Fernando Torres teases a sensational retirement turn as the former Liverpool and Chelsea striker says he will announce his next move on Friday… two years after hanging up his boots and embarking on an incredible body transformation.
- Fernando Torres hinted at a return to football by sharing a cryptic message
- Torres retired from the sport in August 2019 after ending his career in Japan
- However, he told fans that he “only understands life in one way and that is playing out”
- Thus, the striker will return to the sport and announce his club on Friday
Fernando Torres hinted at a return to football when sharing an encrypted message on Instagram.
The former Liverpool forward retired from the sport in August 2019 after ending his career in Japan with Sagan Tosu, but could be set for a sensational comeback.
Torres has yet to reveal which club he has joined, but told fans he will “communicate where” he plans to play on Friday.
Fernando Torres hinted at a return to football when sharing an encrypted message on Instagram
Torres took to Instagram to share a black image and while of himself wearing a No.9 shirt
Torres took to Instagram on Tuesday night to share a black and white image of himself wearing a No.9 shirt.
The photo was accompanied by the caption: “I only understand life in one way: to play. That’s why I decided to come back ”.
He went on to say he would announce where he planned to play in three days.
He wrote: “This Friday I will communicate where”, before adding the following hashtag “#vuelveelnino”, which translates to #elninoreturns “.
After hanging up his boots in 2019, the 37-year-old hit the gym – with many fans praising his incredible body transformation.
After hanging up his boots in 2019, Torres, 37, went to the gym to get back in shape
Torres is remembered for being a lean and fast striker and was not really known for his strength
Torres is still remembered for being a thin, fast striker – and wasn’t really known for his strength in his prime.
However, after starting a coaching role with Atletico Madrid’s B squad and having time during the lockdown to strengthen himself, the Spaniard has developed a solid physique.
Torres will be hoping to use his newfound strength on the pitch next season after turning around on his retirement plans.