Fernando Torres is a leading contender to be named world player of the year after firing Spain to the European Championship crown, according to his country's coach Luis Aragones.
The striker, who scored 33 goals for Liverpool last season, finished superbly
in the first half of last night's Euro 2008 final to secure a deserved victory
Asked about Torres' chances of winning the FIFA player award, Aragones said:
'Fernando is a great player for Liverpool and for our team and he can go