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Spanish forward Fernando Torres announces retirement

Fernando Torres
Fernando Torres

The former Atletico Madrid, Liverpool, and Chelsea forward “Fernando Torres” who had won the 2010 Football World Cup with Spain announced his retirement on Friday 21 June 2019.

“I have something very important to announce. After 18 exciting years, the time has come to put an end to my football career.” 35-year-old Fernando Torres had twitted. Currently, Torres represents Sagan Tosu which is a Japanese football club.

He added “Next Sunday, the 23rd at 10:00 AM, local time in Japan, I will have a press conference in Tokyo to explain all the details. See you there.” Torres left Atletico on the last summer to play in Japan after returning to his boyhood club in 2015.

He had played 334 matches for Atletico and scored 111 goals. For Liverpool, He features in 142 matches and beat 81 times past opponents goalkeeper. He scored 45 goals out of 172 matches which he played for Chelsea. In 2010 FIFA winning squad, Torres was the key member of the Squad.

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