming

40,000 Atletico fans don't care how terrible Torres has been since 2011, they love him anyway

Jan 4th 2015, 1:41 PM 9,931 Views 16 Comments

Some turnout for an unveiling mind.

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