Radamel Falcao

Born: February 10, 1986 (age 30)

Height: 5'9.5" (177cm)

Hometown: Santa Marta, Colombia
Nationality: Colombia Colombian

Position: Striker
Team: Chelsea (no. 9) on loan from AS Monaco
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-Chelsea (loan)
International2007-Colombia
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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
Eden Hazard of Chelsea breaks with the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Manchester City at Stamford Bridge on January 31, 2015
Preview: Chelsea vs. Manchester City
Sports Mole previews Sunday's FA Cup fifth-round tie between Chelsea and Manchester City at Stamford Bridge.
Feb 19, 13:55
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's father confirms striker will not leave Chelsea for Chinese club
Radamel Falcao's father confirms that the striker will end the season at Chelsea, despite being linked with a big-money move to the Chinese Super League.
Feb 17, 15:15
Chelseas Spanish midfielder Cesc Fabregas (2nd R) runs with the ball during the English Premier League football match between Newcastle United and Chelsea at St James' Park in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, north east England, on September 26, 2015.
Preview: Chelsea vs. Newcastle United
Sports Mole previews Saturday's late Premier League kickoff as Chelsea welcome Newcastle United to Stamford Bridge.
Feb 11, 15:31
Thibaut Courtois saves a shot from Ander Herrera during the game between Manchester United and Chelsea on December 28, 2015
Preview: Chelsea vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews Sunday's Premier League match between Chelsea and Manchester United at Stamford Bridge.
Feb 5, 16:27
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
Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo denies Radamel Falcao contact
Atletico Madrid president Enrique Cerezo denies that his club were in talks with Radamel Falcao over a return to the Vicente Calderon on transfer deadline day.
Feb 4, 13:39
Alexandre Pato in action for Sao Paulo on September 27, 2014
Alexandre Pato in, Radamel Falcao out of Chelsea's Champions League squad
Alexandre Pato replaces Radamel Falcao in Chelsea's squad for the upcoming knockout stages of the Champions League.
Feb 3, 18:13
Valencia's Rodrigo De Pau celebrates after scoring a goal during the Spanish league football match Athletic Club vs Valencia CF at the San Mames stadium in Bilbao on April 9, 2015
Valencia youngster Rodrigo de Paul joins Racing Club on loan
Valencia boss Gary Neville allows 21-year-old midfielder Rodrigo de Paul to return to Argentine side Racing Club on loan for the remainder of the season.
Feb 1, 23:46
Chelsea's French striker Loic Remy celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the English League Cup fourth round football match between Stoke City and Chelsea at the Britannia Stadium in Stoke-on-Trent, central England on October 27, 2015.
Chelsea 'keen to keep Leicester City target Loic Remy'
Leicester City's hopes of signing Loic Remy suffer a setback as Chelsea are reportedly now keen to keep the striker.
Feb 1, 20:19
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
Report: Radamel Falcao's move from Chelsea to Atletico Madrid falls through
Radamel Falcao's proposed move to Atletico Madrid reportedly collapses due to the Spanish club's failure to offload Jackson Martinez.
Feb 1, 19:51
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 nearing Atletico Madrid return?
On-loan Chelsea striker Radamel Falcao reportedly travels to Spain in order to push through a surprise deadline-day move to former club Atletico Madrid.
Feb 1, 18:57
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: 'Injuries not to blame for my form'
On-loan Chelsea striker Radamel Falcao insists that lack of game time is to blame for his poor form, not injuries.
Jan 26, 11:48
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 'can buy Radamel Falcao for £37.8m'
Radamel Falcao's leaked loan transfer document reveals that Chelsea have an option on a permanent deal for £37.8m.
Jan 24, 14:37
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 hints he could be leaving Chelsea?
Radamel Falcao posts a cryptic message suggesting that he could be on his way out of Chelsea midway through his failed loan spell.
Jan 23, 12:56
Eden Hazard goes down injured during the game between Crystal Palace and Chelsea on January 3, 2016
Eden Hazard still out for Chelsea against Everton
Guus Hiddink confirms that Eden Hazard will miss a third consecutive Chelsea game with a groin injury when Everton visit Stamford Bridge on Saturday.
Jan 15, 13:32
West Brom's Saido Berahino sits on the bench during the game with Newcastle United on December 28, 2015
