This article provides information about one of football\'s great players, Fernando Torres, including his footballing history.
This article provides facts and figures about the current Chelsea and Spain striker, Fernando Torres. Fernando Torres was born on 20th March 1984 in Fuenlabrada, Spain. He played for a few clubs when he was a boy including, Mario's Holland and Rayo 13 before signing on with Athletico Madrid in 1995.
2001 to 2007 - Atlético Madrid
2007 to 2011 - Liverpool
2011 to Present - Chelsea
National Team (Spain)
Spain Under 15s - 1 appearance
Spain Under 16s - 9 appearances
Spain Under 17s - 4 appearances
Spain Under 18s - 1 appearance
Spain Under 19s - 5 appearances
Spain Under 21s - 10 appearances
Spain Senior National Team - 82 appearances
Accolades and Honors
Segunda División: won once, 2001–02
UEFA European Under-16 Football Championship: won once, 2001
UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship: won once, 2002
UEFA European Championship: won once, 2008
FIFA World Cup: won once, 2010
Nike Cup top scorer: won once, 1999
Algarve Tournament Player of the Tournament: won once, 2001
Algarve Tournament top scorer: won once, 2001
UEFA European Under-16 Football Championship Player of the Tournament: won once, 2001
UEFA European Under-16 Football Championship top scorer: won once, 2001
UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship Player of the Tournament: won once, 2002
UEFA European Under-19 Football Championship top scorer: won once, 2002
UEFA European Football Championship Team of the Tournament: won once, 2008
FIFPro World XI: won once, 2008, 2009
PFA Team of the Year: won once, 2007–08, 2008–09
Premier League Player of the Month: won twice, February 2008, September 2009
Off the field, Fernando Torres is a quiet person who married his long term girlfriend with only 2 wedding guests present! He rarely features in the British tabloids for any other than football and he is one of the worlds greatest players, winning the world cup in 2010.
His nickname is El Nino, which means 'The Kid' in Spanish, this is because he looks younger than his actual age. A great footballer that has won 2 of the biggest prizes in football, the European Cup and the World Cup, but has only won one thing in his club career. Whilst having spent the most recent years of his career at Liverpool, Liverpool were not able to follow up their success of winning the UEFA Champions League (before Fernando Torres signed for Liverpool) with any other trophies. Torres left for Chelsea in 2011 hoping to win more trophies at club level.
Fernando Torres, one of the greatest players in the world today, has won many things on the international stage. He still has a number of playing years ahead of him and has a good chances of winning many more trophies. He is currently playing for Spain, the World Champions, and Chelsea Football Club.