Atlético de Madrid are delighted to announce Juanfran Torres has renewed his contract with our club until 30 June, 2019. The player of Alicante, who joined our club in January 2011, has won through hard work the love and respect of our fans, what has led him to be one of the most beloved players for our fans.
“Staying one more season at home makes me very proud and happy,” he said after signing his new contract. “I’m very excited about renewing one more year with the team of my life. My commitment and loyalty to this club make my heart just think about being a ‘rojiblanco’ player. I just can't wait for next season to start to continue giving the maximum in each match and makes all the atléticos feel proud of me. Forza Atleti.”
In more than 7 years in the club, Juanfran has become an important player and has participated in 325 matches. He is two matches away from becoming one of the 20 players that have played more matches in club history. With a lot of work, Juanfran has become one of the most used players by Simeone in all the successes achieved by our team. He is one of the players of the current squad that has the best track record in the club: one LaLiga, two Europa League, one Spanish Super Cup, one Copa del Rey and one Spanish Super Cup.
Due to his great work as a fullback, Juanfran received the call of the Spanish National Team for the UEFA Euro 2012. Our player, whose debut was in one of the preparatory matches for the championship, was part of the team that was proclaimed for the third time, second consecutive, European Champion. In total, he’s defended Spanish colours 22 times and has played in the UEFA Euro 2012, UEFA Euro 2016 and 2014 FIFA World Cup.