Torres joined his first team, Parque 84, at the age
Torres wanted to be a goalkeeper, the position his
brother played in. However, when he was seven years
old, he started playing regularly as a striker in
an indoor league.
his first season playing for an 11-side team he scored
55 goals and earned a trial with Atlético Madrid.
He impressed the scouts and, aged just eleven, joined
the club in 1995.
In 2009, it was reported that Torres had a personal
fortune of £14 million.
He features in the video for "Ya Nada Volverá
A Ser Como Antes" by Spanish pop rock group El
Canto del Loco, whose singer, Dani Martín,
shares a strong friendship with the footballer.