Fernando José Torres Sanz, nicknamed El Niño, is a Spanish footballer who plays as a striker for Chelsea and the Spain national team. Torres started his career with Atlético Madrid, progressing through their youth system to the first team squad.
Spain continued their unbeaten run in the Confederations Cup with a comfortable 3-0 win over Nigeria, while Uruguay confirmed their place in the semifinals courtesy an 8-0 mauling of Tahiti. The World and European champions got two of their goals from an unlikely source - left-back Jordi Alba - with Fernando Torres again finding the back of the net.read more
Spain made a mockery of the format of the Confederations Cup by thrashing minnows Tahiti 10-0, while Diego Forlan capped his 100th appearance for Uruguay in some style scoring the winner in a 2-1 win over Nigeria. Quite a few critics have questioned the fallacy behind allowing a country like Tahiti, filed with amateur players, into the Confederations Cup, where some of the top teams in the world are competing.read more
Jose Mourinho to cast further doubts over the future of Fernando Torres, by saying the striker has only been "so-so" after his move to Chelsea, while insisting Roman Abramovich never interfered with his transfer policies during his first reign at the club.read more
There have been several rumors surrounding Arsenal as the summer transfer window starts to kick into overdrive. Some of them are believable, while other are just plain ridiculous. Cue the latest round of reports. Arsene Wenger is reportedly planning to hijack Barcelona's bid for Chelsea striker Fernando Torresread more
Jose Mourinho said a decision on the future of Fernando Torres would only be taken once the Chelsea manager meets the Spanish international striker face to face, while the Portuguese also warned the Blues old guard not to expect any favors from him, even though John Terry is set to be retained Blues captain.read more