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Macnelly Torres

Macnelly Torres Berrío (born 1 November 1984) is a Colombian people footballer who currently plays for Atlético Nacional and for the Colombia national football team best known for Macnelly Torres very accurate through passes. Torres has declared that Macnelly Torres first name Macnelly was given to Macnelly Torres by Macnelly Torres father because of a famous baseball player that was around at the time of Macnelly Torres birth.

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Macnelly Torres biography


Macnelly Torres Berrío (born 1 November 1984) is a Colombian people footballer who currently plays for Atlético Nacional and for the Colombia national football team best known for Macnelly Torres very accurate through passes. Torres has declared that Macnelly Torres first name Macnelly was given to Macnelly Torres by Macnelly Torres father because of a famous baseball player that was around at the time of Macnelly Torres birth.

Club career

Early career

Torres debuted for Atlético Junior as a professional in 2002, in where realizated very good seasons. In the Colombian Primera A Macnelly Torres won the Finalización Tournament, being this Macnelly Torres first professional title in Macnelly Torres career. Macnelly was part of a "golden generation" for Junior, also including players like Martín Arzuaga and Omar Sebastián Pérez.
For Cúcuta Deportivo in the Copa Libertadores 2007, the neat attacking midfielder continually split defences and put Macnelly Torres strikers through on goal with inspired passes.

Colo-Colo

After the Argentine player of Boca Juniors, Jesús Datolo failed to sign in the Chilean club Colo-Colo, Macnelly became in the new target of Colo-Colo. Macnelly Torres completed Macnelly Torres move after long negociations of the chilean club with Cúcuta, both clubs reached an agreement for a fee of US$2.4 million, being this transaction the most expensive of the Chilean football. The previous record was the $1.2 million transfer of Néstor Gorosito from San Lorenzo de Almagro to Club Deportivo Universidad Católica. On 7 February 2008, Torres was presented as new player of the club during a press conference along side the club's coach Claudio Borghi.

Macnelly Torres arrived in replace of Macnelly Torres compatriot Giovanni Hernández, who had problems with the club's board and then signed for Atlético Junior and Colo-Colo confirmed that Macnelly will join on June because Macnelly Torres had to play the 2008 Copa Libertadores with Cúcuta.

Atlético Nacional

San Luis

International career

Part of the Colombia squad that reached the Semi-Finals of the 2003 FIFA World Youth Championship and has now graduated with honours in senior football.

Torres made Macnelly Torres international debut in the

International goals

Reference: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Macnelly_Torres

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