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Goal of the week: Forlán vs Real Sociedad

Not the best video, but you can see how polemic is the beginning of the play. Then, Reyes with a beautiful long ball to Agüero, who dribbles well and assists Forlán, who score the equalizer.

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Is Fernando Torres the best striker in the world at the moment?

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Saturday’s performance at Upton Park, where Fernando scored two goals giving Liverpool another 3 points, was just another demonstration of how well the Spanish guy’s adapted himself to the Premier League.

His first goal against West Ham United was wonderful – it reminded me of his first goal in England, at Anfield against Chelsea, more than two years ago. From the moment he got the ball before getting inside the area, till he netted past Robert Green, he showed most of his innate skills (such as speed or decisiveness when having spaces up front), but he also showed us how he’s developed another skills during the time he’s been with Gerrard, Benayoun and company, e.g. short moves in short spaces that let rivals behind his back in a matter of hundredths.

Considering that British football certainly enhances his playing style, since his performances with Spanish National Team are not as good as they are with Liverpool, would you say he’s the best centre forward in the world these days?

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