Non-stop action from kickoff, an opening-minute goal from the all-of-the-sudden rejuvenated Fernando Torres, a dubious penalty call, two more incidents that could've easily led to pens, and five total goals made for a bonkers first half in today's Atlético Madrid-Barcelona Copa del Rey match. Show More Summary
Need a goal in the first minute in a Copa del Rey match? Fernando Torres has it covered. After he scored against Real Madrid in the first minutes of the first and second half of the last stage, Torres struck just 46 seconds into the second leg of Atletico Madrid's quarter-final match against Barcelona to get the hosts back into the tie. Show More Summary
Hey, who's this new "Fernando Torres" guy, and what did you do with the one we've come to know and loathe ? Also: hey, there you are Fernando! Where have you been hiding all these years? Read more...
Fun soccer match.
Antoine Griezmann scored another two goals for Atletico Madrid, as his side beat Rayo Vallecano 3-1 at the weekend. The Frenchman is now the team's top scorer and his double against Rayo took his tally to 10 goals this season in La Liga,...Show More Summary
To appreciate just how adored Fernando Torres is at Atletico Madrid, one only needed to see the 45,000 fans that packed into the Vicente Calderon to witness his official unveiling upon his return to his boyhood club on January 4. Nicknamed...Show More Summary
Prior to today’s Copa del Rey quarter-final against Barcelona (4pm ET on beIN SPORTS in the USA), manager Diego Simeone had been reportedly been training his squad with an attacking trident formed by Fernando Torres, Antoine Griezmann and Mario Mandzukic. … Continue reading ?
Fair play Craig Burley — you are a man of your word if nothing else! The former Chelsea and Scotland midfielder, now a pundit for ESPN, said he would get a Fernando Torres tattoo if "El Nino" scored against Real Madrid in the Copa del...Show More Summary
ESPN pundit Craig Burley, who played for Celtic and Chelsea during his professional career, has been forced into getting a new tattoo after he lost a public bet. Burley got the needle in his arm after betting that Fernando Torres would fail to score for Atletico Madrid against Real Madrid last week in the Copa Del […]
David Ginola’s campaign to become FIFA President looks set to be the biggest fail since Fernando Torres rounded David De Gea and somehow managed to slott wide. The former Premier League footballer, backed by a bookmaker known for silly stunts, is attempting to raise £2,300,000 in his bid to become FIFA President. David Ginola is […]
Atletico Madrid's 2-0 win over Granada saw Mario Mandzukic and Fernando Torres paired together for the first time. Torres had previously started both legs of the Madrid derby Copa del Rey encounters, but had yet to feature in the league. Meanwhile,...Show More Summary
Manchester United goalkeeper David De Gea made a string of impressive and important saves in a 2-0 win at QPR this weekend. The young Spanish keeper has undoubtedly been the Player of the Season at Old Trafford thus far but, with only 18 month left on his contract, is being courted by Real Madrid. Juan […]
Real Madrid will hope that La Liga comforts will help put the Copa del Rey elimination to city rivals Atletico Madrid behind them and Getafe are the team who could be on the end of a Los Blancos backlash. A Fernando Torres brace at the...Show More Summary
Fernando Torres first joined Atletico Madrid as an eleven-year-old and was nothing short of a phenomenon when he eventually hit his stride with the first team. After years of watching his powers slowly wilt at Chelsea and Milan, Nando...Show More Summary
In the lead-up to Atletico Madrid's second-leg clash with Real Madrid in the round of 16 in Copa del Rey at the Santiago Bernabeu, Diego Simeone was asked whether Fernando Torres would feature again against the European champions. At...Show More Summary
Atletico Madrid continued their fine run against city rivals Real tonight, by knocking them out of the King’s Cup with a 4-2 aggregate win. Fernando Torres stole the show with a two goal salvo, scoring in the first minute of either half from Antoine Griezmann passes. Real twice equalized through Sergio Ramos and then Cristiano […]
It was a special night for Fernando Torres, and the Copa del Rey have produced a special video fitting the occasion. Torres scored his first goals back in an Atletico Madrid shirt, both of which were scored in the first minute of either half, on a night where they knocked city rivals Real out of […]
Fernando Torres scored in the first minute of each half as Atletico Madrid advanced to the Copa del Rey quarter-finals with a 2-2 draw against Real Madrid on Thursday night in the second leg of their round-of-16 tie at the Estadio Santiago...Show More Summary
Fernando Torres right now. https://t.co/rIxiuat7q7 — 3rd Eye (@3rdEyeNot) January 15, 2015 Oh my days. If the simple fact of Fernando Torres scoring wasn’t enough, he managed it inside the first minute. Twice! Torres followed up his first goal back with Atletico Madrid, by repeating the magic trick again in the second half, inside just […]
Here’s something you probably thought you’d never hear again: Fernando Torres is on fire. The Kid is on a hat-trick against Real Madrid tonight, having scored a brilliant brace, scoring both goals in the first minute of either half. For his brace, Torres sold Pepe a brilliant dummy, and calmly slotted past Keylor Navas. Amazing […]