Radamel Falcao

Born: February 10, 1986 (age 31)

Height: 5'9.5" (177cm)

Hometown: Santa Marta, Colombia
Nationality: Colombia Colombian

Position: Striker
Team: AS Monaco (no. 9)
Radamel Falcao of Chelsea celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge on August 29, 2015
Career History
Senior2001-2009River Plate
2009-2011Porto
2011-2013Atletico Madrid
2013-AS Monaco
→ 2014-2015Manchester United (loan)
→ 2015-2016Chelsea (loan)
International2007-Colombia
Sports Mole has 1,256 articles about Radamel Falcao. Articles 1 to 40:
Antoine Griezmann in action for Atletico Madrid on September 21, 2016
Diego Simeone: 'Antoine Griezmann could leave Atletico Madrid'
Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone admits for the first time that Antoine Griezmann could leave the Vicente Calderon this summer.
Mar 23, 13:53
Fabinho celebrates scoring during the Ligue 1 game between PSG and Monaco on March 20, 2016
Result: Manchester City exit Champions League on away goals after AS Monaco defeat
AS Monaco record a 3-1 victory over Manchester City to progress through to the Champions League quarter-finals on away goals.
Mar 15, 21:38
Sergio Aguero celebrates with Leroy Sane after scoring a penalty during the FA Cup replay between Manchester City and Huddersfield Town on March 1, 2017
Team News: Sergio Aguero leads Manchester City line against AS Monaco
Manchester City make four changes as they prepare to face AS Monaco in the second leg of their Champions League last-16 clash.
Mar 15, 18:46
AS Monaco striker Radamel Falcao competes with Nicolas Otamendi in the Champions League last 16 first leg against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on February 21, 2017
Live Commentary: AS Monaco 3-1 (6-6 on aggregate) Manchester City - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of AS Monaco's 3-1 victory over Manchester City in the second leg of their Champions League last-16 tie.
Mar 15, 18:45
AS Monaco striker Radamel Falcao competes with Nicolas Otamendi in the Champions League last 16 first leg against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on February 21, 2017
Why AS Monaco, Manchester City game in Champions League doesn't guarantee goals
There were eight goals in the first leg of the Champions League last-16 tie between AS Monaco and Manchester City, but don't expect the same in the second leg.
Mar 15, 10:19
Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling wheels away in celebration after opening the scoring in the Champions League last 16 first leg against AS Monaco at the Etihad Stadium on February 21, 2017
Preview: AS Monaco vs. Manchester City
Sports Mole previews Wednesday evening's Champions League last-16 second-leg tie between AS Monaco and Manchester City at the Stade Louis II.
Mar 14, 15:49
Kevin De Bruyne in action during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Burnley on January 2, 2017
Kevin De Bruyne admits defensive "mistakes"
Manchester City midfielder Kevin De Bruyne admits that his side are prone to making defensive "mistakes".
Feb 24, 16:39
AS Monaco striker Radamel Falcao in action during his side's Champions League last 16 first leg against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on February 21, 2017
Leonardo Jardim hails born-again Radamel Falcao
AS Monaco boss Leonardo Jardim hails Colombian forward Radamel Falcao for silencing his critics this season.
Feb 23, 18:55
AS Monaco striker Radamel Falcao competes with Nicolas Otamendi in the Champions League last 16 first leg against Manchester City at the Etihad Stadium on February 21, 2017
Radamel Falcao 'disappointed' with AS Monaco defeat
Radamel Falcao admits that AS Monaco "lacked a bit of intelligence" in the second half of Tuesday's Champions League last-16 first leg away to Manchester City.
Feb 22, 14:48
Manchester City goalkeeper Wilfredo 'Willy' Caballero in action during the Champions League last 16 first leg against AS Monaco at the Etihad Stadium on February 21, 2017
Wilfredo Caballero: 'I was lucky to save Radamel Falcao penalty'
Wilfredo Caballero believes that he was "lucky" to save Radamel Falcao's penalty in Manchester City's 5-3 win over AS Monaco in the Champions League.
Feb 21, 22:33
Manchester City winger Raheem Sterling wheels away in celebration after opening the scoring in the Champions League last 16 first leg against AS Monaco at the Etihad Stadium on February 21, 2017
Raheem Sterling: 'Manchester City must tighten up in defence'
Raheem Sterling is happy that Manchester City overcame AS Monaco in their Champions League last-16 first leg, but thinks that they need to "tighten up at the back".
Feb 21, 22:06
Manchester City defender John Stones celebrates after scoring during the Champions League last 16 first leg against AS Monaco at the Etihad Stadium on February 21, 2017
