Fernando Torres Net Worth $107 million
Fernando Torres salary $17,000,000
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Fernando Torres is a Spanish professional footballer and his current net worth is $107 million.
Born in Fuenlabrada, Community of Madrid, to José Torres and Flori Sanz, he become interested in football as a child and today he is one of the highest-paid footballers.
Growing up he joined Parque 84, his first team at the age of five.
His grandfather influenced him to be an Atlético Madrid supporter as he inherited his love for the club.
When he started playing football he started as a goalkeeper, the same position his brother played in.
Since the age of seven he began playing as a striker more, in an indoor league for the neighborhood’s club, Mario’s Holland.
He used the characters from the anime Captain Tsubasa as an inspiration.
When Atlético sent an under-15 team to compete in the Nike Cup, to play against youth teams from other clubs, he helped the team win the tournament.
Later on, people voted him the best player in Europe for the age group.
At the age of 15, he signed his first professional contract with the team. Torres started in the 2000-01 season, where he started poorly.
Right around that time, he suffered from a cracked shinbone which kept him out of play until December.
Torres used to train with the first-team to get ready for pre-season. In May 2001 he made his debut for the team, at the Vicente Calderón Stadium, against Leganés.
One week after he made his debut, he scored his first goal for the club in a match against Albacete.
In 2011 he left the club to join Chelsea for a British record transfer fee of £50 million. He then became the most expensive Spanish player in history.
In his first full season at Chelsea, Torres won the FA Cup and the UEFA Champions League.
Today, he is a striker for La Liga club Atlético Madrid and Spain National Football Team.
Spain won the three tournaments from 2008 to 2012, with Torres scoring in the finals of both Euro 2008 and Euro 2012.