Today Real Madrid legend Fernando Morientes turns 44, help us wish him a very happy birthday and pay tribute to his magnificent career.
Fernando Morientes is 44 today, we are paying tribute to the three times Champions League winner on his special day.
Morientes enjoyed a 22-year career, that saw him play primarily in La Liga, but he also enjoyed spells in the Premier League and Ligue 1.
One thing is for sure, wherever he went he scored goals.
Morientes was rarely the first choice striker in his career, but he still managed 583 appearances, 204 goals, and 39 assists.
On top of that, he has 47 caps for Spain scoring on 27 occasions for his country.
His career started at Albacete, before moving to Real Zaragoza. But after two years there he moved to Real Madrid.
He enjoyed six years at the Santiago Bernabeu, where he scooped not only domestic honors, but also three Champions League winners medals.
After Madrid, he had brief stints with Monaco, Liverpool, Valencia, and Marseille too.
He did pick up an FA Cup winners medal with Liverpool as well as a domestic double with Marseille.
Check out this montage of some of his best moments courtesy of YouTuber Barbosa Fútbol Videos.
Fernando Morientes happy birthday from everyone at Ronaldo.com