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Atletico Madrid coach Simeone happy Torres on scoresheet for Levante win

Atletico Madrid coach Diego Simeone was delighted for Fernando Torres after he scored in victory over Levante.

Torres scored the third goal after 77 minutes with the veteran forward now on his farewell tour with the club.

"Fernando is an icon here, whether he's scoring goals or not," he explained in his post-match press conference.

"He's earned this status and respect through hard work.

"When I called him to sign for us, I told him I wanted him to come as a football player and not an idol."

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