15 and a half years after their debut in February 2007, Radamel Falcao (36 years old) reached versus Guatemala the 100 official matches with the national team Colombiaof which he is the top scorer in its history and one of the top banners of the team led by the Argentine Nestor Lawrencewho debuted on the bench of the ‘Tricolor’ against the Central American team.
Falcao debuted with the absolute Colombian team on February 7, 2007 against Uruguay from the hand of George Louis Pinto and in his second game, against Montenegrin, scored his first goal. Since then, the ‘Tiger’ has made one hundred games with the national team, seventy-seven as a starter, and has played three Copa América and the 2018 World Cup in Russia.
“Thank you Colombia”
“It’s been 16 years and counting. I would like to thank the entire country for the trust and unconditional support. To my colleagues, technicians and friends who have made it possible to get here. To my family and above all to God who fulfills dreams. Thank you Colombia “, he expressed Falcao on their social networks.
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With 35 goals, Falcao He is the team’s all-time top scorer ahead of James Rodriguezwhich adds up to 25 points.
Falcao He is the sixth most capped player in the history of Colombia behind of David Ospina (126), John William Square (112), Carlos Valderrama (111), Mario Alberto Yepes (102) and Leonel Alvarez (101).