It was not the farewell the former Liverpool star was hoping for as former Spanish teammate Andres Iniesta and Japanese clubside Vissel Kobe handed a 6-1 thrashing to Sagan Tosu in Torres’ last game as a professional.
Fernando Torres farewell match, his last as a football pro, has ended with his club Sagan Tosu going down in embarrassing fashion to Andres Iniesta and David Villa’s Vissel Kobe.
Fernando Torres' final ever game as a professional footballer ends in a heavy defeat.
Goodbye, El Niño. 😢 pic.twitter.com/OEOXzArxa3
— Squawka Live (@Squawka_Live) August 23, 2019
Ageless former Barcelona midfield magician Iniesta scored one and provided two other assists as Vissel Kobe ran away with a 6-1 victory at Sagan Tosu.
How's that for a pass on the volley?! 😱
An Andres Iniesta special sets up a third goal for Vissel Kobe in Fernando Torres' last ever match 😬 pic.twitter.com/4Ve9CON8v7
— GOAL (@goal) August 23, 2019
Fernando Torres won the UEFA Champions League with Liverpool and the FIFA World Cup with Spain in a career that saw him also play for Chelsea and skipper Atletico Madrid.
— Chelsea FC (@ChelseaFC) August 23, 2019