Radamel Falcao García, striker for the Colombia team, is one of the most respected figures in world football. Wearing the colors of Atlético de Madrid, the samarium became one of the best in the world in its position. Now, after almost two years in Turkey, he has returned to the city that saw him triumph.
After three knockout matches for the Colombia team, Falcao boarded a private flight almost immediately. After several hours of travel, the ‘9 ′ of the’ Tricolor ‘arrived at the Adolfo Suárez de Barajas airport at 3:30 in the afternoon from Spain.
Despite his quick arrival, the 35-year-old athlete will not be able to play the next game, which will be played against Levante UD in the city of Valencia. However, as soon as he arrived in the Iberian country, the player was received with a scarf in the colors of the Vallecas team: red and white.
“Welcome, Falcao!” wrote the official account of the team, attaching the photo that officializes the arrival of the Colombian on Madrid soil. The publication already has more than 15 thousand ‘likes’ and more than 1,500 ‘retweets’.
Quickly, the forward responded enthusiastically: “Come on, Rayo Vallecano. I want to see them ”, he trilled in response. In turn, the Colombian shared the image on his official Instagram, a social network in which he already has more than 100,000 likes.
For his part, the president of Rayo Vallecano, Raúl Martín Presa, confirmed that the Colombian would be presented next Monday. “We will surely present Falcao on Monday, because we will play tomorrow. It is impossible for him to play tomorrow because he has played for 12 hours and has no recovery. You have to pass a medical examination as well. Our party has not been postponed and we have to adapt ”, he assured, as reported by the Marca media.
The owner of the team, in turn, praised the Colombian and compared him to big names in the sport. “How can there be no expectation. I believe that, from my humble point of view, we are talking, together with Hugo Sánchez and Pelé, of one of the three best spikers in the history of football. It is a privilege to be able to see him at Rayo Vallecano and in the Spanish League. We are very happy to have the one who for me is the best spiker that has existed on the planet of football in the last 25 years ”, he secured an awards event in Madrid.
On the other hand, David Cobeño, the team’s sports director, told El Tiempo that they expect many goals from the Colombian. “What we are looking for is that he gives us that extra goal, because he has always scored many goals in the teams he has been in, and I am sure that in Vallecas he will continue with that dynamic and will help us a lot in that goal. ”, said the official of the Vallecas cadre.
Previously, the Vallecas district team published a video with a message from the player to all his fans, “Hello rayistas, my name is Radamel Falcao and I am very happy to become a Rayo player. I can’t wait to see each other in Vallecas, a big hug for everyone”, said the Colombian, who would sign a one-season contract in the next few hours.