Ex-Atletico Madrid striker Falcao accused of being two years older

Former Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao is being accused of falsifying his age. The new AS Monaco signing may be two years older than his official FIFA age.

Former Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao is being accused of falsifying his age.

The new AS Monaco signing may be two years older than his official FIFA age.

Falcao, officially 27, is regarded as one of the top strikers in the world, and the mega-rich French club fought off competition to sign him from Atletico Madrid.

But new reports in the striker's home of Colombia have uncovered documents from his primary school days making him 29 - with his birth date as February 10 1984, not the same day in 1986 as per his FIFA registration.

Falcao's father has spoken out to deny the allegations.

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