Fernando Torres Completes Transfer to Japanese Side Sagan Tosu

Fernando Torres

Torres had been in negotiations with Sagan Tosu several weeks ago , though talks reportedly fell through.

Torres said goodbye to Atletico in style, bagging two goals in his final appearance for the Rojiblancos, a league win over Eibar.

Fernando Torres, everybody's favourite floppy-haired blonde striker from the late noughties, is now 34-years-old.

Sagan Tosu are now 17th in the J-League, just one place above bottom spot, having won just three of their 15 games so far this season.

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Torres was also heavily linked with a move to the United States or China.

"We have had offers from every continent".

The move had been teased at the end of May when the Japanese side accidentally posted an article on their website confirming Torres' arrival.

"El Nino" ended a second spell with his beloved Atletico Madrid in the most ideal way by lifting his first meaningful trophy with the club and has now joined his former Spain teammate Andres Iniesta in making the move to Japan.

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"I think that Japan and the Japanese league is going to be a great experience".

Torres, who posed for a photo at the event holding a Sagan Tosu shirt alongside club chairman Minoru Takehara, will join the club on an 18-month contract, with an option to extend the deal until 2020.

With the national team, Torres won two European titles and a World Cup, while he also added two UEFA Europa League titles and a UEFA Champions League at club level.

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