Fernando Llorente

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18
Nationality
esp Spain
Position
Forward
Height
1.93
Current Team
Competitions
Premier League
Birthday
1985-02-26

Fernando Llorente

Fernando Javier Llorente Torres born 26 February 1985), nicknamed El Rey León is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a striker for English club Tottenham Hotspur and the Spain national team.

Llorente started his career with Athletic Bilbao, working his way through the various youth ranks and becoming one of the most important offensive players for the club in the following decade, since making his first team debut in 2005. He scored 29 goals in all competitions in the 2011–12 season, and was described as a “Bilbao legend”. He signed with Juventus in 2013, winning the Serie A twice during his two-year spell there.

A Spain international since late 2008, Llorente was a member of the squads which won the 2010 World Cup and Euro 2012.