Fernando Torres rolls back the years with flurry of stunning goals in training ahead of Liverpool Legends vs Ajax Legends

  • Fernando Torres is set to feature in LFC Foundation’s annual charity match
  • The former striker impressed in training with a number of eye-catching goals
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Fernando Torres rolled back the years with a flurry of impressive goals ahead of Liverpool Legends match against Ajax Legends. 

The 40-year-old is expected to lead the line for the Reds in LFC Foundation’s annual charity match on Saturday with the likes of Steven Gerrard, Maxi Rodriguez, Sami Hyypia and Momo Sissoko also set to feature on a nostalgic afternoon at Anfield.

Torres looked as sharp as ever ahead of the match and reminded fans just how good he was during his time at Merseyside. 

In a clip posted by the club on X, he scored a number of goal including a trivela finish and a near post flick.

Fans took to social media to heap praise on the former striker, with one saying: ‘El nino still has that spark’. 

Another wrote: ‘I don’t know whether I’m angry, sad, happy, heart broken’.

A third Liverpool fan even urged the club to resign Torres until the end of the season as he would still score goals.

He wrote: ‘Get this man in the team until the end of the season and I bet he gets u 5-10 key goals 

Torres was a huge hit with Liverpool fans after joining the club in 2007 and scored 81 goals in 142 appearances.

In January 2011 the Spaniard broke the hearts of Liverpool fans when he signed for Chelsea for a then-British record transfer fee of £50million.

During his time at Stamford Bridge Torres struggled for consistency but he won the Champions League and the FA Cup in the 2011-12 season as well as the Europa League in the following campaign.

He later returned to Atletico Madrid (where he had started his career) before heading to Japanese side Sagan Tosu.

Torres is currently the coach of Atletico Madrid’s Under-19 team.

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