Radamel Falcao

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Radamel Falcao García Zárate (born 10 February 1986) is a Colombian professional footballer who plays as a forward for La Liga club Rayo Vallecano and often captains the Colombia national team. Nicknamed "El Tigre" (Spanish for The Tiger), he is considered one of the greatest Colombian footballers of all time. Falcao began his professional career in the Colombian Second Division at the age of 13 at Lanceros Boyacá, before moving to the Argentine club River Plate, where he played with their youth academy from 2001 until 2005 and later won the 2007–08 Clausura tournament. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Radamel Falcao has received more than 7,178,385 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 64 in 2019). Radamel Falcao is the 583rd most popular soccer player (up from 773rd in 2019), the 28th most popular biography from Colombia (up from 34th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Radamel Falcao ranks 583 out of 16,880Before him are Gonzalo Higuaín, Sjaak Swart, Diego Milito, Christian Karembeu, Óscar Míguez, and Roberto Di Matteo. After him are Jürgen Grabowski, Tadao Takayama, Antonio Di Natale, Sakae Takahashi, Setsu Sawagata, and Juan Román Riquelme.

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Among people born in 1986, Radamel Falcao ranks 15Before him are Mario Mandžukić, Robert Pattinson, Olivier Giroud, Keylor Navas, Emilia Clarke, and Asa Akira. After him are Amber Heard, Edin Džeko, Sebastian Kurz, Nani, Lindsay Lohan, and Alexander Rybak.

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In Colombia

Among people born in Colombia, Radamel Falcao ranks 28 out of 306Before him are Ernesto Samper (1950), Andrés Escobar (1967), Manuel Marulanda (1930), Darío Castrillón Hoyos (1929), Julio César Turbay Ayala (1916), and Jorge Eliécer Gaitán (1903). After him are José de Jesús Pimiento Rodríguez (1919), Samael Aun Weor (1917), Álvaro Mutis (1923), Luis Garavito (1957), John Leguizamo (1964), and Gustavo Rojas Pinilla (1900).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Colombia

Among soccer players born in Colombia, Radamel Falcao ranks 5Before him are René Higuita (1966), Carlos Valderrama (1961), James Rodríguez (1991), and Andrés Escobar (1967). After him are Iván Córdoba (1976), Faustino Asprilla (1969), Juan Cuadrado (1988), Faryd Mondragón (1971), Reinaldo Rueda (1957), David Ospina (1988), and Mario Yepes (1976).

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