The injury left shocked Atletico players in tears
- 22:33, 2 MAR 2017
- Updated08:44, 3 MAR 2017
Fernando Torres was stretchered off the pitch tonight after sustaining a head injury when he collided with a Deportivo player.
The brutal impact occurred in the 84th minute of Atletico Madrid’s clash with their fellow Spanish side.
The ex-Liverpool FC striker was given mouth to mouth from other players before being taken from the pitch by medical staff.
Atletico players were visibly upset by the injury, with some in tears.
Shocked fans have taken to Twitter to discuss the nasty head injury and send their well wishes to Torres.
One Twitter user said: “Thankfully the other players on that pitch reacted with speed and calmness. #FernandoTorres.“
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