Radamel Falcao

Position: Striker
Team: AS Monaco
Born: February 10, 1986 (age 28)
Hometown: Santa Marta, Colombia
Height: 5ft 10in
Nationality: Colombian
Monaco's Colombian forward Radamel Falcao celebrates after scoring a goal from the penalty spot during the French L1 football match between AS Monaco and FC Lorient at the Louis II Stadium in Monaco on September 15, 2013
Radamel Falcao plays down Real Madrid switch
Monaco hitman Radamel Falcao refutes speculation linking him with a big-money loan switch to Real Madrid.
16:00
Monaco's Colombian forward Radamel Falcao celebrates after scoring a goal from the penalty spot during the French L1 football match between AS Monaco and FC Lorient at the Louis II Stadium in Monaco on September 15, 2013
Radamel Falcao eager for Monaco stay
Monaco striker Radamel Falcao insists that he is eager to remain at the club this summer.
Jul 22, 13:35
Ricardo Carvalho of Monaco in action during the the pre season friendly match between Leicester City and Monaco at The King Power Stadium on July 27, 2013
Ricardo Carvalho: 'Radamel Falcao would complete Real Madrid'
Monaco centre-back Ricardo Carvalho believes that Radamel Falcao would make Real Madrid's forward line "the most feared attacking trio in the history of football".
Jun 30, 18:10
James Rodriguez of Colombia celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil round of 16 match between Colombia and Uruguay at Maracana on June 28, 2014
Who will buy James Rodriguez?
Sports Mole looks at some of the clubs being linked with a move for Colombia international James Rodriguez following his World Cup performances.
Jun 29, 12:00
Uruguay's goalkeeper Fernando Muslera fails to save Colombia's midfielder James Rodriguez' (R) shot during the Round of 16 football match between Colombia and Uruguay at the Maracana Stadium in Rio de Janeiro during the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil on Ju
Match Analysis: Colombia 2-0 Uruguay
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at how Colombia progressed in the World Cup quarter-finals for the first time in their history at the expense of Uruguay.
Jun 28, 23:39
Monaco's Colombian forward Radamel Falcao celebrates after scoring a goal from the penalty spot during the French L1 football match between AS Monaco and FC Lorient at the Louis II Stadium in Monaco on September 15, 2013
Radamel Falcao tells friends he's joining Real Madrid?
Radamel Falcao reportedly informs close friends that he will leave French outfit Monaco for Real Madrid this summer.
Jun 28, 12:13
Australia forward Tim Cahill volleys home the equaliser against the Netherlands during their World Cup Group B game in Porto Alegre on June 18, 2014
Top five World Cup group stage goals
Sports Mole picks out the top five goals from the group stages of the World Cup in Brazil.
Jun 28, 11:56
Monaco's Colombian forward Radamel Falcao celebrates after scoring a goal from the penalty spot during the French L1 football match between AS Monaco and FC Lorient at the Louis II Stadium in Monaco on September 15, 2013
Report: Radamel Falcao agrees personal terms with Real Madrid
A report claims that Monaco forward Radamel Falcao will join Real Madrid after the World Cup.
Jun 24, 12:13
 Manager Roy Hodgson of England looks on during the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil Group D match between England and Italy at Arena Amazonia on June 14, 2014
Five things we learned from day three of the World Cup
Sports Mole looks at five talking points from the third day of the World Cup in Brazil.
Jun 15, 11:07
Colombia players celebrate Pablo Armero's opening goal in the World Cup Group C match against Greece on June 14, 2014
Live Commentary: Colombia 3-0 Greece - as it happened
Relive with Sports Mole all the action from the World Cup Group C clash between Colombia and Greece.
Jun 14, 15:59
Mario Balotelli of AC Milan looks dejected during the Serie A match between AC Milan and Parma FC at San Siro Stadium on March 16, 2014
Monaco looking to swap Radamel Falcao for Mario Balotelli?
Mario Balotelli and Radamel Falcao could be involved in a swap deal between AC Milan and Monaco, a report suggests.
Jun 14, 07:10
Colombia's coach, Argentine Jose Pekerman, gives instructions to the players during their Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup South American qualifier match against Ecuador, in Barranquilla, Colombia, on September 6, 2013
Jose Pekerman: 'Any team would miss Radamel Falcao'
Colombia manager Jose Pekerman believes that any team in the World Cup would be weaker without Radamel Falcao.
Jun 14, 04:42
Colombia's coach, Argentine Jose Pekerman, gives instructions to the players during their Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup South American qualifier match against Ecuador, in Barranquilla, Colombia, on September 6, 2013
Preview: Colombia vs. Greece
Sports Mole previews Saturday's Group C clash between Colombia and Greece in Belo Horizonte.
Jun 12, 15:39
Barcelona striker Neymar celebrates scoring for Brazil on October 13, 2012.
Five World Cup group games not to miss
Sports Mole picks out five of the most appealing matches from the group stages of this summer's World Cup.
Jun 3, 09:03
Colombia's Radamel Falcao celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Belgium during an international friendly match on November 14, 2013
Radamel Falcao to miss World Cup
Colombia hitman Radamel Falcao will miss this summer's World Cup after being left out of Jose Pekerman's 23-man squad.
