Ex-Liverpool star Fernando Torres set for Anfield return

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Ex-Liverpool star Fernando Torres set for Anfield return

Stephen Oladehinde 18:30 - 16.02.2024

Fernando Torres is set to make a sensational return to Anfield, donning the iconic Liverpool red for a star-studded charity match.

This March, the Liverpool FC Foundation will roll out the red carpet for AFC Ajax's legends, continuing its tradition of hosting high-profile charity clashes. 

The announcement has stirred excitement among the Reds faithful, eager to see one of their most beloved figures back in action. as reported by LiverpoolEcho.

Liverpool Legends Welcome Torres Back

The match slated for March 23, 2024, isn't just another game—it's a homecoming. Fernando Torres, whose name still echoes in the halls of Anfield, will join a constellation of Liverpool legends. 

Alongside Torres, the likes of Jerzy Dudek, Sander Westerveld, and Djibril Cisse will grace the field, turning back the clock in support of the LFC Foundation.

Torres, known as 'El Nino', left an indelible mark during his tenure from 2007 to 2011, netting 81 goals in 142 appearances. His record-breaking move to Chelsea might have been a bitter pill for fans to swallow at the time, but his return in Liverpool colors for the Legends series is a moment many have awaited with bated breath.

Fernando Torres, Ex Chelsea and Liverpool player || Imago
Fernando Torres, Ex Chelsea and Liverpool player || Imago

Fans React to Torres' Return

The buzz on social media is palpable, with fans pouring out their hearts, welcoming Torres back to where many believe he belongs. From heartbreak to anticipation, the sentiment spans the spectrum of fan emotions.

- @LeosGoalss captured the mixed feelings perfectly: "Wow, he broke my heart back then, but I am looking forward to see him again in a red shirt!"

Fernando Torres, || Imago
Fernando Torres, || Imago

- @FootyTone reminisced about Torres in his prime: "Prime Torres was something else! Great News!"

- @liverpoolfcsyd expressed sheer excitement: "Yessss! He was a beast for Liverpool."

- And @DonnyScouse summed up the sentiment of many: "Absolutely cannot wait, was heartbroken when he left, once a red always a red #elnino #9."