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Radamel Falcao

1986 - Today

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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 captains the Colombia national team. He is nicknamed "El Tigre" (Spanish for The Tiger) or "King of the Europa League". During his prime, he was regarded as one of the best strikers in the world.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 6,226,866 page views. His biography is available in 64 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 62 in 2019). Radamel Falcao is the 773rd most popular soccer player (down from 549th in 2019), the 34th most popular biography from Colombia (down from 24th in 2019) and the 5th most popular Colombian Soccer Player.

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Among SOCCER PLAYERS

Among soccer players, Radamel Falcao ranks 773 out of 16,923Before him are Ignacio Zoco, Hugo Gatti, Hércules Brito Ruas, Ignacio Trelles, Lúcio, and Carlos Borges. After him are Erich Ribbeck, Edmundo Suárez, Alejandro Scopelli, Elek Schwartz, Dida, and Álvaro Gestido.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1986, Radamel Falcao ranks 16Before him are Mario Mandžukić, Amber Heard, Asa Akira, Lindsay Lohan, Megan Fox, and Keylor Navas. After him are David Silva, Sebastian Kurz, Keisuke Honda, Li Wenliang, Alba Flores, and Alexandra Daddario.

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In Colombia

Among people born in Colombia, Radamel Falcao ranks 34 out of 271Before him are Alfonso López Michelsen (1913), Íngrid Betancourt (1961), Gustavo Rojas Pinilla (1900), Darío Castrillón Hoyos (1929), James Rodríguez (1991), and Luis Garavito (1957). After him are Camilo Torres Restrepo (1929), José de Jesús Pimiento Rodríguez (1919), Alfonso López Trujillo (1935), Policarpa Salavarrieta (1795), Juan Pablo Montoya (1975), and Juanes (1972).

Among SOCCER PLAYERS In Colombia

Among soccer players born in Colombia, Radamel Falcao ranks 5Before him are Carlos Valderrama (1961), René Higuita (1966), Andrés Escobar (1967), and James Rodríguez (1991). After him are Faustino Asprilla (1969), Iván Córdoba (1976), Juan Cuadrado (1988), Efraín Sánchez (1926), Faryd Mondragón (1971), Freddy Rincón (1966), and Mario Yepes (1976).

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