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WATCH: Falcao Curls Home Outrageous Effort En Route To His Hat-Trick

Joe Baiamonte

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WATCH: Falcao Curls Home Outrageous Effort En Route To His Hat-Trick

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Monaco may have sold off several of the players who were key components in their Ligue Un title winning campaign, last season, but the French champions still possess plenty of quality within their first team squad, as Radamel Falcao so brutally proved, this afternoon.

Ever since his torrid time in England, with Manchester United and Chelsea respectively, the Colombian goal machine has been desperate to prove his critics wrong and has done so in emphatic fashion, firing home 30 goals in 43 games last season and hitting a hat-trick against Dijon, today.

While all the talk in recent weeks has surrounded the future of teenage sensation Kylian Mbappe, who continues to be linked with a mega money move to one of Real Madrid or Paris Saint-Germain, it was the South American veteran who proved that there is more to Monaco than their 18-year-old prodigy, with a vintage performance, complete with an early contender for goal of the season.

El Tigre would complete his hat-trick in the 51st minute to put the French champions into a 4-1 lead and the plaudits poured in for the former Atletico Madrid and Porto hitman.

After two terrible, injury ridden seasons in the Premier League, it's great to see one of this generation's finest number nines back to his imperious best. Long may it continue.

Topics: Football, Radamel Falcao, AS Monaco

Joe Baiamonte
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