Fernando Torres presents a 2016 calendar to raise funds for FUNDELA and ProjectMinEToday Project MinE’s ambassador Fernando Torres has presented in Madrid the new calendar he promotes to raise funds for FUNDELA (Spanish foundation for ALS/MND research) and ProjectMinE.


The presentation took place in Atletico de Madrid stadium with the participation of the president and vice-president of FUNDELA, Dr Jesús Mora and Dr Maite Solas, the president of the Atletico de Madrid Foundation, Adelardo Rodríguez.

Several Spanish celebrities and sport journalist have participated in the calendar including Real Madrid players James and Pepe, and several well-known Spanish actors.

Presentación en el estadio Vicente Calderon del calendario solidario 2016 de la Fundación Fundela.

(from left to right) Adelardo Rodríguez president of Atlético de Madrid Foundation, Fernando Torres, Dr Jesús Mora president of FUNDELA and Maite Solas vice-president of FUNDELA

In the press conference the Spanish international and Atletico De Madrid player explained that he knows very well about ALS since his friend Carlos Matallanas was diagnosed.

Fernando added

“as ambassador of FUNDELA and Project MinE it is the least I can do, there is nothing to thank me for. We have to say thanks to those who fight every day against this disease and try to keep strong.”

The calendar can be bought for €15 in the Atletico de Madrid shop, at the 9Fitness gym chain in Spain, or through FUNDELA by sending an e-mail to:  calendarioela9f@gmail.com