Monday, July 2, 2012

Fernando Torres

Fernando Torres is a Spanish professional soccer player, currently a forward/striker for English Premier League team Chelsea. He started his career in Atletico Madrid (2001-2007),  then moved to Liverpool (2007-11), then to his current team in 2011 for a record transfer fee of 50 million pounds, making him the most expensive Spanish player.

Torres also plays internationally for Spain. He score the winning goal for Spain in the UEFA Euro 2008 final against Germany, and scored again during the final of the Euro 2012 against Italy. He debuted for Spain in 2003.

Born: March 20, 29184
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 180 lbs

Career Highlights:
  • Scored three goals in the 2006 World Cup
  • Won the Golden Boot in Euro 2012
  • Premier League player of the month (2007)
  • Scored 29 goals in 2007-08 season for Liverpool

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