Colombian forward Radamel Falcao joins Spanish club Rayo Vallecano

Radamel Falcao who plays as a forward for the Colombia national football team has joined the Spanish side Rayo Vallecano after terminating his contract with Galatasaray S.K.

The Colombian forward Radamel Falcao has officially joined the La Liga side named Rayo Vallecano. The 35-year-old forward who has played in many big clubs in Europe has now decided to go to the Spanish side. Radamel terminated his contract with the Super Lig club named Galatasaray as he no more wanted to serve for the club and wanted a new challenge. So, by mutual consent with the Super Lig club, he decided to leave them on Wednesday.

Falcao joined Galatasaray in the 2019-20 season on a free transfer after his contract with the Ligue 1 club Monaco was expired. The 35-year-old Colombian forward played 2 seasons for the club before joining the Spanish club. In his whole career, Falcao has played for many big clubs in Europe which include Porto, one of the reputed sides in the Portuguese league named Primeira Liga, Athletico Madrid for two seasons, and then the club he served for most of his career, Monaco. After playing the 13/14 and 14/15 seasons in the French Club, the Colombian striker went for a loan to Premier League giants Manchester United. Despite playing only a single season he performed well for the Red Devils.


In July 2015, the forward went to United’s rival club Chelsea that was also on loan from Monaco and played there till his contract with the Ligue 1 said expired. Now, Falcao is back in the Spanish League and this time he will be seen playing in Rayo Vallecano’s shirt, the club who is back in the top flight this season after getting promotion in 2020/21. The club has also officially announced the signing of the Colombian forward. However, the club has not mentioned the period of the contract in their official statement.