The prolific Fernando Torres

22nd February 2023

Fernando Torres, also known as “El Niño” is a retired Spanish professional footballer who played as a striker. Kabaddi is another exciting and great discipline where prolific sportspeople perform, and the website is the perfect place to wager on them. By the way, “El Niño” in Spanish means “The Kid” in English.

He began his career at Atlético Madrid, where he became one of the top goal scorers in La Liga and Europe. He then moved to Liverpool, where he won plenty of tournaments and personal recognitions, including:

  • the FA Cup;
  • being the top scorer in the Premier League.
  • and this is not a title, but he also helped the team to reach an UEFA Champions League final.

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A remarkable early career

Torres was born in Fuenlabrada, Spain, and began his career as a youth player at Atlético Madrid. If you want to wager on the Spanish La Liga, sports betting at 1xBet is exactly what you need.

He made his professional debut for the club in 2001, and quickly established himself as one of the best young players in Spain. He was the top scorer for Atlético Madrid in the 2003-2004 season, and helped the team win the UEFA Intertoto Cup in the same year. He continued to score goals at an impressive rate as well. By signing up at 1xBet you will be able to make sports betting on these major tournaments too.

Moving to the English Premier League

In 2007, Torres moved to Liverpool for a then-club-record transfer fee of £26.5 million. He quickly established himself as one of the best strikers in the Premier League. He was also the top goal scorer in the Premier League for the 2007-2008 season and was the runner up for the Ballon d’Or in 2008. Now you can make legal football live betting in India with 1xBet, where the Premier League is a great competition to wager on.

In 2011, Torres moved to Chelsea for a then-British transfer record fee of £50 million. He struggled to replicate the form he had shown at Liverpool. However, he still contributed with a fair share of goals. He spent a loan period at Milan before returning to Atlético Madrid. Making legal live football betting in India with 1xBet is absolutely possible, and Atlético Madrid is another fantastic squad to wager on. In 2018 he joined Japanese football team Sagan Tosu, where he finished his career retiring in 2019.

Of course, Fernando Torres was also an important player of the Spanish national team. He played on it between 2003 and 2014. During that period he scored 38 goals in a total of 110 matches.