Radamel Falcao

Born: February 10, 1986 (age 29)

Height: 5'9.5" (177cm)

Hometown: Santa Marta, Colombia
Nationality: Colombia Colombian

Position: Striker
Team: Chelsea (no. 9) on loan from AS Monaco
Career History
Senior2001-2009River Plate
2009-2011Porto
2011-2013Atletico Madrid
2013-AS Monaco
→ 2014-2015Manchester United (loan)
→ 2015-Chelsea (loan)
International2007-Colombia
Sports Mole has 1,124 articles about Radamel Falcao. Articles 1 to 40:
Chelsea's Spanish midfielder Pedro (R) celebrates scoring the opening goal with Chelsea's Spanish defender Cesar Azpilicueta (2nd R) and Chelsea's Brazilian-born Spanish striker Diego Costa during the English Premier League football match between West Bro
Result: Chelsea survive West Bromwich Albion scare to claim first Premier League win
Chelsea beat West Bromwich Albion 3-2 at The Hawthorns to pick up their first Premier League win of the season.
Aug 23, 15:24
Alexandre Pato in action for Sao Paulo on September 27, 2014
Manchester United, Chelsea offered Alexandre Pato?
A report claims that Manchester United and Chelsea have been given the green light to sign Corinthians striker Alexandre Pato.
Aug 23, 09:24
Wayne Rooney of Manchester United and Aleksandar Mitrovic of Newcastle United compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Newcastle United at Old Trafford on August 22, 2015
Louis van Gaal: 'Manchester United don't need a striker'
Louis van Gaal suggests that he will not add a striker to his Manchester United squad before the 2015 summer transfer window shuts.
Aug 23, 04:24
Colombia's forward Jackson Martinez eyes the ball eyes the ball during a training session at the President Laudo Natel Athlete Formation Center in Cotia, Sao Paulo, on June 21, 2014
Diego Simeone backs Jackson Martinez to succeed
Diego Simeone backs Jackson Martinez to succeed and become one of the greats at Atletico Madrid.
Aug 22, 09:12
Wayne Rooney of Manchester United celebrates after scoring a goal to level the scores at 1-1 during the FA Cup Quarter Final match between Manchester United and Arsenal at Old Trafford on March 9, 2015
Wayne Rooney: 'Goals will come'
Manchester United striker Wayne Rooney accepts criticism over his lack of goals as of late, but vows to start finding the net regularly again.
Aug 19, 23:19
Chelsea's Colombian striker Radamel Falcao runs with the ball during the FA Community Shield football match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley Stadium in north London on August 2, 2015
Puma create Colombia-inspired football boots for Chelsea's Radamel Falcao
Puma create a pair of Colombia-inspired football boots for Chelsea striker Radamel Falcao.
Aug 19, 13:04
Sergio Aguero of Manchester City is congratulated by teammate David Silva of Manchester City after scoriing the opening goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Queens Park Rangers at the Etihad Stadium on May 10, 2015
Match Analysis: Manchester City 3-0 Chelsea
Sports Mole dissects the 90 minutes of action as Manchester City beat Chelsea 3-0 in the Premier League at the Etihad.
Aug 16, 18:35
Retired Danish professional footballer Peter Schmeichel attends the final round of the 2013 Masters Tournament at Augusta National Golf Club on April 14, 2013
Peter Schmeichel: 'Louis van Gaal doesn't know his best XI at Manchester United'
Peter Schmeichel questions Manchester United's spending spree and says that Louis van Gaal does not know his best XI.
Aug 14, 07:50
Chelsea's Colombian striker Radamel Falcao runs with the ball during the FA Community Shield football match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley Stadium in north London on August 2, 2015
Radamel Falcao: 'Chelsea style will bring best out of me'
Radamel Falcao claims that Chelsea's style of play will help to bring out the best in him.
Aug 11, 11:21
Manchester United's Dutch midfielder Memphis Depay (2nd R) celebrates with Manchester United's English striker Wayne Rooney (R) after United take the lead due to an own goal from Tottenham Hotspur's English defender Kyle Walker (L) during the English Prem
Louis van Gaal: 'I won't sign a striker'
Louis van Gaal hints that he will not use the remaining time left in the transfer window to strengthen Manchester United's striking options.
Aug 9, 23:48
The Swansea City fans celebrate after Swansea City's French striker Bafetimbi Gomis (C floor) celebrates scoring a second equalising goal from the penalty spot for 2-2 during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Swansea City at St
Result: Swansea City twice hit back to hold 10-man Chelsea
Swansea City twice come from behind to claim a 2-2 draw against Chelsea as the defending champions finish the game with 10 men following a red card for Thibaut Courtois.
Aug 8, 19:23
Head coach Jose Mourinho of Chelsea looks on during the FA Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 2, 2015
Jose Mourinho: Chelsea's lack of spending is "dangerous"
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho admits that his side's lack of spending over the summer could be "dangerous" to their hopes of retaining the Premier League title.
