Radamel Falcao



Radamel Falcao García Zárate, known more simply as Radamel Falcao, was born in Santa Marta on 10 February 1986. Throughout his career, Falcao has been a prolific goalscorer for club and country and is able to score all kinds of goals. Despite being under 6 feet tall, he has great ability in the air and is comfortable with both his right and left foot. In 2012, Fabio Capello described him as being "as impressive as Lionel Messi."

Having started his senior career with Lanceros Boyacá, Falcao earned a move to River Plate in 2005 and went on to score 45 goals for the club. In 2008, he helped them to win the Primera División title, before moving to Europe in 2009, in order to join FC Porto. The highlight of his Porto career came in 2010-11, when the team won the Primeira Liga without losing a ...

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