Fernando Morientes

Real Madrid Legend & Football Speaker

Fernando Morientes is an extremely talented former player and manager that excelled across a number of Europe’s top club teams. One of the top strikers of his generation, Morientes notably formed a highly successful partnership with fellow strike partner, Raúl during his spell with Spanish giants Real Madrid. A swift, inventive and meticulous player, Fernando also excelled in the air and was an accurate finisher with both his head and feet, both inside and outside the area making him a complete striker.

A Spanish international footballer that represented his nation on more than 40 occasions, Morientes was also an accurate free kick taker and outstanding teammate who was incredibly unselfish and happy to play off fellow strikers for the good of the team. A Real Madrid legend that also enjoyed fruitful spells with Valencia in his native country along with Liverpool during his spell in the Premier League, Fernando Morientes has worked extensively as a football speaker following his retirement in the game.

Born in Spain, Fernando Morientes began his professional career with Albacete Balompié where he made his La Liga debut aged just 17 before going on to score his first professional goal in the following season. Showing signs of early promise and all of the attributes to become a world-class performer, Morientes transferred to Zaragoza where under the watchful eye of Real Madrid he excelled by becoming a regular fixture within the Zaragoza regularly finding the back of the net in addition to registering his first professional hat-trick. Morientes’ consistent performances for Zaragoza caught the eye of Spanish giants Real Madrid as they paid in excess of €6 million for the striker’s services.

Initially faced with competition for places upon his arrival, Morientes’ class quickly shone through as he established himself within the team and ended his first season as part of the UEFA Champions League winning team. A wonderful first year at the club, during his work as a football speaker, Fernando recollects his childhood, development and growth as a player in particularly sighting hard work, drive and determination as vital factors that allowed him to succeed at the highest level.

Beginning to cement his status as one of the best strikers in the world, Fernando Morientes was nothing short of outstanding as his peak performance yielded 25 goals in his first full season followed by 19 goals the following year making him the clubs leading goal scorer. These terrific performances continued and were instrumental in Real Madrid’s period of dominance in both Spain and Europe as he won two La Liga titles, a Supercopa de España, two Intercontinental Cups and a breath-taking three UEFA Champions League trophies.

As a football speaker, Fernando Morientes speaks with great pride and passion about his time with Real Madrid and discusses the winning mindset and world class environment that was created at the club that led to these fantastic performances. During his time at Real Madrid, Morientes spent a season on loan at Monaco and flourished in the challenge as he once again continued his terrific form especially in Europe ending the season being named the UEFA Club Forward of the Year and the UEFA Champions League Top Scorer as his side agonisingly lost in the finals of the competition but won the Ligue 1 title.

To book Fernando Morientes as the football speaker for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing agent@championsukplc.com or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

When at corporate events, Fernando is known to cover the following topics:

  • The Premier League
  • EFL Championship
  • International Football
  • La Liga & Spanish Football
  • Drive & Determination
  • Peak Performance
  • Dealing With Pressure
  • Overcoming Adversity