The former Chelsea star was momentarily unconscious after being involved in a clash of heads during Atletico Madrid’s encounter with Deportivo.
Torres hit the ground with a terrific thud after challenging Alex Bergantinos for an aerial ball.
Medical staff promptly rushed over and he was taken off the pitch on a stretcher.
Subsequently, Atlético gave an update on Twitter, assuring worried fans that the player was not in critical condition.
The club also confirmed that the striker did not suffer any traumatic injury.Thanks for the messages of support for @Torres. He’s stable and conscious. He’ll spend the night in hospital and undergo more tests tomorrow— Atlético de Madrid (@atletienglish) March 2, 2017
Torres later tweeted at night, thanking fans for their concern.Muchas gracias a todos por preocuparos por mí y por vuestros mensajes de ánimo. Ha sido sólo un susto. Espero volver muy pronto!— Fernando Torres (@Torres) March 2, 2017
Good news (1/2) @Torres has undergone a cranial and cervical CT. There are no alterations nor traumatic injuries— Atlético de Madrid (@atletienglish) March 2, 2017