Winning at Atletico all the more special for Fernando Torres

Photo credit: AFP Fernando Torres believes winning Atletico Madrid’s first ever Champions League would be an even greater feeling than lifting the World Cup. Atletico face the might of five-time winners Bayern Munich in the first leg of their semi-final at the Vicente Calderon on Wednesday. Torres was on the opposition side when Atletico reached the last four for the first time...
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Barcelona protected by referees, fumes Fernando Torres after red card

Fernando Torres raged that Atletico Madrid are not treated equally to Barcelona by referees after his early red card turned their Champions League quarter-final, first leg around on Tuesday. Torres had put Atletico in front at the Camp Nou before seeing two quick-fire yellow cards to leave the visitors a man light for over an hour. Luis Suarez finally converted Barca’s relentless...
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29 days ago  |  Discuss

Torres feels Barca were favored by the referee after red card

Fernando Torres does not believe he should have been sent off against Barcelona and suggested a red card would not have been given had the offense been "the other way around".Torres had put Atletico Madrid in front in the Champions League quarter-final first leg at the Nou Camp before seeing two quick-fire yellow cards to leave the visitors a man light for over an hour.Barcelona...
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April 06, 2016  |  Discuss

Champions League: Luis Suarez, Fernando Torres Play Hero, Villain In Barcelona-Atletico Madrid

Luis Suarez is feeling right at home in Barcelona, and Fernando Torres wasn’t acting like himself in Catalunya. Those form a reasonable-enough explanation for Barcelona’s 2-1 win over Atletico Madrid on Tuesday at Camp Nou in the first leg of the teams’ UEFA Champions League quarterfinal series. Torres gave Atletico Madrid a surprising lead in the 25th minute when he ran onto...
April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch Fernando Torres go from hero to villain in 11-minute stretch

It didn't take long for Tuesday's Champions League clash between Barcelona and Atletico Madrid to turn into a maelstrom of absurdity.And it's fitting that the man at the center of the vortex, Fernando Torres, is nicknamed after an unpredictable weather system -- El Niño.The Spanish forward has been enjoying a bit of a career renaissance back with his boyhood club, but Tuesday's...
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April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Watch: Fernando Torres opens the scoring for Atletico Madrid then gets sent off

It’s been a game that has suited Atletico far more than Barcelona, as neither side has been able to play with much rhythm. It’s little surprise then that the visitors from the Spanish capital were the ones to open the scoring. Almost symbolically it was Fernando Torres, Atleti’s favorite son, who put the ball into the back of the net. Torres slipped between two Barca defenders...
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April 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Torres back to leading Atletico's attack in win over Getafe

Fernando Torres is back to lead the Atletico Madrid attack but an injured Yannick Ferreira Carrasco exited early in the second half, so there were mixed emotions for Diego Simeone's side Sunday in a 1-0 victory at Getafe.Torres, a longtime Atletico fan favorite scored the goal as the visitors prevailed and moved back into a share of the La Liga lead. But the loss of the speedy young...
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February 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Fernando Torres Scores First Goals In Second Atletico Madrid Career (GIF)

It didn’t take long for Fernando Torres to rediscover his scoring touch after going back home. Torres scored his first goals his second stint with Atletico Madrid on Thursday. Torres struck early in each half of his team’s Copa del Rey (Spanish Cup) draw against Real Madrid. Torres’ double surpassed his previous goal tally for 2014-15, which stood...
January 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Fernando Torres Seals Atletico Madrid Return, Leaves AC Milan On Loan

MADRID — Fernando Torres could make his Atletico Madrid return in a Copa de Rey (Spanish Cup) game with crosstown rival Real Madrid two days after rejoining his boyhood club. Atletico said in a statement Monday that Torres will return to the club on loan from AC Milan next Monday, when the Italian transfer window opens. The move is subject to Torres...
December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Fernando Torres Returning To Atletico Madrid On 18-Month Loan

Fernando Torres appears to be heading home for the new year. Torres will re-join Atletico Madrid after the Spanish club agreed to take him from AC Milan on an 18-month loan deal in exchange for Alessio Cerci, Sky Italia’s Peppe Di Stefano reported Wednesday. Accordo fatto @acmilan @Atleti #Madrid per lo scambio di prestiti di 18 mesi tra @ale_cerci_7...
December 24, 2014  |  Discuss

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