WHEN DIDTORRES RETIRE FROM FOOTBALL?

Legendary Spanish marksman Fernando Torres has developed his love for boxing since his retirement from football some years ago. This is evident inrecent photos that were circulated on social media. Ex-Premier League player Fernando Torres can be seen sparring with someone, as per the Instagram handle of musician Omar Montes.

Fernando Torres has been stunning the fans that adored him while he was a player. His love for boxing had never been revealed until recent developments. He had also broken the internet earlier this year with the photo of his body transformation.

COMPARING WERNER DEBUT SEASON TO OTHERS

Premier League giants Chelsea have a history with struggling big money strikers and it's not really a surprise that German national team player Timo Werner has struggled to impose himself in the first year of his Chelsea career. The Blues fans have been down the road of £50m strikers underwhelming at the club.

Ukrainian football legend Andriy Shevchenko and Fernando Torres are £50m strikers who didn't live up to expectations at Stamford Bridge and Werner could be in that unwanted club following his £49.5m transfer from RB Leipzig of the German Bundesliga last season.

LIVERPOOL: SALAH REACTION SIMILAR TO TORRES

Liverpool fans were worried about potentially losing leading goalscorer Mohamed Salah after his reaction to being subbed off in the recent league game at home to Chelsea. Salah lasted just 62 minutes against his former club and he showed his frustration at the decision from the Liverpool boss, JurgenKlopp. The Liverpool manager made a double substitution in a bid to try to affect the game with Liverpool losing 1-0 at home. Klopp subbed on the returning Diogo Jota and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain for Salah and Curtis Jones. Jota was just coming back from a lengthy injury but he couldn't do much as Liverpool were beaten by Chelsea courtesy the strike from England player Mason Mount. Liverpool fans have compared the situation involving Salah with that of Fernando Torres against Birmingham City in April 2010. Fernando Torres was subbed off for Frenchman David N'gog with 20 minutes left to go with the Reds in need of a win in the race for the Champions League places.

GERRARD OPTS FOR SUAREZ OVER TORRES

Rangers boss Steven Gerrard has picked Luis Suarez ahead of Fernando Torres when he was asked to pick between the two strikers. The Liverpool legend played with the two strikers at various times and he was asked to choose one while he was on the Robbie Fowler podcast recently.

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Steven Gerrard played with Fernando Torres from the summer of 2008 till the Spaniard left Liverpool for rivals Chelsea in January 2011 in a £50m deal and Luis Suarez was brought in almost immediately as his replacement. Luis Suarez joined Liverpool to fill the vacuum left by Fernando Torres.

TORRES WAS MY IDOL - DEMBELE

New Atletico Madrid player Moussa Dembele has revealed that Fernando Torres was his idol while he was growing up. The Frenchman made this known in his first interview as an Atletico Madrid player. <center><img src="https://pbs.twimg.com/media/ECV8nfIWsAAPz1W.jpg" width="500" /></center>
Moussa Dembele became an Atletico Madrid player after he signed for them on loan from Lyon in the French Ligue 1.

FERNANDO TORRES: THE EL NIÑO

It is customary for clubs to honor their respective players who have gone on to shine and enjoy successful stints. These players would then be considered to hold a special place in the club's history, earning them a place in the history books of the club.

When players of such caliber decide to draw the curtain on their career and hang their boots, accolades begin to troop in, and several moves will be made by the club to ensure that it is a well-deserved retirement they enjoy.

TORRES COMPLETES COACHING COURSE

It is now an exception when top players retire and do not move to coaching either with professional sides or with football academies. Fernando Torres has towed this path as well.

LAMPARD REMINISCES THE ROAD TO UCL TITLE

Chelsea coach Frank Lampard shares the story of the second leg clash against Barcelona in the semi final of the 2012 Champions League. The current Blues’ manager shared the story as Chelsea ex-players and fans all over the world mark another anniversary since that wonderful night in Munich that ended in them lifting their first Champions League title.

SALAH EQUALS TORRES RECORD

Mohammed Salah scored the second goal that finished off Manchester United. United have now gone a whole season without beating Liverpool

That goal made him level with Fernando Torres. The former Spain international scored 65 goals in 102 appearances while it took Salah only 98 games to achieve the same the same feat. Torres was seen as a demigod when he made similar records back in the day but the antics of Salah for the past few seasons deems him worthy of a statue at the Anfield entrance.

The Reds victory signified how much of a leap they have jumped over the Red Devils. Ferguson once said the best part of his coaching career at United was him personally watching and overseeing Liverpool being knocked off their perch. It will be much to the Scot’s chagrin to see Liverpool already returning the favor just 6 years after his retirement.

LIVERPOOL WILL ALWAYS BE HOME TO TORRES

Fernando Torres has agreed to return to Anfield for a charity game set for March next year, as per reports. While he said he was always engaged hence missing out on several invitations in the past, the truth is Liverpool will always be a home to the Spaniard.
When many players struggled to adapt to a new league following a move, this was not the same story for Fernando Torres – the teenage skipper from Atletico Madrid. He switched sides and became an instant fan favourite.

There are players Ian Rush, Robbie Fowler, Steven Gerrard but El Nino, as he is fondly called, swept in and bossed the club and league in such a short time before his move to the Blues.

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