Radamel Falcao, a striker for the Colombian national team, was supposed to be one of the guys that everybody would be talking about during the upcoming 2014 World Cup. But unfortunately, he won't be able to participate in the Cup with the Colombia team. He suffered a knee injury in AS Monaco's 3-0 victory over Chasselay yesterday shortly after scoring a goal. And unfortunately, that knee injury turned out to be worse than expected:
Colombian star forward Radamel Falcao will miss the World Cup with a torn ACL. Crushing news for El Tigre.— Grant Wahl (@GrantWahl) January 23, 2014
What a bad break for Colombia—and for all of the soccer fans out there who were hoping to get a glimpse of Falcao on the world's biggest stage.
[via BBC Sport]