Berlin, November 19, 2021 – AUTODOC, Europe’s leading online retailer of auto parts and accessories, has signed former Spanish professional footballer and FIFA World Cup winner Fernando Torres as the company’s exclusive brand ambassador. Various networking events are planned for the partnership, with a special focus on social media activities. These will be deployed in Spain and the UK, as well as in all the other 25 European countries where AUTODOC is currently active.
Fernando Torres is the brand ambassador for the online retailer AUTODOC
“I am really pleased that we have been able to hire Fernando Torres as our brand ambassador and partner. Not only is he a top athlete and superstar, well known and popular in Europe and the world, but he is also genuine, ambitious Vigorous and always grounded, despite his great achievements, he works on the ground,” says Max Wegner, co-founder and member of the supervisory board of AUTODOC. “Despite his challenging starting conditions, he achieved his dream – an experience our founders shared with him. Since he is also a car enthusiast, this makes him the perfect representative of AUTODOC,” Wegner Say.
“I am very excited about our partnership with AUTODOC and our upcoming projects. I am very impressed by the story behind the company and can identify with the enthusiasm of the founders to build from scratch. AUTODOC is a great company enterprise, with a fascinating growth story, and a great service to car enthusiasts throughout Europe. I am delighted to join forces with the AUTODOC team,” said Fernando Torres.
AUTODOC is Europe’s leading online retailer of auto parts and accessories. Founded in Berlin in 2008 by Alexej Erdle, Max Wegner and Vitalij Kungel, the company has thrived year after year. In 2020, AUTODOC generated revenues of more than EUR 842 million (2019: EUR 612 million). AUTODOC has 4 million products from 166 car brands. AUTODOC operates in 27 European countries and employs 4,600 people across five locations.
About Fernando Torres
Fernando Jose Torres Sanz Is a former Spanish football player who plays as a striker. He is considered a legend of Atletico Madrid and the Spanish national football team. He is the current assistant coach of the Atletico Madrid youth team.
Torres started his career with Atletico Madrid and progressed through their youth system to the first team, making his debut in 2001. After a couple of stellar seasons with Atletico Madrid, he began his stage of success away from his beloved club. He played for Liverpool, Chelsea and AC Milan successively, and finally retired in Tosu Sagan in 2019, receiving unanimous praise from the football world. Throughout his career, he scored 302 goals in 879 professional games.
Torres made his national team debut at the age of 19, scoring 38 goals in 110 appearances as an international. He holds gold medals in four of the most prestigious championships in Europe and the world: a World Cup, two European Championships, a Champions League and two Europa Leagues.
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