Fernando Torres, one of the most lethal strikers Spain has ever produced, has announced he is due to retire from football.
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) June 21, 2019
Torres has announced that he will announce the details of his last game for Japanese club Sagan Tosu in a press conference on Sunday.
Torres will retire from football best remembered for his days in the Premier League. Torres played for both Liverpool and Chelsea, scoring 126 goals in 314 appearances across all competitions.
While Torres didn’t capture his early-career form at Stamford Bridge, the 35-year-old was hugely successful in west London. winning both European trophies, as well as an FA Cup during his time at Stamford Bridge.
Torres also enjoyed a successful international career, playing a starring role as part of Spain’s treble-winning international side, winning two European Championships and a World Cup.
Chelsea fans reacted by showing a lot of love towards Torres, with one moment that specifically stood out for Chelsea fans during the former-Chelsea man’s time at the club.
Here is a selection of tweets from Chelsea fans reacting to the news of Torres’ retirement:
Thank you Legend ????????? pic.twitter.com/dWd0hATa1P
— Chelsea4Ever (@wadja_roland) June 21, 2019
This goal still gives me goosebumps
— Victor (@victormatara) June 21, 2019
This man is responsible for one of the happiest moments of my entire life. Forever in my Heart ????????
— Higuain’s Stomach (@Nuwaha17) June 21, 2019
This goal from him will always be my favourite from him ???? Enjoy your retirement El Niño ????
— ? (@ChelOholic) June 21, 2019
— Heart of St John (@HeartofStJohn1) June 21, 2019
THAT GOAL ????
— Nick (@AyImNick) June 21, 2019
That goal was worth £50m!
— Tunde Dedewo (@babsded) June 21, 2019