He cut the drought and increased his record: Radamel Falcao and what he achieved with his goal against Paraguay

He had barely entered as a replacement for Rafael Santos Borré. He hadn’t been on the field for more than a minute and Radamel Falcao scored the second goal in the victory of the Colombian national team before his counterpart from Paraguay. It was an accurate header with which he showed that he is more current than ever and that he plans to lead the process of the new coach Néstor Lorenzo, who has changed the face of the Colombian team and that has been reflected in the last victories against Guatemala and Mexico for international friendlies.

Radamel Falcao Garcia he needed less than a minute to score again for the national team. In this way, the current Rayo Vallecano striker continues to write history in the Colombian team. Although he seems like an insignificant goal, the reality is that he has been used for many things. For example, to get in shape for the next South American Qualifiers and increase his scoring record.

Radamel Falcao ended a long drought

The ‘Tiger’ is one of the most important scorers in South America. He was even considered the best striker in the world in his prime, when he wore the Atlético de Madrid jersey. However, in recent years he had not scored many goals with the Colombian team. His last goal had been more than two years ago, when he scored in the 2-2 draw against Chile for the Qatar Qualifiers.

The ‘Tiger’ increased his record in the national team

Radamel Falcao celebrated again after a while and He reached 36 goals with the Colombian national team jersey. He is the all-time top scorer, and it looks like they will stay in that position for a long time. In second place is his partner James Rodríguez. The Olympiacos striker has 25 goals in Colombia, 11 less than “Tigre”.

Falcao has more than 100 matches in the national team

Before Guatemala, Radamel Falcao reached his 100th match with the Colombian national team jersey. Since he debuted, the ‘Tiger’ has played three Qualifiers (2010, 2014 and 2018) and the same number of Copas América and one World Cup. He fulfilled one of his childhood dreams by scoring in Colombia’s victory over Poland in the group stage of the 2018 World Cup in Russia.

Falcao: the historical record he has in his sights

The Rayo Vallecano striker is just 7 goals away from becoming the top Colombian club scorer. The ranking is led by the legendary Víctor Hugo Aristizábal, who became a legend in Atlético Nacional and in Brazilian soccer. He has 346 goals at the club level. In second place is Radamel Falcao with 340 goals. Will it happen in the remainder of the season?


Leave a Reply