Radamel Falcao Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 07 Dec, 2018
Facts of Radamel Falcao
Date of Birth: 1986 , February-10
Age: 35 years old
Birth Nation: Colombia
Height: 5 Feet 10 Inch
Name Radamel Falcao
Birth Name Radamel Falcao Garcia Zarate
Nick Name Falcao/Falcao Garcia/ Radamel
Father Radamel Garcia
Mother Carmenza Zarate
Nationality Columbian
Birth Place/City Santa Marta
Profession Footballer
Working For Monaco,Colombia National Football Team
Net Worth 60.000.000 Euros
Weight in KG 72kg
Married Yes
Married to Natalia Velez
Online Presence Facebook,Wiki
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Radamel Falcao is a Columbian Professional Football Player, who has played for Lanceros Boyacá, River Plate, Porto, Atlético Madrid, Monaco, Manchester United, and Chelsea. He began his soccer career at the age of 13 and became the youngest player to debut in the Colombian Primera B.

Early Life And Education Of Radamel Falcao

Radamel Falcao was born at Santa Marta, Columbia in the year 1986 February 10. His full name is Radamel Falcao Garcia Zarate. He is popularly called as Falcao or Falcao Garcia or Radamel Falcao in South America.

Radamel Garcia and Carmenza Zarate are the proud Parents of this player. Falcao is a second generation footballer after his father who was also a professional Columbian defender.

Falcao had completed his education from his native school and started practicing football in the local ground with the amateurs.

Radamel Falcao's Career

Radamel Falcao started his professional career from Lanceros Boyaca from the seasons 1999/2000 appearing in 8 matches with one goal. Afterward, he joined a youth team of River Plate to sharpen his skills.

From 2005, Falcao began to play from the first team of this club. He remained in the team till 2009 playing in 90 matches with 34 goal scores. Afterward, he signed to play for the Portuguese club called Porto in 2009. He played in 51 matches bagging 41 goals for the team.

In 2011, he moved to Atletico Madrid where he appeared in 68 matches bagging top score of 52 goals. This time period came as a golden period in the career of Falcao. In 2013, he made a move to Monaco.  

Falcao has been playing in the current team of French Ligue 1 Club Monaco since 2013 from squad No.9 as a forward. Besides, he is playing from the Colombia National Football Team since 2007.

He has the experience of playing in Colombia under 20 National Football Team from the year 2005-2007 appearing in 3 matches with 2 goal scores. There is no any disclosed information about his salary record but this player holds the market value of worth 60.000.000 Euros. Gestifute is the name of the agent of Falcao.

Radamel Falcao's Net Worth

As of 2018, Radamel Falcao has an estimated net worth of $74 million.  He earns a fortune amount of salary and is one of the wealthiest players in recent days. As per some online sources, his salary is reportedly around $10.2 million with a weekly wage of around $197,000.  

He is comfortable and skilled in using both his feet in the game. He has got good stamina and strength in the game. The strength of his shots in the pitch is noticed to be well controlled in terms of distance, angles, and position. 

Radamel Falcao's Personal Life 

Radamel Falcao is taken in one of the top strikers in the world. He is described as one of the most natural in form goal scorers in the world. He has got great flexibility resulting in several goals, thus, is described as a poacher.   

Falcao has got excellent heading skills. It has given him an edge in aerial battles for balls. Majority of his goals are from headers. He is appreciated by many people and is compared in the level of Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo. His hard work and passion for the football have given him fame across the world as well as with lots of awards and achievements.

Talking about her personal life,  Falcao married to Lorelei Taron who is an Argentinean singer.  The couple began dating in 2007 and tied the knot on 12th December 2007. The pair welcomes their first child, Dominique Garcia Taron on 13 August 2013 and 2nd daughter Desiree Garcia in the year 2015 on February.

 Falcao was a rumor to dated Colombian model Natalia Velez, but the rumor was cleared out as untrue. 

Radamel Falcao's Body Measurment 

Falcao cherishes the height of 178 cm and body weight 72 kg. He is still married to Lorelei Taron and is expecting a baby girl. Also, he is in relation to Natalia Velez, who is a top South American model. Falcao is often sighted with his sweetheart Natalia Velez.


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