Torres tribute to Chelsea fans

Fernando Torres has paid tribute to the Chelsea support. Torres, 28, admitted Chelsea fans saved his career at Stamford Bridge and kept him strong even more so than his own team-mates.

Fernando Torres has paid tribute to the Chelsea support.

Torres, 28, admitted Chelsea fans saved his career at Stamford Bridge and kept him strong even more so than his own team-mates.

The hitman was so low that he admitted there were times he did not even want to play but the Chelsea fans’ loyalty kept him going.

He La Razon: “The fans helped me a lot — and you don’t understand why.

“You come from outside and you have played well in this league and, with the Spanish mentality, the first who should have turned against you are the fans. You are not living up to expectations but they still support you. These people are special.

“At times I was thinking, ‘I will sit here on the bench, I won’t make any noise, I don’t even want to play.’ But they are demanding that you jump on the pitch and play. They lifted my spirits so many times. Not even my team-mates succeeded in doing that in this way. Whatever I do from now on will be for the fans.

“That is why I want to win another Champions League. For them.”

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