Result: Manchester City beat AS Monaco in eight-goal Champions League classic
Manchester City score three times in the final 20 minutes to record a 5-3 victory over AS Monaco in the first leg of their Champions League last-16 tie.
Feb 21, 21:39
Sergio Aguero and Kevin De Bruyne celebrate after another Manchester City goal during the Champions League last 16 first leg against AS Monaco at the Etihad Stadium on February 21, 2017
Live Commentary: Manchester City 5-3 AS Monaco - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of Manchester City's 5-3 victory over AS Monaco in the Champions League.
Feb 21, 18:45
Pep Guardiola watches on during the Premier League game between Manchester City and Watford on December 14, 2016
Pep Guardiola "impressed" by free-scoring AS Monaco
Manchester City manager Pep Guardiola admits that he has been "impressed" by a free-scoring Monaco side this season ahead of their Champions League last-16 tie.
Feb 20, 14:07
Silva Bernardo is congratulated by teammates during the Ligue 1 game between Monaco and Marseille on April 17, 2016
Result: AS Monaco strike at the death to move top
Bernardo Silva scores a 93rd-minute equaliser to rescue a point for Monaco against PSG, taking his side back to the top of the Ligue 1 table.
Jan 29, 21:57
Leicester City forward Islam Slimani in action during his side's Premier League clash with West Bromwich Albion at the King Power Stadium on November 6, 2016
Leicester City 'reject Tianjin Quanjian bid for Islam Slimani'
Leicester City reportedly reject a £30m bid for Islam Slimani from Chinese Super League side Tianjin Quanjian.
Jan 26, 16:03
Diego Costa celebrates scoring during the Premier League game between Chelsea and Stoke City on December 31, 2016
Diego Costa move to China 'scuppered by rule change'
The owner of Chinese Super League club Tianjin Quanjian claims that rule changes in the division have scuppered a move for Diego Costa, Karim Benzema and Edinson Cavani.
Jan 17, 14:00
Radamel Falcao of Chelsea celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge on August 29, 2015
AS Monaco reject £45m bid from Chinese club for Radamel Falcao?
Tianjin Quanjian, the Chinese club linked with Diego Costa, are said to have had a £45m bid for AS Monaco's Radamel Falcao turned down.
Jan 16, 11:19
James Rodriguez and Lucas Digne are dumbfounded during the Champions League game between Real Madrid and Roma on March 8, 2016
Radamel Falcao: 'James Rodriguez will be unhappy at Real Madrid'
Radamel Falcao says that Colombian compatriot James Rodriguez will be unhappy with his situation at Real Madrid.
Dec 3, 10:44
Tottenham Hotspur manager Mauricio Pochettino paces the touchline during his side's Champions League match against AS Monaco at Wembley on September 14, 2016
Result: Tottenham Hotspur slump out of Champions League following defeat to Monaco
Tottenham Hotspur crash out of the Champions League at the group stage following a 2-1 defeat to Monaco at the Stade Louis II.
Nov 22, 21:38
Harry Kane celebrates scoring the second with Erik Lamela and Dele Alli during the Premier League game between Aston Villa and Tottenham Hotspur on March 13, 2016
Team News: Harry Kane, Dele Alli start for Tottenham Hotspur against AS Monaco
Harry Kane and Dele Alli are named in the Tottenham Hotspur starting XI for their Champions League trip to AS Monaco on Tuesday night.
Nov 22, 18:37
Monaco's Colombian forward Radamel Falcao looks on before the French L1 football match Monaco (ASM) vs Lille (LOSC) on August 30, 2014
Radamel Falcao pleased to end Champions League drought
Radamel Falcao reveals his delight after ending a six-year Champions League scoring drought during AS Monaco's 3-0 win over CSKA Moscow.
Nov 3, 12:09
Monaco's Portuguese coach Leonardo Jardim looks on prior to the French L1 football match between Monaco and Angers at Louis II stadium in Monaco on November 1, 2015
Leonardo Jardim calls for Radamel Falcao patience
AS Monaco boss Leonardo Jardim vows to remain cautious with Radamel Falcao while the Colombia international builds up his fitness at the start of the new campaign.
Sep 19, 22:47
Erik Lamela makes it three during the Premier League game between Tottenham Hotspur and Manchester United on April 10, 2016
Team News: Erik Lamela comes in for Victor Wanyama as Tottenham Hotspur make one change
Erik Lamela replaces Victor Wanyama in midfield as Tottenham Hotspur welcome AS Monaco to Wembley Stadium.
Sep 14, 18:47
Mauricio Pochettino applauds after the Premier League game between Stoke City and Tottenham Hotspur on April 18, 2016
Live Commentary: Tottenham Hotspur 1-2 AS Monaco - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's live coverage of AS Monaco's 2-1 victory over Tottenham Hotspur in the Champions League.