Aug 8, 02:38
Chelsea's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho gestures during the presentation of the Premier League trophy after the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Sunderland at Stamford Bridge in London on May 24, 2015
Preview: Chelsea vs. Swansea City
Sports Mole looks ahead to gameweek one of the 2015-16 season as Premier League champions Chelsea bid to kick off their defence by beating Swansea at home.
Aug 7, 18:40
Raheem Sterling of Manchester City celebrates scoring in the International Champions Cup on July 21, 2015
Video: EA Sports releases official trailer for 'FIFA 16'
EA Sports releases the official trailer of FIFA 16, featuring Lionel Messi, Cristiano Ronaldo, Radamel Falcao and Raheem Sterling.
Aug 7, 12:59
Chelsea's Colombian striker Radamel Falcao runs with the ball during the FA Community Shield football match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley Stadium in north London on August 2, 2015
Radamel Falcao enjoys unique Premier League challenge
Radamel Falcao believes that the Premier League's physical challenges makes it unique as he prepares for the new season with Chelsea.
Aug 7, 05:21
Monaco's Portuguese forward Ivan Cavaleiro celebrates with his team mates after scoring a goal during the UEFA Champions League third qualifying round second leg football match between AS Monaco vs BSC Young Boys on August 4, 2015
Preview: Nice vs. AS Monaco
Sports Mole previews the Ligue 1 season-opening match between Nice and AS Monaco as the teams face off in the Cote d'Azur derby.
Aug 6, 22:12
Lyon's French forward Alexandre Lacazette celebrates after scoring during the French L1 football match Olympique Lyonnais (OL) vs FC Metz (FCM) on January 25, 2015
Manchester United, Arsenal target Lacazette to sign new deal with Lyon
Manchester United and Arsenal target Alexandre Lacazette is on the verge of signing a new deal with Lyon, according to reports in France.
Aug 6, 13:20
Chelsea's Colombian striker Radamel Falcao runs with the ball during the FA Community Shield football match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley Stadium in north London on August 2, 2015
Jose Mourinho defends low-key Radamel Falcao
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho insists that he is happy with Radamel Falcao so far despite an unspectacular beginning to his season-long loan with the Blues in pre-season.
Aug 5, 23:15
Victor Moses of Chelsea is challenged by Mario Suarez of Fiorentina during the Pre Season Friendly match between Chelsea and Fiorentina at Stamford Bridge on August 5, 2015
Match Analysis: Chelsea 0-1 Fiorentina
Sports Mole analyses Chelsea's 1-0 defeat to Fiorentina at Stamford Bridge in the International Champions Cup.
Aug 5, 22:28
Victor Moses of Chelsea is challenged by Mario Suarez of Fiorentina during the Pre Season Friendly match between Chelsea and Fiorentina at Stamford Bridge on August 5, 2015
Result: Chelsea sign off with pre-season defeat at hands of Fiorentina
Chelsea's final pre-season fixture ends in defeat as they are beaten 1-0 at home to Italian side Fiorentina following a first-half finish from Gonzalo Rodriguez.
Aug 5, 21:54
Memphis Depay and Wayne Rooney of Manchester United during an International Champions Cup game in San Jose on July 21, 2015
Report: Memphis Depay wants to take number seven shirt at Manchester United
Manchester United's Memphis Depay reportedly wants to swap from the number nine to the number seven shirt this season.
Aug 5, 21:32
Chelsea's Colombian striker Radamel Falcao runs with the ball during the FA Community Shield football match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley Stadium in north London on August 2, 2015
Half-Time Report: Chelsea trail Gonzalo Rodriguez goal at half time
Chelsea find themselves 1-0 down at home to Fiorentina at half time, following a first-half finish from defender Gonzalo Rodriguez.
Aug 5, 20:47
Chelsea's Colombian striker Radamel Falcao runs with the ball during the FA Community Shield football match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley Stadium in north London on August 2, 2015
Team News: Radamel Falcao leads Chelsea line against Fiorentina
Chelsea coach Jose Mourinho gives new striker Radamel Falcao the chance to impress up front as they take on visitors Fiorentina in a friendly at Stamford Bridge.
Aug 5, 19:37
Manager Louis van Gaal of Manchester United looks on during the Barclays Premier League match between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United at White Hart Lane on December 28, 2014
Premier League 2015-16 season preview: Manchester United
Sports Mole takes a look at how Manchester United are going to fare under Louis van Gaal's management during the 2015-16 Premier League campaign.
Aug 5, 18:00
Head coach Jose Mourinho of Chelsea looks on during the FA Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 2, 2015
Jose Mourinho: 'For me the transfer window is over now that the season is here'
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho refuses to rule out a move for Everton defender John Stones, but says that the "transfer window is over" now that the new season is looming.
