TORRES RECEIVES LOCAL HERO AWARD
Fernando Torres was among the winners at this year's Local Heroes awards organised by Radio City.
striker picked up a gong for his contribution to sport at a ceremony
also attended by Jamie Carragher, Rafa Benitez and celebrities such as
Speaking afterwards, Benitez said: "When you bring a
foreign player here, it's often difficult for them to settle down in
the Premier League.
"For Torres to score 33 goals in his first season shows that he has real character and quality.
"For him it was important to be here tonight, and it was also important for me as a manager."
Paul McCartney and Olympic bronze medalist David Price were among the
other winners, while the awards also recognised members of the public
who have done something extraordinary over the past year.
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