Jun 2, 23:38
Fernando Hierro strikes a penalty for Spain at the World Cup on June 07, 2002.
Fernando Hierro hoping Diego Costa, Luis Suarez and Radamel Falcao are fit
Real Madrid legend Fernando Hierro believes that the absence of Luis Suarez, Radamel Falcao and Diego Costa would make the World Cup a poorer competition.
May 29, 20:20
Defender Camilo Zuniga in action for Colombia against Ecuador on September 06, 2013.
World Cup preview: Group C
Sports Mole previews Group C at this summer's World Cup, with Colombia, Greece, Ivory Coast and Japan battling it out to reach the second round.
May 28, 15:31
Emmanuel Adebayor of Tottenham Hotspur celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Sunderland at White Hart Lane on April 7, 2014
Report: Emmanuel Adebayor wanted by Monaco
AS Monaco are interested in signing Tottenham Hotspur striker Emmanuel Adebayor, according to a report.
May 23, 23:28
Gerard Pique and pregnant wife Shakira pose topless (4x3 version)
Video: Gerard Pique features in Shakira's 2014 World Cup song
Shakira releases her own 2014 World Cup song 'La La La (Brazil 2014)' with the help of her boyfriend Gerard Pique and numerous football stars.
May 23, 13:57
Monaco's Columbian forward Radamel Falcao (C) is lifted away from the pitch after being injured during the French Cup football match between Chasselay (MDA) and Monaco (ASM) on January 22, 2014
Radamel Falcao only 60% fit for World Cup
The father of Monaco and Colombia striker Radamel Falcao says that his son's World Cup hopes hang in the balance.
May 18, 17:21
Monaco's Dimitar Berbatov celebrates with teammates after scoring the opening goal against Ajaccio during the Ligue 1 match on April 26, 2014
AS Monaco vice-president hails Dimitar Berbatov following new deal
AS Monaco vice-president Vadim Vasilyev praises the talents of Dimitar Berbatov after the Bulgarian signs a contract extension at the club.
May 17, 20:08
Colombia's Radamel Falcao celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Belgium during an international friendly match on November 14, 2013
Radamel Falcao: 'I will not be 100% at the World Cup'
Colombia forward Radamel Falcao says that he will not be 100% fit at this summer's World Cup as he has not played competitively since January.
May 17, 07:14
Monaco's Colombian forward Radamel Falcao celebrates after scoring a goal during a French L1 football match between Bordeaux and Monaco on August 10, 2013
Radamel Falcao included in Colombia's 30-man provisional World Cup squad
Monaco striker Radamel Falcao is named in Colombia's 30-man provisional squad for this summer's World Cup four months after he tore his anterior cruciate ligament.
May 13, 22:49
Monaco's Colombian forward Radamel Falcao celebrates after scoring a goal from the penalty spot during the French L1 football match between AS Monaco and FC Lorient at the Louis II Stadium in Monaco on September 15, 2013
Radamel Falcao: 'I still feel part of Atletico Madrid'
Radamel Falcao 'still feels like a part of Atletico Madrid' despite leaving the Spanish outfit for Monaco last summer.
May 6, 13:04
Colombia's Radamel Falcao celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Belgium during an international friendly match on November 14, 2013
FIFA World Cup countdown: Top 10 Colombian players of all time
As part of the countdown to the 2014 FIFA World Cup in Brazil, Sports Mole looks at the top 10 players in the history of Colombia.
May 1, 13:30
Monaco's Colombian forward Radamel Falcao celebrates after scoring a goal from the penalty spot during the French L1 football match between AS Monaco and FC Lorient at the Louis II Stadium in Monaco on September 15, 2013
Radamel Falcao "very happy" for Atletico Madrid
Monaco forward Radamel Falcao praises former side Atletico Madrid for their success this season.
Apr 28, 18:31
Monaco's Dimitar Berbatov celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Sochaux during their Ligue 1 match on March 8, 2014
Dimitar Berbatov wants AS Monaco stay
Fulham striker Dimitar Berbatov says that he would like to remain with Monaco after his loan switch expires at the end of the season.
Apr 21, 11:59
Colombia's Radamel Falcao celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Belgium during an international friendly match on November 14, 2013
Radamel Falcao hopes to play at World Cup
AS Monaco striker Radamel Falcao hopes that he will recover from injury in time to play for Colombia at the World Cup this summer.
Apr 7, 11:18
Monaco's Colombian forward Radamel Falcao celebrates after scoring a goal from the penalty spot during the French L1 football match between AS Monaco and FC Lorient at the Louis II Stadium in Monaco on September 15, 2013
Manchester City line up Radamel Falcao swoop?
Manchester City reportedly prepare a summer move for Monaco striker Radamel Falcao.
Apr 3, 20:46
Monaco's Columbian forward Radamel Falcao (C) is lifted away from the pitch after being injured during the French Cup football match between Chasselay (MDA) and Monaco (ASM) on January 22, 2014
Radamel Falcao plays down Real Madrid speculation
Radamel Falcao quells suggestions that he could depart Monaco for Real Madrid.
