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Radamel Falcao ruled out of FifaWorld Cup

(MENAFN - Khaleej Times) Falcao nicknamed tiger was a key element of the colombia squad that finished second to argentina in the south american qualifying group scoring nine goals in 13 matches.

colombia striker radamel falcao has failed to recover from knee surgery and was left out of their world cup squad on monday coach jose pekerman announced. the 28-year-old ruptured the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee while playing for monaco in a french cup match in january.

falcao nicknamed tiger was a key element of the colombia squad that finished second to argentina in the south american qualifying group scoring nine goals in 13 matches.

defender luis amaranto perea who has been recovering from injury and forward luis muriel also missed the cut from pekerman’s provisional squad. “i had lots of hopes but well we’ve got to press on and support the team from the outside and wish all my teammates the best for a good world cup” falcao said.


Radamel Falcao ruled out of FifaWorld Cup

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