Radamel Falcao is a Colombian striker who plays for Premier League outfit Chelsea FC on loan from parent club AS Monaco and also the Colombia national football team. Having played for several big name clubs in his career including FC Porto, Atletico Madrid, Manchester United and AS Monaco, Falcao signed a lucrative one year loan deal with Chelsea in the summer transfer period of 2015. The Colombian star opted for the supposedly cursed number 9 jersey previously worn by Fernando Torres.
Colombian forward Radamel Falcao Garcia Zarate, is known for one thing and that is goals, after top scoring in the UEFA Europa League in both 10/11 & 11/12 as well as winning man of the match in both season's finals for Porto and then Atletico Madrid his side's both won the competition, he has picked up the name King of the Europa League. The Colombian star now plays for French club AS Monaco after signing for the club at the start of the 2013-14 season. A second generation footballer his father Radamel Garcia played as a defender in Colombia, born in Santa Marta, Falcao would play for River Plate in Argentina from 2005-2009 scoring 49 goals in 110 games before heading to Europe.
With great ability with both feet and a powerful header, Falcao started the 12/13 with style, scoring a hat-trick in his second La Liga game of the season and bagging a second in a Madrid shirt, with three more goals in the club's Super Cup win over Chelsea in Monaco. Falcao went on to sign for Monaco in the 2013-14 season then a season long loan with Manchester United for the 2014-15 season, and then onto Premier League counterparts Chelsea FC. He has had less success for the national side, having made his international debut in 2007 in a Colombian national shirt.