Mar 31, 13:44
Monaco's Colombian forward Radamel Falcao celebrates after scoring a goal from the penalty spot during the French L1 football match between AS Monaco and FC Lorient at the Louis II Stadium in Monaco on September 15, 2013
Radamel Falcao praises Atletico Madrid
Monaco forward Radamel Falcao says that he is "not surprised" by Atletico Madrid's progress this season.
Mar 31, 13:05
Ashley Cole
Report: Monaco interested in Chelsea's Ashley Cole
Monaco join Real Madrid and New York Red Bulls in the pursuit of Ashley Cole, who is out of contract at Chelsea in the summer, according to a report.
Mar 23, 05:43
Monaco's Colombian forward Radamel Falcao celebrates after scoring a goal from the penalty spot during the French L1 football match between AS Monaco and FC Lorient at the Louis II Stadium in Monaco on September 15, 2013
Radamel Falcao still hopes to play in World Cup
Monaco and Colombia striker Radamel Falcao admits that he is still hoping to make the World Cup this summer.
Mar 14, 22:41
Atletico de Madrid players celebrate after scoring their 2nd goal during the La Liga match between Club Atletico de Madrid and Real Madrid CF at Vicente Calderon Stadium on March 2, 2014
Match Analysis: Atletico Madrid 4-1 (5-1) AC Milan
Sports Mole dissects the action as Atletico Madrid book their spot in the quarter-finals of the Champions League with a 4-1 win over AC Milan.
Mar 11, 22:13
Robin van Persie of Holland during the FIFA 2014 World Cup Qualifing match between Holland and Hungary at Amsterdam Arena on October 11, 2013
Robin van Persie "so gutted" for Kevin Strootman
Netherlands forward Robin van Persie expresses his sympathy to his teammate Kevin Strootman, who will miss the World Cup with a knee injury.
Mar 10, 14:26
Fernando Torres of Chelsea celebrates scoring their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Hull City and Chelsea at KC Stadium on January 11, 2014
Inter Milan want Chelsea's Fernando Torres?
Inter Milan are ready to offer £20m for Chelsea striker Fernando Torres in the summer, according to a report.
Mar 8, 00:57
Colombia's Radamel Falcao celebrates after scoring the opening goal against Belgium during an international friendly match on November 14, 2013
James Rodriguez: 'Falcao determined to make World Cup'
James Rodriguez says that Monaco and Colombia teammate Radamel Falcao is confident about being fit for the World Cup.
Mar 1, 15:15
Thibaut Courtois of Belgium throws the ball during the International friendly match between Belgium and France at the King Baudouin Stadium on August 14, 2013
Enrique Cerezo ignores Thibaut Courtois, Real Madrid speculation
Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo ignores speculation linking Belgian goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, who is on loan from Chelsea, with a move to Real Madrid.
Feb 24, 14:23
Monaco's Colombian forward Radamel Falcao celebrates after scoring a goal from the penalty spot during the French L1 football match between AS Monaco and FC Lorient at the Louis II Stadium in Monaco on September 15, 2013
Jose Mourinho: 'Radamel Falcao is wasted at Monaco'
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho hints that Colombian forward Radamel Falcao is being wasted at French club Monaco.
Feb 23, 21:01
Monaco's James Rodriguez celebrates with Emmanuel Riviere and team mates after scoring a goal during a French L1 football match against Rennes on November 30, 2013
Preview: Monaco vs. Reims
Sports Mole casts its eye forward to the Ligue 1 encounter between Monaco and Reims on Friday night.
Feb 19, 14:43
Pre-Season Friendlies
FT
RB Leipzig
2-0
QPR
FT
Accrington
0-1
Burnley
FT
Barnsley
1-1
Hull City
FT
Bradford
0-0
Blackburn
FT
Crewe Alexandra
0-1
Wolves
FT
Chesterfield
2-2
Leeds
FT
Gillingham
0-2
Ipswich
FT
Kidderminster
0-3
Birmingham
FT
Peterborough
2-1
Brighton
FT
Rochdale
1-3
Middlesbrough
FT
Scunthorpe
1-0
Huddersfield
FT
Tamworth
2-1
Rotherham
FT
Wycombe
0-2
Reading
FT
1860 Munich
2-0
Stoke
FT
Nice
2-3
Brentford
LIVE
Dusseldorf
1-1
Wigan
9.10pm
Roma
vs
Man Utd
10pm
NY Red Bulls
vs
Arsenal
11pm
DC United
vs
Fulham
1am
Chicago Fire
vs
Spurs
2am
Houston
vs
Aston Villa
Major League Soccer
12am
Toronto
vs
Kansas
12.30am
New England
vs
Columbus Crew
2am
Colorado
vs
Chivas USA
3am
Seattle
vs
LA Galaxy
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1 England flagEngland14111136
2 AustraliaAustralia13111539
3 Scotland flagScotland85518
8 Wales flagWales16613
18 Northern Ireland flagNorthern Ireland0011
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