Fernando Torres, former Spain international, announced his return in a strange way on Tuesday on Instagram. The former Atlético de Madrid and Liverpool striker retired in 2019 after a final adventure in Japan.
A back photo with the number 9 – its number – proudly displayed. Fernando Torres (37) posted an enigmatic message on his Instagram account on Tuesday, announcing his return. By remaining very discreet about the nature of this announcement.
“I only understand life in one way: to play,” he wrote. Therefore, I have decided to come back. This Friday I will communicate where. El Nino is back, I am coming back to play. “
Two years after the end of his career, the former striker would therefore be decided to put on his crampons again. The former idol of Atlético de Madrid (2001-2007, then 2015-2018) and Liverpool (2007-2011) ended his career in 2019 after a last adventure with the Japanese club Sagan Tosu. His announcement could also be a communication blow even if nothing really filtered out of this message.
Since retiring from the field, Torres has undergone an impressive physical transformation. He had appeared with huge arms and swollen trapezoids in the video for a promotional clip for an online gaming site.
The 2010 world champion with Spain returned to Atlético de Madrid last September to join the staff of “Cadets A” and pass his coaching diplomas. He quickly climbed the ranks to be named assistant to Nacho Fernandez in the reserve team of Atléti, which plays in Segunda B (D3). In recent months, he has also supported Jesus Marcos in the staff of “Juvenil A”.