Official: Former Chelsea striker joins La Liga club

Rayo Vallecano have confirmed the signing of former Chelsea and Manchester United Radamel Falcao.

The 35-year-old Colombian centre-forward joins the newly promoted La Liga side after a two-year spell in Turkey with Galatasaray, and will bring a wealth of experience to Vallecas.

OFICIAL | @FALCAO nuevo jugador del Rayo Vallecano.
¡Bienvenido a Vallecas! ⚡️ 🐅

— Rayo Vallecano (@RayoVallecano) September 4, 2021

Falcao joined Atletico Madrid from Porto in 2011, and enjoyed two prolific years in the Spanish capital.

He scored 70 goals in 91 games at the Vicente Calderon, winning the Copa del Rey, the Europa League and the European Super Cup.

He then joined Monaco, from whom he embarked on loan spells with Manchester United and Chelsea before joining Galatasaray in 2019.

He’s scored 35 goals in 91 games for Colombia.