Radamel Falcao reveal plans to become baseball star after football

Radamel Falcao reveal plans to become baseball star after football

Radamel Falcao, former Manchester United and Chelsea star, has revealed he will go into baseball after hanging his football boots.

The 33-year-old currently plays for French League side AS Monaco and his current deal expected to expire in the summer of 2020.

He has scored 12 goals and registered two assists in 25 French League appearances this campaign, as his side sit just one spot above relegation waters.

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The Colombia forward represented both Man United and Chelsea but his reign at both clubs was unsuccessful.

However, Sun (UK), reports that the Colombian now wants to join Major League Baseball (MLB) and hopes to become a success.

"I think I'l start my career as a professional baseball player once my career in football is over," the Monaco star revealed.

Falcao hopes to emulate NBA legend Michael Jordan who switched from basketball to baseball., after growing up watching his father play the sport as a semi-professional.

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"I want to copy Michael Jordan, even though he played basketball and didn't manage to play in the major league," Falcao said.

"I want to be the first person to switch from one sport to another wile remaining at the highest level. It is a real challenge," he went on.

The Miami Marlins fan helped Monaco win the French Ligue 1 in 2017 and has scored 13 goals from 31 games this season.

The 33-year-old spoke of his love for the game and said his experience from playing the sport in his early years would help him transition smoothly.

"In football the ball moves less quickly, so it is easy to deal with when you have learned the movements of baseball as I have.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Monaco former manager Thierry Henry has showered praise on Radamel Falcao describing his forward as the club's charismatic leader.

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