Chelsea to move for West Bromwich Albion striker Saido Berahino?
Chelsea are reportedly considering a move for West Bromwich Albion striker Saido Berahino.
Jan 13, 09:23
Chelsea's Spanish midfielder Pedro (C) runs with the ball in the build up to scoring the opening goal of the English Premier League football match between West Bromwich Albion and Chelsea at The Hawthorns in West Bromwich, central England on August 23, 20
Preview: Chelsea vs. West Bromwich Albion
Sports Mole previews Wednesday's Premier League clash between Chelsea and West Bromwich Albion at Stamford Bridge.
Jan 11, 22:11
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 unlikely to recall Radamel Falcao from Chelsea loan
AS Monaco vice-president Vadim Vasilyev says that the club will not be recalling Radamel Falcao from his loan at Chelsea because of injury.
Jan 10, 10:33
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 boss Guus Hiddink "worried" about Radamel Falcao
Chelsea interim boss Guus Hiddink admits that he feels "worried" about loan flop Radamel Falcao.
Jan 8, 14:47
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 'travels back to Monaco to have thigh injury assessed'
Chelsea striker Radamel Falcao returns to parent club AS Monaco to have his thigh injury assessed.
Jan 7, 15:06
Connor Wickham of Crystal Palace and Nemanja Matic of Chelsea compete for the ball during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Crystal Palace at Stamford Bridge on August 29, 2015
Preview: Crystal Palace vs. Chelsea
Sports Mole previews the first Premier League London derby of 2016 as high-flying Crystal Palace host Chelsea at Selhurst Park.
Jan 1, 19:46
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 striker Radamel Falcao "back to square one" with latest injury setback
Chelsea striker Radamel Falcao will be out until at least mid-January after suffering a recurrence of a muscle problem in recent weeks.
Dec 31, 09:43
Cesc Fabregas of Chelsea in action during a Pre Season Friendly between Chelsea and Fiorentina at Stamford Bridge on August 5, 2015
Guus Hiddink hopeful Cesc Fabregas will be available for Crystal Palace trip
Guus Hiddink is hopeful that Cesc Fabregas will be available for Saturday's match against Crystal Palace after recovering from illness.
Dec 30, 14:19
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 wants "more opportunities" at Chelsea
Radamel Falcao is refusing to give up hope that he can impress during his loan spell with Premier League side Chelsea.
Dec 27, 17:42
Jose Mourinho Manager of Chelsea looks on prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Newcastle United and Chelsea at St James' Park on September 26, 2015 in Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom.
Jose Mourinho 'had Chelsea handover breakfast with Guus Hiddink'
Jose Mourinho met up with his Chelsea replacement Guus Hiddink for a "handover meeting" over Sunday breakfast.
Dec 20, 23:28
Jose Mourinho the manager of Chelsea looks on during the Capital One Cup fourth round match between Stoke City and Chelsea at the Britannia Stadium on October 27, 2015 in Stoke on Trent, England.
Preview: Chelsea vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole looks ahead to Chelsea's first match since parting company with Jose Mourinho as the struggling champions host Sunderland at Stamford Bridge.
Dec 18, 13:43
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 heading back to Monaco?
Monaco striker Radamel Falcao's loan spell with Chelsea will come to an end in January, according to a report in France.
Dec 18, 09:42
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 vows to be "back strong" after returning to Chelsea training
Radamel Falcao vows to come "back strong" after returning to training with Chelsea following a month out with a muscular problem.
Dec 8, 18:37
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
Diego Valeri tips Radamel Falcao for MLS move
AS Monaco forward Radael Falcao would be open to continuing his career in the MLS, according to former Porto teammate Diego Valeri, who represents Portland Timbers.
Dec 8, 15:00
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
Claudio Ranieri: Radamel Falcao struggles "a real shame"
Former AS Monaco manager Claudio Ranieri admits that it is "a real shame" to see Radamel Falcao struggling to return to form.
Dec 5, 14:42
Chelsea's English defender John Terry reacts at the final whistle in the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Southampton at Stamford Bridge in London on October 3, 2015. Southampton won the game 3-1.
John Terry remains absent for Chelsea
Chelsea defender John Terry is ruled out of his side's Premier League encounter with Bournemouth as he continues to recover from an ankle injury.
Dec 4, 12:19
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