Former Madrid and Spain striker Morientes retires foxsports Aug 31, 2010 at 3:16p ET Former Real Madrid and Spain striker Fernando Morientes has announced his retirement from football. Morientes told COPE radio on Monday he rejected a chance to play for Portuguese club Sporting Lisbon and offers from Mexico, Qatar and Dubai to work as a TV commentator. Partnering Raul Gonzalez in attack, Morientes helped Madrid to three Champions League titles, two Spanish leagues and two Intercontinental Cups from 1997 to 2003. He led Monaco to the 2004 Champions League final before joining Liverpool in 2005, where he scored 12 goals in 61 appearances. He also played for Valencia before spending his last season at Marseille. Morientes, 34, is fourth on Spain’s all-time leading scorers list with 27 goals in 47 appearances. soccer FOX Sports Go LIVE NOW FS1 12:00p ET The Herd with Colin Cowherd FS2 10:00a ET UFC Fight Night - Shogun vs. Saint Preux REPLAY FEATURED FS1 Today 7:00p ET Twins at Tigers FS1 Tomorrow 2:30p ET NHRA Drag Racing - Dodge NHRA Nationals, Qualifying FS2 Tomorrow 5:30a ET AFL Premiership Football - Adelaide Crows vs. Geelong Cats UPCOMING FS2 Today 1:00p ET The Ultimate Fighter: A New World Champion FS2 Today 2:00p ET The Ultimate Fighter: A New World Champion - Fight!