Torres Hits 100 goals for Atletico Madrid


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Atletico Madrid forward Fernando Torres has hit 100 goals for the club, having played 295 games for the club over.

The former Liverpool and Chelsea striker achieved the feat in Saturday’s 3-1 victory over Eibar.

The goal against Eibar was the 31-year-old’s first in 4 months, with his last coming in September.

Since returning to the squad last January after a sojourn in the English Premier League, Torres has struggled to impress, after showing flashes of brilliant immediately upon arrival, with a goal each against rivals Real Madrid and Barcelona.

The goal against Eibar is his first in 20 appearances in all competitions for the club and his third of the season.

In his first spell at the club he joined at the age of 17, he was able to score 75 goals in 174 league games.

Atletico are presently level on points with Barcelona at the top of the La Liga table, but have played two more games than the Catalan club.

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