Juan Manuel Torres
|Full name||Juan Manuel Torres|
|Date of birth||June 20, 1985|
|Place of birth||Puerto Vilelas, Argentina|
|Height||1.71 m (5 ft 7 in)|
|Playing position||Defensive midfielder|
|2015||Atletico Defensores de Vilelas||?||(?)|
|2016||Chaco For Ever||5||(0)|
|* Senior club appearances and goals counted for the domestic league only and correct as of 3 April 2017.
Juan Manuel Torres, better known as Chaco Torres (born 20 June 1985 in Puerto Vilelas, Chaco), is an Argentine football midfielder who plays for FC Aktobe in the Kazakhstan Premier League. Usually played as a defensive midfielder.
Former player of Argentine clubs Racing Club and San Lorenzo de Almagro (Buenos Aires), Torres made his professional debut in 2002 in the age of 17, he went on to make over 100 appearances for each of the Argentine club.
In summer 2005, the management of Dynamo Kiev attempted to buy the young and promising FIFA World Youth Champion Juan Manuel Torres Racing Club. However, the Racing Club management wereas not eager to release one of their key players, although the Torres was expressing a desire for leaving. Inter alia, the parties could not agree on money issues.
On June 24, 2011, he signed a three-year contract with Metalist Kharkiv as a free agent. Both times Chaco moved to a new club, on a free transfer (as a free agent). He offered his services to Metalist Kharkiv, at the time being out of contract.
- As of match played 30 November 2014
|Club||Season||League||National Cup||League Cup||Continental||Other||Total|
|Metalist Kharkiv||2011–12||Ukrainian Premier League||18||0||2||0||-||11||0||-||31||0|
Torres has two children: a daughter with his first wife Ailyn Lobato, and a son with the actress Catalina Artusi. In September 2012, the Argentine fashion model Ivanna Palliotti left Buenos Aires and moved to Kharkiv for her boyfriend, the player of Metalist Kharkiv Chaco Torres.
- "Racing" has rejected the offer of "Dynamo" (Russian)
- "Актобе подписал Торреса". sports.kz (in Russian). Sports KZ. 20 January 2017. Retrieved 20 January 2017.
- "J.Torres". soccerway.com. Soccerway. Retrieved 20 January 2017.
- Argentine fashion model moved to Kharkiv for Torres Archived 2012-09-11 at the Wayback Machine. (Russian)
- Torres: "I want to make the game of Metalist much better and achieve great results" (Russian)