Fernando Torres has tortured Chelsea as an opponent and then a teammate, and now the Atletico Madrid striker has left a permanent impression on a former Blues midfielder.
Craig Burley is an ESPN FC broadcaster. He played for Chelsea from 1989-1997 as part of a 15-year career that also saw him at Celtic and Derby County, and capped 46 times for Scotland.
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But he made the mistake of declaring that he’d get a tattoo of Torres if the forward scored for Atletico Madrid in his first El Derbi madrileño since rejoining Atleti.
Poor form player against a world power or not, it was a really silly bet. Torres is a striker. He struck.
And now Burley has his first tattoo. Seems it would’ve been a perfectly-reasonable bet to bail on, Craig. From ESPN FC: