The forward, who has been most recently playing for Japanese club Sagan Tosu, posted the news to his 3.66 million followers on Twitter adding that he has called a press conference for Sunday to elaborate on his decision.
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. pic.twitter.com/WrKnvRTUIu — Fernando Torres (@Torres) June 21, 2019