Liverpool will have to wait until later this week to discover the full extent of the groin injury sustained by striker
The 26-year-old came off the substitutes' bench in extra-time of
His problem has been confirmed as a left adductor injury and he will undergo further examination in the next few days having returned to
Torres has been plagued by injury all season and, having struggled with a groin problem before Christmas, he ended up having two operations on his right knee within the space of four months which ended his Liverpool campaign prematurely.
Following the second bout of surgery he returned to action after six weeks, in time to play his part in
Torres has been linked with big-money moves away from Anfield in the wake of a disappointing seventh-placed Premier League finish but his latest injury may go some way to damping down speculation about his future.
He was photographed celebrating in Spain's dressing room with a Liverpool scarf draped around his shoulders.
Back at Anfield the club has strengthened its sports science and sports medicine department with five new additions.
Two physiotherapists from the
Tottenham's club doctor
Spain hero Andres Iniesta claims he never lost faith in achieving FIFA World Cup success, despite a frustrating season with injuries and a bad start for Vicente del Bosque's side in South Africa.