He has won everything in a season in which he scored many goals.He is, today, the great reference of Colombian football.He was a key player as Diego Simeone led River to the 2008 Torneo Clausura championship, his first domestic title, and his performances meant he was linked with moves to a variety of clubs.
; 10 February 1986), also known as Radamel Falcao, or simply Falcao, is a Colombian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Ligue 1 club AS Monaco, for whom he also serves as captain, and the Colombia national team.
He is sometimes nicknamed "El Tigre" (Spanish for The Tiger) or "King of the Europa League".
Falcao began his career at Lanceros Boyacá, before moving to Argentinian club River Plate where he won the 2007–08 Clausura tournament.
In 2009, he joined Portuguese club Porto where he won several trophies, including the Europa League and Primeira Liga double in 2011.
Falcao retained his eye for goal and was instrumental in Nestor Gorosito's plans, having matured as a striker over the previous two years; he finished as top scorer with 43 goals.
Falcao was about to sign for Porto rivals Benfica days before, but the reluctance of its leaders to pay an additional €700,000 requested by Falcao dictated the end of negotiations; days later, Falcao joined Porto.however he would finish the season as the second-highest league scorer with 25 goals, behind only Benfica's Óscar Cardozo, who had 26.He scored in his last game of the season, the 2009–10 Taça de Portugal, where Porto won 2–1 against Chaves.He returned to the field in September, soon after the start of the 2006 Torneo Apertura, in which he made 12 appearances, mainly as a substitute; he scored just once, to seal a 2–0 win against Rosario Central that took River clear at the top of the table.A few days earlier, he made his debut in CONMEBOL competition, in the last eight of the 2006 Copa Sudamericana against Atlético Paranaense of Brazil.He went on to score three goals in as many games, making him one of the few to score four goals in the first four matchdays in the Portuguese league.