- Radamel Falcao has nailed a long-range goal that David Beckham would have been proud of.
- The AS Monaco striker scored from just outside the center circle during a French league cup match on Tuesday evening.
- Monaco beat Caen, 2-0, and progressed into the quarterfinals of the competition.
AS Monaco striker Radamel Falcao scored a David Beckham-style goal from 40 yards in a French league cup match against Caen on Tuesday.
Monaco already had a 1-0 advantage thanks to a Guido Carrillo goal in the first half, but Falcao doubled Monaco’s lead in the 85th minute.
Falcao received a short pass from his teammate Kévin N’Doram just outside the center circle. He took one touch, spotted Caen goalkeeper Brice Samba off his line, and then fired an opportunistic long-range strike beyond Samba’s reaches and into the net.
You can watch the incredible goal right here.
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Radamel Falcao from miles out.
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It can also be viewed here.
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Falcao’s goal sealed a 2-0 win for Monaco and guaranteed the team’s progression into the quarterfinals of the tournament.
The 31-year-old was recently named one of the most in-form center forwards in European football this season, according to research conducted by the Swiss think tank CIES Football Observatory.
The Colombian’s must-see goal was his 19th of the season.