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Fernando Torres and team will battle Real Madrid for champion’s league trophy under the management of Diego Simeone today. Diego came close in 2014 but was denied by a late Sergio Ramos equalizer.

Torres having previous won the trophy with Chelsea said “Without doubt this is the most important, special and beautiful game in my life.” Torres won the greatest prizes in the game that year and now, the whole world awaits eagerly what is to come from the former Chelsea star.

When Torres scored his 100th Atlético goal in February, it came 15 years after his first; now he has the chance to clinch a second European trophy and that is now.

Torres had is first debut when he was 17, before leaving for Liverpool in 2007 and returning in 2015 and had since being fantastic on return.

Atletico will face Real Madrid for chance to lift a European trophy in their history. Atlético have never won the European Cup since its inception in 1956. Twice they have been seconds away from doing so but twice, in 1974 and 2014.

Torres will lead the front line against Real Madrid today having had an impressive season since returning to its birth club.