Radamel Falcao

Position: Striker
Team: AS Monaco
Born: February 10, 1986 (age 28)
Hometown: Santa Marta, Colombia
Height: 5ft 10in
Nationality: Colombian
Jamie Redknapp at the HMV Football Extravaganza in London on February 3, 2009
Jamie Redknapp slams "appalling" Manchester United
Jamie Redknapp says that Manchester United can have no excuses after being beaten 5-3 by Leicester City.
00:10
Leonardo Ulloa of Leicester City scores his team's fifth goal from the penalty spot during the Barclays Premier League match between Leicester City and Manchester United at The King Power Stadium on September 21, 2014
Result: Leicester City stun Manchester United with comeback victory
Leciester City stage a memorable comeback to defeat 10-man Manchester United 5-3 at the King Power Stadium.
15:24
Radamel Falcao of Manchester United gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford on September 14, 2014
Half-Time Report: Manchester United edging Leicester City
Manchester United lead Leicester City 2-1 at the halfway point of their Premier League clash thanks to goals from Robin van Persie and Angel di Maria.
14:21
Manchester United's Spanish midfielder Juan Mata controls the ball during the English Premier League football match between Manchester United and Cardiff City at Old Trafford in Manchester, northwest England, on January 28, 2014
Danny Murphy: 'Juan Mata omission is wrong decision'
Ex-Liverpool midfielder Danny Murphy believes that Manchester United dropping Juan Mata in favour of Radamel Falcao could have a negative influence on the team.
12:56
Radamel Falcao of Manchester United is introduced to the press on September 11, 2014
Team News: Radamel Falcao to start for Manchester United
Radamel Falcao makes his first start for Manchester United in this afternoon's Premier League clash against Leicester City at the King Power stadium.
12:44
Manchester United's Belgian midfielder Adnan Januzaj (C) vies with Swansea City's Spanish midfielder Jose Canas during the English Premier League football match on January 11, 2014
Serie A clubs keen on Manchester United winger Adnan Januzaj?
A report in Italy suggests that Juventus and Fiorentina are looking to sign Manchester United youngster Adnan Januzaj on a six-month loan basis.
09:47
Leonardo Ulloa of Leicester City celebrates scoring the first goal with David Nugent and Jeffrey Schlupp of Leicester City during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Leicester City at Britannia Stadium on September 13, 2014
Leonardo Ulloa: 'We need to keep the ball against Manchester United'
Leicester City striker Leonardo Ulloa wants his side to keep the ball as best they can when they host Manchester United on Sunday.
Sep 20, 17:40
United's Javier Hernandez is chased by Jonjo Shelvey of Swansea on August 16, 2014
Javier Hernandez keen to capitalise on Real Madrid chance
Real Madrid striker Javier Hernandez hopes to make the most of his time with the European champions following his season-long loan from Manchester United.
Sep 20, 06:32
Wayne Rooney of Manchester United celebrates scoring the third goal with team-mates Ander Herrera (L), Marcos Rojo and Angel Di Maria during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford on September 1
Preview: Leicester City vs. Manchester United
Sports Mole previews the Premier League clash between Leicester City and Manchester United.
Sep 19, 17:18
Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates after scoring during the Spanish league football match Real Madrid CF vs CA Osasuna on April 26, 2014
Louis van Gaal admits Manchester United may try to re-sign Cristiano Ronaldo
Louis van Gaal admits that it is "possible" that Manchester United will try to re-sign Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo in the future.
Sep 19, 17:03
Radamel Falcao of Manchester United gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford on September 14, 2014
Video: Manchester United new boys Radamel Falcao, Marcos Rojo show off freestyle skills
Manchester United stars Radamel Falcao, Marcos Rojo and Juan Mata show off their tricks alongside mystery freestyler Red Samurai.
Sep 17, 13:58
Wayne Rooney of Manchester United celebrates scoring the third goal with team-mates Ander Herrera (L), Marcos Rojo and Angel Di Maria during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford on September 1
Manchester United stars head out for dinner during Champions League absence
Wayne Rooney and his Manchester United teammates head out for a team bonding dinner while their rivals compete in the Champions League.
Sep 17, 13:22
Manchester United's Adnan Januzaj in action during a friendly match against Kitchee FC on July 29, 2013
Keith Gillespie: 'Adnan Januzaj may have to leave Manchester United'
Former Manchester United midfielder Keith Gillespie believes that Adnan Januzaj will struggle to fulfil his potential due to the competition for places at the club.
Sep 17, 02:24
Newcastle manager looks on before kick-off against Manchester City in their Premier League match on January 12, 2014
Premier League weekend: Five talking points
Sports Mole picks out five of the main talking points to have arisen from the latest batch of Premier League matches.
