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Beyond the trophies, Torres was a cult figure during his time at Liverpool and remains a club icon at Atletico. He somewhat affected his Liverpool legacy by leaving them for fierce rivals Chelsea in January 2011 for a then-Premier League record transfer fee of £50million ($68million).
Making waves at Liverpool
Torres joined Liverpool from Atletico Madrid in July 2007, ahead of the 2007/08 season, signing a six-year contract. The transfer fee was reported to be in the region of £20-25million (up to $34million), with Luis Garcia moving in the opposite direction.
Benitez was replaced by Roy Hodgson in 2010 and Liverpool's form continued to plummet. In January 2011, Torres handed in a transfer request amid interest from Chelsea and ultimately got his wish, joining the Blues for £50million ($68million).
While at Chelsea, Torres picked up the trophies he had been unable to secure during his time at Liverpool. He was a European champion in 2012, even scoring against Barcelona in the semi-finals. However, as the goals dried up he never achieved the icon status which he received at Liverpool.
A full circle with Atletico Madrid
In 2002/03, Atletico's first season back in La Liga, Torres became more prolific. After only six league goals in 36 appearances in the previous campaign, he struck 13 in 29 matches in his first top-flight season. His form quickly attracted suitors and Atletico's board of directors reportedly rejected a £28million ($38million) bid for the striker from Roman Abramovich's Chelsea.