Sep 14, 18:45
Monaco's Colombian forward Radamel Falcao celebrates a goal during the French L1 football match Monaco vs Saint Etienne on October 5, 2013
Result: Emmanuel Emenike hits brace in Fenerbahce win
Emmanuel Emenike scores twice as Fenerbahce record a 2-1 win over AS Monaco in the first leg of their third qualifying round clash in the Champions League.
Jul 27, 21:24
Wayne Rooney of Manchester United celebrates with Anthony Martial as he scores their first goal against Bournemouth at Old Trafford on May 17, 2016
Anthony Martial 'unaware of number change'
A report claims that Anthony Martial was not informed that he would be giving up the number nine shirt at Manchester United this season.
Jul 23, 22:34
Alexandre Pato puts from the sidelines during the FA Cup game between Everton and Chelsea on March 12, 2016
Chelsea confirm Alexandre Pato departure
Chelsea confirm that striker Alexandre Pato has returned to Corinthians after the completion of his loan spell at Stamford Bridge.
Jul 1, 10:28
Radamel Falcao of Chelsea celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge on August 29, 2015
Ex-Manchester United, Chelsea striker Radamel Falcao set to return to AS Monaco
AS Monaco and Colombia striker Radamel Falcao confirms on Instagram that he will be returning to the Ligue 1 club this summer.
Jun 10, 21:15
Radamel Falcao of Chelsea celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge on August 29, 2015
Middlesbrough 'eye Radamel Falcao swoop'
Newly-promoted Premier League outfit Middlesbrough are reportedly considering a move for former Manchester United and Chelsea striker Radamel Falcao this summer.
Jun 10, 13:51
Premier League match ball take on the first day of the 2015/16 season on August 8, 2015
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May 16, 20:00
Radamel Falcao of Chelsea celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge on August 29, 2015
Roma looking to sign Chelsea flop Radamel Falcao?
A report claims that on-loan Chelsea striker Radamel Falcao is wanted by Italian side Roma as a replacement for Edin Dzeko.
Apr 24, 13:27
Radamel Falcao of Chelsea celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge on August 29, 2015
Chelsea's Radamel Falcao "happy" with return to action
Chelsea striker Radamel Falcao is "happy" to have made his first appearance for the club since late October after recovering from a thigh injury.
Apr 10, 22:31
Gylfi Sigurdsson celebrates opening the scoring during the Premier League game between Swansea City and Chelsea on April 9, 2016
Result: Swansea City end Chelsea's unbeaten streak to reach 40-point mark
Swansea condemn Chelsea to their first defeat in 15 league games as Gylfi Sigurdsson's goal at the Liberty Stadium takes the Swans to the 40-point mark.
Apr 9, 16:54
Micah Richards of Aston Villa looks on during the pre season friendly between Wolverhampton Wanderers and Aston Villa at Molineux on July 28, 2015
Team News: Aston Villa make two changes for Chelsea clash
Eric Black names his first side since taking charge of Aston Villa on an interim basis.
Apr 2, 11:55
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
Chelsea outcast Radamel Falcao reveals he rejected big-money move to China
Chelsea's out-of-favour striker Radamel Falcao reveals that he turned down big-money offers from clubs in China in order to stay in England.
Mar 14, 15:38
Roberto Martinez has a word with Guus Hiddink during the game between Chelsea and Everton on January 16, 2016
Preview: Everton vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday's FA Cup quarter-final between Everton and Chelsea at Goodison Park.
Mar 11, 14:33
Radamel Falcao of Chelsea celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge on August 29, 2015
Radamel Falcao returns to Chelsea training
Chelsea's on-loan striker Radamel Falcao returns to first-team training following more than four months on the sidelines with a thigh problem.
Mar 4, 22:11
Diego Costa (C) of Chelsea scores his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Norwich City at Stamford Bridge on November 21, 2015
Preview: Norwich City vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole looks ahead to Tuesday's Premier League clash between relegation-threatened Norwich City and in-form Chelsea at Carrow Road.
Feb 29, 19:10
Sadio Mane of Southampton scores his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Southampton at Stamford Bridge on October 3, 2015 in London, United Kingdom.
Preview: Southampton vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole looks ahead to Saturday's Premier League clash between in-form duo Southampton and Chelsea at St Mary's.
Feb 25, 15:44



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