International Football

Fernando Torres Misses Golden Opportunity for Spain in Typical Torres Fashion

Spain's Fernando Torres, right, and Bolivia's Ronald Equino, left, vie for the ball during their friendly soccer match in Seville, on Friday, May 30. 2014. (AP Photo/Miguel Angel Morenatti)
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BR-UK StaffAnalyst IIIMay 31, 2014

Fernando Torres did a Fernando Torres thing on Friday, missing a golden opportunity in embarrassing fashion for Spain vs. Bolivia.

Latching onto a perfect pass from Andres Iniesta, Torres found himself clear on goal with all the time in the world. Here's what he did:


Oh, Fernando. Spain would go on to win 2-0 anyway. Incidentally, Torres converted from the penalty spot for Spain's first goal.

[h/t Reddit]

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