Fernando Torres, nicknamed El Nino, is a Spanish striker who currently plays for English football club Chelsea and the Spain national side. If you are a Fernando Torres supporter, then this section is perfect for you. Get your customized ‘Torres 9’ soccer jersey today!
Fernando Torres started his career in Spain with Atlético Madrid. Torres made his senior debut in an Atlético football shirt in 2001 against CD Leganes. His first goal came against Albacete Balompie a week later. That season, Torres and the team narrowly missed out on promotion to the top tier of Spanish football.
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During the 2001 - 2002 season, Atlético Madrid were promoted to the top division in Spanish football known as the Premier League. Torres went on to score 13 goals in 29 appearances in his first season in the La Liga and he soon attracted interest from clubs such as Chelsea. Atlético rejected interest for their star striker and he carried on his Atlético Madrid career, scoring 82 goals in 214 games.
His excellent form didn’t go unnoticed and on the 3rd July, Liverpool football club announced the signing of Fernando Torres. The fee for the Spain striker was a reported £20 million and he signed a 6-year deal with the club. Torres was a great signing for Liverpool and the fans couldn’t wait to see him in a Liverpool soccer jersey. The Spaniard made his competitive debut against Aston Villa in a 2-1 victory on 11 August 2007. During in his first season at Liverpool, Fernando Torres became the first player since Robbie Fowler to score more than 20 goals in a season. Torres spent 4 years at the club and scored 65 goals in 102 games.
On 27th January, Chelsea had a bid of £40 million for the striker rejected. Fernando Torres handed a transfer request to Liverpool to force his move from Liverpool to Chelsea. Torres completed his move to Chelsea on a 5-and-a-half-year contract on 31st January, for a reported £50 million fee. This fee made Torres the most expensive Spanish player in soccer history and set a new record for a British transfer. Since starting his career with Chelsea, Torres has made 90 appearances scoring just 16 goals. Get your Torres soccer jersey online today!
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