Radamel Falcao

by Bchrome 25 Jan,2016
Radamel Falcao
Body Stats
Personal Info
Facts
  • Birth Name Radamel Falcao García Zárate
  • Birth Place Santa Marta
  • Famous Name Radamel Falcao
  • Father Radamel García
  • Mother Carmenza Zárate
  • Net Worth $70 million
  • Salary 13.78 million GBP
  • Nationality Colombian
  • Ethnicity White
  • Currently Married Yes
  • Married to Lorelei Taron (m. 2007)
  • Divorce N/A
  • Children N/A
  • Affair with Lorelei Taron
  • Girlfriend Lorelei Taron

Radamel Falcao is one of the most respected football celebrities; Currently playing professionally with AS Monaco and is a striker for Colombian national team. One of the most bankable players for Monaco, Falcow has a remarkable contribution, creativity, and coordination on the field. He is one of the significant parts of Monaco's team.

Along with being a captain for Monaco, Radamel is also a captain for the Columbian national team for their 2018's world cup match.

Early life

This young and dynamic man footballer was born on 10th of February 1986, in Santa Marta, Colombia. He is a Colombian by his nationality and his ethnicity is Multiracial, further, his birth sign is Aquarius.

Further, he was passionate about the game of football from an early age, he is the youngest debutant making his way into the senior team just at the age of 13 and played for the Lancers Club. From 2001-2009, he was associated with River Plate. He also played for Porto Atletico Madrid and Monaco and English clubs, Manchester United and Chelsea.

Playing Style

He follows aggressive playing style and plays in the front line, mostly as a striker. He is quickly able to take vital decisions to get score shining on the board. He always creates obstacles for his opponent.

Career Highlights

He performed extremely well in 2014 FIFA World Cup and was able to get his team into the quarterfinals finally loosing to Brazil in a competitive match of  3-2; he scored 230 goals in his entire national and international career.

He is hardworking, skillful, committed and very enthusiastic player for Columbia and is one of the most watch players in Russia World Cup 2018.

Club career 

Radamel Falcao at the age of 13 had already started playing for youth teams, in 1999 he entered Lanceros Boyacá and played for three years making 8 appearances scoring a single goal. Later in 2001 he joined River Plate and stayed there for five years till 2005 where he appeared in 90 games and netted 34 goals.

Falcao joined Porto in 2009 and scored 41 goals in his 51 appearances in two years of time. He, after Porto joined Atlético Madrid again for two more years appearing in 68 games he netted 52 goals. After his tenure with Athletico, he joined Monaco in 2013 netting 50 goals and appearing in total 75 events for the La-Liga club.

He served for one year in English club Manchester United from 2014 to 2015 after he was transferred on loan to Manchester United netting four goals appearing in 26 games. He even played for Chelsea on loan from 2015 till 2016 scoring a single goal appearing in 10 events. Currently, he has returned to Monaco.

Personal Life

Speaking about his personal life, Falcao is not a private person and is open about his relationship status. He is married to Lorelei Taron who is a singer by profession.

The lovely couple is blessed with children; their first child was born on 13 August 2013 and they welcomed their 2nd daughter Desiree Garcia in the year 2015 on February. He is loyal and dedicated husband and living happily with his family, hence no rumors about his extra affair has surfaced in the media so far. Although people in 2014 suspected him of dating Natalia Velez, later the rumor was cleared out as untrue. He stands 5 feet and 10 inches tall with Brown-Dark eye and brown hair.

Net Worth

He earns fortune amount of salary and is one of the wealthiest players in recent days. As of 2018's stats, his current salary is reportedly around $10.2 million with a weekly wage of around $197,000. His net worth is estimated to be $74 million.

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