What would we do to have Fernando Torres back at Liverpool, playing at the peak of his powers? The 31-year-old, now back with boyhood club Atletico Madrid, made career appearance number 700 on Saturday, a 3-0 win over Elche.
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After the match he posted this nostalgic collage of famous images on Twitter:
700 games and feeling the same first-day willingness. Thank you for coming along this track with me! #Torres700 pic.twitter.com/M2gNLoQoWu
— Fernando Torres (@Torres) April 25, 2015
Following his milestone, we thought it was the perfect moment to take a look back at his best moments in a Liverpool shirt. In the list below our are top five…
5) Back-to-back hat-tricks (February-March 2008)
There was no stopping Fernando Torres during his first season on Merseyside. The Spaniard won his first Premier League Player of the Month award in February 2008, shortly after bagging a hat-trick against Middlesbrough. He scored his second successive treble at Anfield just ten days later, in a 4-0 win over West Ham United. This made him the first Liverpool player in over 60 years to score back-to-back three goal hauls in home matches.