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MIÉ 17.07.2019 | NEWS

Five things you may not know about the Fernando Torres stadium

Here are some curious facts about the home of FC Fuenlabrada, who were recently promoted to LaLiga 1|2|3.

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MIÉ 17.07.2019

  • When CF Fuenlabrada left La Aldehuela to move to their new stadium, Fernando Torres' name was chosen, because the legendary striker is one of the municipality's greatest ambassadors.
  • It was inaugurated on September 1, 2011 with the Villa de Fuenlabrada Trophy. On that day, Fuenlabrada and Atletico Madrid faced each other, with the visiting team going away 3-0 winners.
  • Fernando Torres' parents took the honorary kick-off for the opening match, as the striker was in Switzerland with the Spanish national team.
  • Before the inauguration, in March 2011, Fernando Torres made an official visit with the mayor of Fuenlabrada. The world champion took an honorary kick-off and was awarded the 1st Gold Medal of the Town of Fuenlabrada for his professional sports career.
  • The stadium is part of the training facilities complex that has several indoor football pitches, indoor swimming pools, gym and paddle and tennis courts.
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