Torres by Luca Caioli
An Intimate Portrait of the Kid Who Became King

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A brand new biography of Liverpool and Premier League superstar, Fernando Torres, based on one-of-a-kind insider interviews with those closest to him ... and the player himself. This is the story of a kid who wanted to be a rock star but who turned into a football god, the idolised and adopted son of 42 million Liverpool fans across the world. From his birth in Madrid through to his winning goal in Euro 2008 and beyond, the book goes ehind the scenes of Torres' life and career to examine what makes the golden boy of football tick as well as kick. Renowned sports journalist Luca Caioli has exclusively interviewed figures from fans to his father, Rafa Benítez to Luís Aragones, Steven Gerrard to Kenny Dalglish, Fabio Capello, and Fernando Torres himself. This unrivalled material will give the real untold story of how The Kid became the King of Europe...

 

About Luca Caioli

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Luca Caioli is a renowned Italian sports journalist who crafted his reputation at L'Unità, Il Manifesto, and La Repubblica in Italy, ITV in Britain, and as chief editor of Euronews TV in France. He settled in Spain seven years ago where he is correspondent for SKY Italia and writes for Il Corriere della Sera. He is the author the bestselling Messi, also published by Totem.
 
Published September 1, 2011 by Icon Books Ltd. 300 pages
Genres: Biographies & Memoirs, Sports & Outdoors. Non-fiction

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