three and a half minutes with… Fernando Torres

“El Niño smiles and his freckles sparkle.  He warns about how little he likes these things.  And he lied when he said, ‘I’ll say many stupid things.’  There weren’t that many.”  That’s the introduction to this Q&A with Fernando Torres.  I love his wild guesses!

1.  What makes you angry?  Uf, many things. 

2. How much are chickens these days?  2000.

3.  Do you have good handwriting?  Yes.

4.  Do you like croquetasI love croquetas.

5.  Does your cousin carry a risk?  Of course.

6.  How many goals has Villa scored for Spain?  200.

7.  Where is the Antiguo neighborhood?  In Cornellà.

8.  Have you tried Iniesta’s wine?  No. 

9.  What position did Mata’s father play?  As a winger.

10.  What is the purpose of a crankshaft?  So that storks can perch.

11.  Why does the government rescue banks and forget people?  That’s a question for the government.

12.  How many games did Toni Grande play with the national team?  100.

13.  How often does Del Bosque touch up his mustache?  Every four months.

14.  Who gave Belén Esteban that nose?  I don’t know.

15.  What team did Lato play for?  He should have played in Atleti.

16.  Where is Auschwitz?  In Poland. 

17.  What do Poland and Cataluña have in common?  Some letters in their names. 

18.  Who is Lech Walesa?  A Polish politician.

19.  On what day do the Sanfermines start?  Jan. 1.

20.  Where is your ideal vacation hideaway?  I would like to find that place.

21.  What team does the writer Martínez de Pisón support? Gdansk.

22.  When was the last time you took a private plane?  A long time ago. 

23.  Who was BelausteAn Ecuadorian philosopher.

24.  How did Negredo get that scar on his headHe was hit.

25.  What is a flanker?  A… what?

26.  What does it mean to pull a Karanka?  I don’t know.  I have no idea.

27.  How much did Iker Casillas weigh when he was born?  I don’t know [no wild guess for this one?].

28.  What is the name of Mazinger Z’s girlfriend?  She was called Afrodita. 

29.  How many of Liverpool’s supporters died in Hillsborough in 1989?  96.

30.  What is the secret of La Roja?  Hard work and team spirit. 

31.  Where do you go to have a beer?  In any place.

32.  What did Pedro Picapiedra (Fred Flintstone) work as?  As a football coach.

33.  Why do footballers spit so much during games?  Because they secrete liquids. 

34.  Who killed the solider PileckiHe was Polish.

35.  What is your favorite type of candy?  Strawberry ones.

36.  What is the name of Son Goku’s son?  Son Goanda.

37.  What is the purpose of twitter?  I still don’t know.

38. What happened with your controversy with Iñaki Gabilondo (this is a question posed by a humorist many years ago; Gabilondo is a journalist and anchor)?  In the end, we made up.


Posted on June 23, 2012, in q&a and tagged . Bookmark the permalink. 21 Comments.

  1. Ha ha, I love the wild answers. Especially for the last one, we made up.

  2. LOL love his answers especially the last one.

  3. son goanda.

  4. … oh my god Fer what are these answers?! It’s not even wild guess territory, more like “say anything crazy to get the interview to stop” desperation. But hilarious nonetheless. XD

  5. He has the most epic answers ever.

  6. Not a huge Torres fan, but I love his answers. Haha.

  7. 1. What makes you angry? Uf, many things.

    Why am I not surprised, Mr. Bitchface?

  8. Haha! I love this! He doesn’t put out many fun~ interviews so it’s nice to see him so sarcastic.

  9. Yay–finally!! Thanks for posting :)

  10. Haha! I love #32!

  11. -who killed the soldier pilecki?
    -he was polish!


  12. How much does a chicken cost? -2000
    How many goals has Villa scored? -200
    How often does del Bosque do his mustache? -Every 4 months
    . What happened with your controversy with Iñaki Gabilondo? – We made up
    Oh El Nino…………..we love you and wittiness and sarcasm so much!!!!! :)

  13. fred flintstone was a football coach? hahahahahaha! that’s the best answer out of any of those! :D

  14. lol Fernando wins for the most wrong answers. But ya gotta give the guy credit for guessing. Some of his answers, like #21, 23 and 32 are hilarious. But David Villa scoring 100 goals?! O.o

  15. the interviews he gives when on international break are really funny. he just seems to be much more ralaxed and happy when he meets his spanish teammates

  16. San Fermines doens’t start the 1st of Jan, Fernando…

  17. great answers from dear Torres!! :)

    Una, could you, please, say if Ramos went through this interview. Are you going to post it?

  18. Oh Nandooo!! So nice to see him in a sarcastic mood! And as much as I adore him, if he’d gotten 29 wrong, I would’ve killed him! Also love 37! What is the purpose of Twitter? I still don’t know.

  19. if i could ask Torres personal questions i will ask him would he be more than a soccer player can he teach me how to really love someone because i dont knbow how to love

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