Sep 16, 12:50
Radamel Falcao of Manchester United gestures during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford on September 14, 2014
Radamel Falcao "very happy" with Manchester United debut
Radamel Falcao reveals his happiness after making his Manchester United debut in Sunday's 4-0 win over Queens Park Rangers.
Sep 15, 18:39
Angel Di Maria of Manchester United is congratulated by team-mate Juan Mata after scoring the first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford on September 14, 2014
Juan Mata praises new Manchester United arrivals
Juan Mata hails the performances made by Manchester United's debutants during the 4-0 win over Queens Park Rangers on Sunday.
Sep 15, 14:15
Wayne Rooney of Manchester United celebrates scoring the third goal with team-mates Ander Herrera (L), Marcos Rojo and Angel Di Maria during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford on September 1
Wayne Rooney: 'Manchester United victory was much needed'
Wayne Rooney insists that Manchester United's 4-0 victory over Queens Park Rangers was "much needed" following their winless start to the season.
Sep 15, 08:12
Manchester Uniteds Dutch manager Louis van Gaal applauds the fans as he leaves the pitch after the final whistle in the English Premier League football match between Burnley and Manchester United at Turf Moor in Burnley, north west England on August 30, 2
Louis van Gaal expects Manchester United improvement
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal expects his side's form to pick up after they recorded their first win of the season by beating QPR 4-0 at Old Trafford.
Sep 14, 19:39
Manchester United Manager Louis van Gaal gives a thumbs up prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford on September 14, 2014
Louis van Gaal hails "dominant" Manchester United performance
Manchester United boss Louis van Gaal praises his side following Sunday's 4-0 win over Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford.
Sep 14, 18:24
Angel Di Maria of Manchester United is congratulated by team-mate Juan Mata after scoring the first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford on September 14, 2014
Result: Angel di Maria stars in thumping Manchester United win
Angel di Maria stars for Manchester United as the former Premier League champions record a 4-0 win over Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford.
Sep 14, 17:51
Angel Di Maria of Manchester United is congratulated by team-mate Juan Mata after scoring the first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford on September 14, 2014
Half-Time Report: Manchester United lead Queens Park Rangers by three at interval
Goals from Angel di Maria, Ander Herrera and Wayne Rooney hand Manchester United a 3-0 half-time lead over Queens Park Rangers in their Premier League clash.
Sep 14, 16:47
Radamel Falcao of Manchester United is introduced to the press on September 11, 2014
Team News: Radamel Falcao starts on bench for Manchester United
Louis van Gaal decides to start deadline-day signing Radamel Falcao as a substitute for Manchester United's home clash with Queens Park Rangers this afternoon.
Sep 14, 15:02
Angel Di Maria of Manchester United is congratulated by team-mate Juan Mata after scoring the first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford on September 14, 2014
Live Commentary: Manchester United 4-0 Queens Park Rangers - as it happened
Relive Sports Mole's minute-by-minute report of Manchester United's comfortable 4-0 win at home to QPR in the Premier League.
Sep 14, 14:59
Netherlands' midfielder Leroy Fer celebrates scoring with his teammates during the Group B football match between Netherlands and Chile at the Corinthians Arena in Sao Paulo during the 2014 FIFA World Cup on June 23, 2014
Leroy Fer: Queens Park Rangers aiming "to get a result" at Manchester United
Queens Park Rangers midfielder Leroy Fer reveals that the Londoners will be aiming to collect a positive result away at big-spending Manchester United on Sunday.
Sep 14, 14:37
Manchester United's Antonio Valencia celebrates scoring against Bayer Leverkusen on November 27, 2013.
Louis van Gaal orders Antonio Valencia to take English lessons?
Despite the fact that he has been in the Premier League for eight years, a report claims that Louis van Gaal wants Antonio Valencia to improve his English.
Sep 14, 14:24
Manchester United's Cristiano Ronaldo scores the opening goal via the penalty spot against Arsenal during the Premier League match on April 13, 2008
Report: Cristiano Ronaldo wants £500,000-a-week Manchester United return
Cristiano Ronaldo tells Manchester United to cough up a £500,000-a-week salary to convince him to leave Real Madrid, according to reports.
Sep 14, 11:59
Manchester United's Dutch manager Louis van Gaal (C) poses for photographs along with the club's latest signings Colombian striker Radamel Falcao (L) and Dutch midfielder Daley Blind on September 11, 2014
Clint Hill targets Manchester United upset
QPR captain Clint Hill says that his teammates revel in the 'underdog' tag and will not rule out a shock win away to big-spending Manchester United.
