Former Liverpool and Atletico Madrid striker Torres announces retirement

Baku, June 21, AZERTAC

Former Atletico Madrid, Liverpool and Chelsea striker Fernando Torres has announced that he is to retire from football, according to

At 35 years of age, the experienced frontman, who had been playing for Japanese side Sagan Tosu, has decided that the time is right to hang up his boots.

Revealing his decision on social media, Torres said: "I have something very important to announce."

"After 18 exciting years, the time has come to put an end to my football career. Next Sunday, the 23rd at 10:00AM, local time in Japan, I will have a press conference in Tokyo to explain all the details. See you there,” he mentioned.

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