Torres: "I never needed any title to feel like the most beloved player"

Striker Atletico Madrid , Fernando Torres , who played his last game Sunday with the Rojiblancos, where he scored two goals against Eibar (2-2), said in his farewell tribute "never" neede no title to feel "the most beloved in the world." "I never needed any title to feel like the most beloved player in the world," said the striker in an emotional speech during the tribute acts for his farewell to the club, which received the gold and bright badge, in front of a giant shirt with signatures for him and with a balloon on his back with the inscription 'See you soon, Fernando'. The striker, after being honored by his teammates, his discoverer, Manuel Briñas, his first coach Manolo Rangel or former forward José Eulogio Gárate, took the microphone to address the fans of the Wanda Metropolitan Stadium.

To address the fans of the Wanda Metropolitan Stadium. "I would like to send a message of thanks to many people, I apologize in advance to those who leave me without naming, but there are many of you who have helped me get all of that, I would like to start with those in the third amphitheater," he said. , in reference to the followers rojiblancos already deceased. Among them, he referred in particular to ex-player and former coach Luis Aragonés, who died in 2014. "We all owe him to show us the way, to show us what Atlético de Madrid is, and now over the years this group that we have here has taken the witness and continues to make history, and I am sure that the best is yet to come" said Torres.Bet on your favourite team with apuestas de futbol .

The forward had a memory for his family, starting with his grandfather - "he gave me the greatest gift that can be given to a grandchild, which is to make it from Atleti", he said-, his parents and siblings, his wife and their three children . Next, the forward took the thanks to his teammates and coaching staff, in three and a half years of his last stage in the club that he described as "magnificent". "I had the opportunity to return to the Atleti that I always dreamed of, I would choose this group over anything, I am very proud to have been part of them, congratulations to everyone, I have learned something from each and every one, I hope I could teach something" , he pointed. "Now I leave you alone, I'm sure you're going to get what we all want, this group has earned less than they deserve, so you have to win it," he continued.

Finally, he addressed the fans, to whom he thanked them for their affection. "I've always had the certainty that whatever I did I was never going to be able to give you back so much I'm sure I've done what I've done, that you love me so much, so many games, so many goals, it's small with the love you've given me the first day I went to the Calderón as a child, "he said. For Torres, wearing the Atletico shirt in more than 400 games has been "a privilege" and it is "very hard to know what the final is". "Many times they ask us why we are from Atleti or why it is different, above all we say that it can not be understood by those who are not, because it is difficult to explain it, I would like you to remember how you feel today, happiness, pride in having a champion team, of belonging to a big family, "he declared. "I would like you to always remember it when bad moments come, when from the outside you want to tell us that things go wrong." In those moments, which will surely come, I would like you to remember how you feel now, the beautiful feelings of this hobby, that we are all one, because that is the Atleti ", sentenced Torres.