Sep 14, 10:34
Wayne Rooney of Manchester United celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Swansea City at Old Trafford on August 16, 2014
Wayne Rooney: "These are exciting, interesting times for Manchester United"
Wayne Rooney says that the arrival of Radamel Falcao means that it is an "exciting" time to be at Manchester United.
Sep 14, 06:58
Radamel Falcao of Manchester United is introduced to the press on September 11, 2014
Glenn Hoddle: Radamel Falcao is a "complete striker"
Former England manager Glenn Hoddle believes that Radamel Falcao will be a success for Manchester United in the Premier League due to his style of play.
Sep 14, 05:26
Kevin Strootman of AS Roma competes for the ball with Guarin of FC Internazionale Milano during the Serie A match between AS Roma and FC Internazionale Milano at Stadio Olimpico on March 1, 2014
Manchester United 'offer Juan Mata as Kevin Strootman bait'
Manchester United are willing to offer Juan Mata as part of a deal to land Roma midfielder Kevin Strootman in January, according to reports.
Sep 14, 01:12
Louis van Gaal and Ryan Giggs discuss tactics during Man United's Premier League opener with Swansea on August 16, 2014
Manchester United 'expect Louis van Gaal to win title'
Louis van Gaal is expected to win the Premier League title in his first season at the helm of Manchester United, according to reports.
Sep 13, 23:15
Liverpool's Jamie Carragher in action against Queens Park Rangers on May 19, 2013
Jamie Carragher: Louis van Gaal faces "tough decisions" at Manchester United
Former Liverpool defender Jamie Carragher believes that Louis van Gaal will have to make some "tough decisions" at Manchester United this season.
Sep 13, 17:42
Radamel Falcao of Manchester United is introduced to the press on September 11, 2014
Gary Neville warns Rio Ferdinand: 'Radamel Falcao is coming for you'
Gary Neville playfully warns Rio Ferdinand that Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao is 'coming for him' during Sunday's match against Queens Park Rangers.
Sep 12, 18:46
Manchester United's Dutch manager Louis van Gaal (C) poses for photographs along with the club's latest signings Colombian striker Radamel Falcao (L) and Dutch midfielder Daley Blind on September 11, 2014
Preview: Manchester United vs. Queens Park Rangers
Sports Mole previews Manchester United's home fixture with Queens Park Rangers.
Sep 12, 17:24
Manchester Uniteds Dutch manager Louis van Gaal applauds the fans as he leaves the pitch after the final whistle in the English Premier League football match between Burnley and Manchester United at Turf Moor in Burnley, north west England on August 30, 2
Louis van Gaal: 'We need to produce a result against Queens Park Rangers'
Louis van Gaal insists that Manchester United need to begin producing results, starting against Queens Park Rangers at Old Trafford on Sunday.
Sep 12, 16:08
Manchester United's Dutch manager Louis van Gaal (C) poses for photographs along with the club's latest signings Colombian striker Radamel Falcao (L) and Dutch midfielder Daley Blind on September 11, 2014
Live Coverage: Louis van Gaal's weekly Manchester United press conference
Sports Mole brings you live coverage of Louis van Gaal's press conference ahead of Manchester United's match against Queens Park Rangers.
Sep 12, 14:45
Benfica's Argentinian midfielder Nicolas Gaitan controls the ball during the Portuguese league football match Rio Ave vs Benfica at the Arcos stadium in Vila do Conde on December 1, 2013
Champions League 2014-15: Group C preview
Sports Mole takes a closer look at the four teams that make up Group C of this season's Champions League.
Sep 12, 14:11
Harry Redknapp Manager of Queens Park Rangers ahead of the Sky Bet Championship Play Off Semi Final second leg match between Queens Park Rangers and Wigan Athletic at Loftus Road on May 12, 2014
Harry Redknapp backs Manchester United's decision to sell Danny Welbeck
Harry Redknapp backs Louis van Gaal's decision to let Danny Welbeck leave Manchester United for Arsenal.
Sep 12, 11:03
Phil Jones of Manchester United in action during the FA Community Shield match between Manchester United and Wigan Athletic at Wembley Stadium on August 11, 2013
Manchester United defender Phil Jones 'faces three weeks on the sidelines'
Manchester United defender Phil Jones could reportedly miss the next three weeks of the season through injury.
Sep 12, 00:33
Manchester United Manager Louis van Gaal takes his seat prior to the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester United and Swansea City at Old Trafford on August 16, 2014
Louis van Gaal: 'Danny Welbeck not up to Manchester United standard'
Louis van Gaal suggests that Danny Welbeck was not up to the "standard" of his fellow Manchester United strikers, which prompted his sale to Arsenal.
Sep 11, 18:12
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