Fernando Torres Will Once Again Wear Atletico Madrid's Famed No. 9 Shirt

Sean Swaby@seanswabyUK Staff WriterJune 24, 2015


Step one to helping Fernado Torres regain his form: Returning to his boyhood club Atletico Madrid on loan from AC Milan

Step two: Regaining the historic No. 9 Atletico shirt that the Spaniard donned while becoming a star at the club. 

That's the news Torres tweeted out in Spanish on Wednesday, that he received permission from Argentine and Atletico legend Jose Eulogio Garate to once again wear the fabled shirt. 

Atleti team-mate Antoine Griezmann couldn't help but respond in jest asking why he wouldn't leave the shirt for him. 

Fernando Torres @Torres

Con permiso del gran Garate tendré el honor de volver a vestir el 9 http://t.co/Sj7PFFJVWL

Torres last wore the shirt in 2007 before departing for Liverpool. Mario Mandzukic wore the shirt last season but recently left the club for Juventus

Antoine Griezmann @AntoGriezmann

@Torres no me lo ibas a dejar !? Ahahahah 😂😂

[Twitter, Fernando Torres]


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