Manchester City and Spanish National football star Ferran Torres has joined renowned animal welfare charity Wild at Heart Foundation as Champion Ambassador.

Torres is an animal lover – dogs have been a huge part of his life since childhood and he currently has two adopted dogs Minnie and Lluna at his home in Foios, Spain.

Since joining Manchester City and missing his dogs greatly when he’s in England,  Torres reached out to Wild at Heart Foundation to see how he could support the charity.

As Champion Ambassador, Torres will work closely with the Foundation to help raise awareness of the 600 million global stray dog population crisis and support future fundraising campaigns.

Torres said: “Since I was born, I have been surrounded by dogs. I don’t remember life without their company. With joy, safety, love and kindness, dogs are capable of transforming a house into a home. I’m happy to be working with Wild at Heart Foundation to help rescue dogs on a global scale.”

Wild at Heart Foundation, founded by Nikki Tibbles in 2015 works all over the world to help end the suffering of stray dogs. With a focus on rehoming, sterilisation, education and raising awareness for urgent causes and issues.

Tibbles commented: “We are thrilled to have Ferran onboard as the charity’s Champion Ambassador! Not only is he a global star, he is kind and compassionate and clearly cares about animal welfare. As a player for Manchester City and the Spanish National team, he has an international platform which will help us raise awareness of the Foundation to a new audience of football and dog lovers. Together we will make the world a better place.”

Torres is an ambassador for Kick Out Plastic, a charity that aims to reduce single-use plastics and works towards a more sustainable future. Torres has always placed great importance on caring for nature and the environment. He commented: “It’s true that I’ve always loved getting lost in the mountains or taking a quiet walk on the beach with my dogs. It’s my way of disconnecting.”

Kick Out Plastic and Wild at Heart Foundation unite two of the great passions of the Premier League Champion, Carabao Cup and Champions League finalist.

Ferran Torres is leading the way and calling for his fans to visit the website to explore the many ways they can help with fundraising and raising awareness of the plight of the stray dog globally.


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About Wild at Heart Foundation

We want to end the suffering of stray dogs all over the world. We believe that each and every rescue dog deserves the chance to live a healthy, happy life, free from the threat of pain, suffering, cruelty or neglect.

We are working to compassionately reduce the world’s 600 million stray dog population.  We do this through rescue, adoption & sterilisation projects, and awareness and education campaigns.

We fund and support projects all over the world, focusing on areas where the need is particularly great.