Aug 5, 12:50
Chelsea's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho gestures during the presentation of the Premier League trophy after the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Sunderland at Stamford Bridge in London on May 24, 2015
Premier League 2015-16 season preview: Chelsea
Sports Mole takes a look at whether Chelsea are well equipped to defend their Premier League title during the upcoming 2015-16 campaign.
Aug 5, 12:00
Chelsea's Colombian striker Radamel Falcao runs with the ball during the FA Community Shield football match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley Stadium in north London on August 2, 2015
John Terry: Radamel Falcao movement "unbelievable"
Chelsea captain John Terry describes the movement of on-loan striker Radamel Falcao as "unbelievable".
Aug 5, 10:04
Head coach Jose Mourinho of Chelsea looks on during the FA Community Shield match between Chelsea and Arsenal at Wembley Stadium on August 2, 2015
Preview: Chelsea vs. Fiorentina
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's International Champions Cup match between Chelsea and Fiorentina at Stamford Bridge.
Aug 4, 10:56
Manchester United's young striker James Wilson celebrates a goal against Cambridge United on February 3, 2015
Manchester United's James Wilson: 'Priority is to stay injury-free this season'
Manchester United striker James Wilson hopes to stay injury-free this season in order to earn a place in the first team.
Aug 3, 13:04
Chelsea's Colombian striker Radamel Falcao runs with the ball during the FA Community Shield football match between Arsenal and Chelsea at Wembley Stadium in north London on August 2, 2015
Radamel Falcao on for Chelsea debut
Radamel Falcao comes on for his competitive debut as a Chelsea player during the Community Shield against Arsenal at Wembley.
Aug 2, 16:04
Petr Cech of Arsenal shouts instructions during the Emirates Cup match between Arsenal and VfL Wolfsburg at the Emirates Stadium on July 26, 2015
Team News: Arsenal goalkeeper Petr Cech starts against Chelsea
Petr Cech makes his competitive Arsenal debut in today's Community Shield against former employers Chelsea.
Aug 2, 14:07
John Terry celebrates with his teammates as Chelsea lift the Premier League trophy on May 24, 2015
Chelsea unveil 2015-16 squad numbers
Chelsea reveal their squad numbers for the new Premier League season, which includes Radamel Falcao taking on the number nine shirt.
Aug 2, 13:52
Cesc Fabregas #4 of Chelsea takes the ball in the first half against the New York Red Bulls during the International Champions Cup at Red Bull Arena on July 22, 2015
Cesc Fabregas: 'Chelsea are more determined this season'
Chelsea midfielder Cesc Fabregas tells his side's Premier League title rivals that his side are more focused than last season as they pursue further major honours.
Aug 2, 05:48
Radamel Falcao of Manchester United celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Manchester United at Britannia Stadium on January 1, 2015
Jose Mourinho heaps praise on new striker Radamel Falcao
Radamel Falcao has had a positive first week at Chelsea, according to manager Jose Mourinho.
Aug 1, 13:42
Chelsea's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho (R) and Arsenal's French manager Arsene Wenger (L) are kept apart by the fourth official Jonathan Moss during the English Premier League match on October 5, 2014
Preview: Arsenal vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole previews Arsenal and Chelsea's clash in the Community Shield at Wembley Stadium.
Jul 31, 11:53
Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao with the ball during the Premier League match against Arsenal on May 17, 2015
John Terry backs "top, top player" Radamel Falcao to leave his mark at Chelsea
Chelsea captain John Terry tips striker Radamel Falcao to put his Manchester United stint behind him and rediscover his talismanic best for the Blues.
Jul 30, 23:35
Radamel Falcao Garcia of Manchester United celebrates scoring their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Manchester United at Villa Park on December 20, 2014
Jose Mourinho: 'Radamel Falcao will rediscover form at Chelsea'
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho backs striker Radamel Falcao to rediscover his form while on loan at the club.
Jul 29, 11:47
Eden Hazard of Chelsea celebrates his goal during the Capital One Cup Quarter-Final match between Derby County and Chelsea at Pride Park Stadium on December 16, 2014
Result: Chelsea secure penalty shootout win over Barcelona after entertaining draw
Chelsea beat Barcelona 4-2 on penalties after an entertaining 2-2 draw in Washington DC.
Jul 29, 03:09
Chelsea's Brazilian-born Spanish striker Diego Costa celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Southampton at Stamford Bridge in London on March 15, 2015
Team News: Diego Costa, Eden Hazard start for Chelsea in Barcelona friendly
Diego Costa and Eden Hazard lead the Chelsea attack in their pre-season friendly clash with Barcelona.
Jul 29, 00:48
Barcelona's Argentinian forward Lionel Messi misses a penalty shot against Chelsea's Czech goalkeeper Petr Cech during the UEFA Champions League second leg semi-final football match Barcelona against Chelsea at the Cam Nou stadium in Barcelona on April 24
Live Commentary: Chelsea 2-2 Barcelona (Chelsea win 4-2 on penalties) - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live commentary of Chelsea's pre-season win over Barcelona on penalties.
Jul 29, 00:00
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