Fernando Torres Made Antoine Griezmann Cry, Moments After Atletico Fans Boo Him

Fernando Torres departs Atletico Madrid as a prolific goal scorer as well as a brilliant human being following his touching moment with Antoine Griezmann.

It was an emotional outing at Wanda Metropolitano on Sunday.

'Atleti' hero Torres played his final game for the club before he moves on in the summer.

He marked his last match for his boy hood club by bagging a brace in a 2-2 draw with Eibar.

And it wasn't just his goals which garnered praise.

Torres raises silverware. Image: PA
Torres raises silverware. Image: PA

Torres celebrates with the fans. Image: PA
Torres celebrates with the fans. Image: PA

The home fans boo'ed Griezmann with Torres supporting him by putting an arm around his shoulders, while saying: "We're not going to reproach you for anything."

"Here we really need you," he added.

The Frenchman immediately broke into tears.

Class act, Fernando.

Griezmann and Torres celebrate. Image: PA
Griezmann and Torres celebrate. Image: PA

Meanwhile, the 34-year-old striker is subject to intense transfer speculation with a host of clubs eyeing up his services.

Clubs in the Far East including Chinese Super League sides, not to mention teams in Mexico are reportedly keeping tabs on him ahead of a potential summer bid.

As for Griezmann, the attacker remains heavily linked with a switch to Barcelona.

Manchester United are also believed to be interested but it's suggested a La Liga swap is on the cards.

Will Griezmann join Torres in leaving the Spanish capital?

Nasir Jabbar

Nasir Jabbar is a journalist at SPORTbible. He graduated from Bath Spa University with a BA in Media Communications. He's a combat sport aficionado, and has contributed to MMA websites AddictedMMA and CagePotato. Nasir has covered some of the biggest fights, while interviewing the likes of Conor McGregor, Michael Bisping and Anthony Joshua. He's also an avid Bristol City fan.

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