Former Liverpool, Chelsea and Spanish strike force Fernando Torres has announced his retirement from football.
The 35-year-old, who currently plays for Sagan Tosu in Japan, confirmed he is set to retire from his footballing career on social media.
He wrote: “I have something very important to announce. After 18 exciting years, the time has come to put an end to my football career.
“Next Sunday, the 23rd at 10:00AM, local time in Japan, I will have a press conference in Tokyo to explain all the details. See you there.”
Torres who had an impressive playing career in which he won major trophies with Liverpool, Atletico Madrid, Chelsea and finally the Spanish national team is finally set to quit football.