Torres: CL final the most important of my life

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Fernando Torres has won the World Cup, European Championships and Champions League, yet the Atletico Madrid striker feels the Champions League final against Real Madrid is the "most important game of his life".

The 32-year-old won the 2010 World Cup in South Africa with Spain and the European titles in 2008 and 2012 while he was also part of the Chelsea team that won the Champions League in 2012.

But he will get a chance to win his first major title with Atletico when they take on city rivals Real in the final at the San Siro in Milan as Atleti didn’t win major silverware during his first spell there while he was playing in England when the side won trophies between 2010 and 2014.

The veteran feels victory on Saturday would eclipse his previous triumphs due to his connection with the club.

"This is different, this is special," said Torres. "It's what I wanted when I was a kid, more than I dreamed."

He added: "Without any doubt it's the most important, special and lovely game of my life.

"Anything I can do with the club that gave me the chance to start my career, the team I was a fan of since I was five years old, is different to anything else I've won."

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