Radamel Falcao

  • Colombia's Radamel Falcao could be fit in time for World Cup 26-01-2014 12:34 PM

    Bogota: Colombia striker Radamel Falcao has been given a 50-50 chance of playing at the World Cup in June after undergoing a successful knee operation on Saturday. Falcao, his country's big hope for their first appearance at finals since 1998, sustained cruciate ligament damage in his left knee while playing...
  • Radamel Falcao doubtful for World Cup after knee injury 24-01-2014 10:15 AM

    Radamel Falcao's hopes of playing at the World Cup finals hung by a thread on Thursday after his Ligue 1 club Monaco announced the Colombia striker required surgery on a left knee injury. Monaco did not elaborate on the length of Falcao's absence, while media reports suggested he could be...
  • Real Madrid's coach Ancelotti plays down Falcao link 14-12-2013 09:05 AM

    Madrid: Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti has played down reports linking the club with Monaco's Radamel Falcao, saying he did not think the striker was right for his side. The 27-year-old is sidelined with a thigh injury, but speculation has mounted in recent weeks that he may be on his...
  • Colombia's Falcao and Ibarbo hand Belgium 2-0 defeat 15-11-2013 08:26 AM

    Colombia handed wasteful Belgium their first setback in a year with a 2-0 friendly win on Thursday thanks to goals by Radamel Falcao and Victor Ibarbo as the World Cup-bound teams began preparing for the 2014 finals. Falcao struck six minutes after the break when he sprung the offside trap...
  • Real Madrid eye summer move for Monaco's Radamel Falcao 15-10-2013 07:08 PM

    Madrid: Real Madrid president Florentino Perez says the club could try to land Monaco striker Radamel Falcao next summer. Perez says the Colombia striker "won't come during the January transfer window but in June, who knows? Falcao wants to play for Madrid (...) I've been told." Falcao joined French league...
  • Real Madrid could bid for Falcao next year: Perez 15-10-2013 03:35 PM

    Madrid: Real Madrid president Florentino Perez has hinted the world's richest club by income could buy Monaco's Colombia striker Radamel Falcao next year. Speaking on Spanish soccer chat show Punto Pelota on Monday night, Perez ruled out a bid for Falcao in the next transfer window in January but suggested...
  • Falcao eyes World Cup qualification in Barranquilla 12-09-2013 01:00 PM

    Montevideo: Radamel Falcao insists Colombia's confidence has not been dented by a 0-2 loss to Uruguay as the team attempts to qualify for its first FIFA World Cup since 1998. Jose Pekerman's side looked set for the point it needed to earn a berth in Brazil next year before late...
  • Monaco reach agreement to sign Radamel Falcao 31-05-2013 11:33 PM

    Paris: Monaco's spending spree moved up a gear when they agreed to sign Colombia striker Radamel Falcao from Atletico Madrid on a five-year deal on Friday, establishing it as a major challenger to French champion Paris Saint-Germain next season and a potential force in Europe. The club announced the agreement...
  • Monaco confident of signing striker Radamel Falcao 31-05-2013 09:48 AM

    Paris: Monaco's spending spree looks set to continue with the club's sporting director confident he can sign Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao, one of the hottest properties in world football. "Things are progressing well, but it's not finalized yet, there are still some details to sort out. We really want...
  • Club to support Falcao's decision: Atletico Madrid 20-05-2013 06:42 PM

    Singapore: Atletico Madrid will not stand in the way of striker Radamel Falcao if he wants to leave the club this offseason, general manager Miguel Angel Gil Marin said Monday. Marin said in Singapore that it's up to Falcao to decide whether to say at Atletico-the newly crowned Copa del...
  • Madrid derby to crown Copa del Rey champions 17-05-2013 09:37 AM

    Barcelona: With a return to England looking likely, Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho can go out a winner when his team plays crosstown rivals Atletico Madrid on Friday in the Copa del Rey final. Luckily for Mourinho and Madrid, Atletico have been incapable of winning a Spanish capital derby so...
  • Radamel Falcao gives Atletico Madrid 1-0 win at Sevilla 22-04-2013 08:57 AM

    Barcelona: Radamel Falcao scored his 25th goal of the Spanish league season to give Atletico Madrid a hard-fought 1-0 win at Sevilla and keep his team in the hunt for a second-place finish on Sunday. Also, Real Sociedad extended their unbeaten run to 14 straight games by drawing 0-0 at...
  • Atletico Madrid held to 1-1 home draw by Valencia 01-04-2013 09:33 AM

    Barcelona: Atletico Madrid squandered a chance to reclaim second place in the Spanish league when they were held to a 1-1 home draw by Valencia on Sunday. Despite missing several first-choice players to injury, Valencia dominated the first half at Vicente Calderon Stadium, especially exposing the hosts on the flanks....
  • Atletico's title credentials face Barcelona test 14-12-2012 05:12 PM

    Barcelona: Atletico Madrid have a second chance to prove that they can be considered a real contender for the Spanish league title when they visit high-flying Barcelona on Sunday. Two weeks ago, Atletico flopped in its 2-0 loss at Real Madrid in the first serious test of their championship credentials....
  • Atletico Madrid rout 9-man Sevilla 4-0 in La Liga 26-11-2012 01:34 AM

    Barcelona: Atletico Madrid extended their best ever league Sunday as Diego Simeone's side rolled over nine-man Sevilla 4-0 to provisionally draw even with Barcelona at the top of the Spanish league standings. Radamel Falcao got Atletico going from the penalty spot in the 22nd minute after Federico Fazio was red...
  • Barcelona, Atletico aim to go clear on top 26-10-2012 03:32 PM

    Madrid: Radamel Falcao is having little trouble keeping up with Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo's goal-scoring heroics, and Atletico Madrid are riding the Colombia striker's form to the top of the Spanish league alongside Barcelona, who put their unbeaten start on the line at Rayo Vallecano on Saturday. "The Tiger...
  • Falcao gives Atletico 1-0 win at Real Sociedad 22-10-2012 08:52 AM

    Barcelona: Radamel Falcao struck a free kick in the 90th minute to give unbeaten Atletico Madrid a 1-0 victory at Real Sociedad on Sunday, extending its winning run to seven games to remain level with Barcelona at the top of the Spanish standings. After being held in check until the...