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Turkey: Colombian legend Radamel Falcao given hero's welcome at Galatasaray

Turkey, Istanbul
September 05, 2019 at 00:57 GMT +00:00 · Published

Thousands of fans turned out for Galatasaray's official presentation ceremony for Colombian striker Radamel Falcao in Istanbul on Wednesday.

Supporters filled the Turk Telekom stadium, releasing flares and chanting the name of the former Porto and Atletico Madrid star.

Colombia's all-time top scorer had already been greeted by some 25,000 fans at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport after arriving from Monaco on a free transfer.

The striker got his breakthrough following a prolific spell at River Plate in Buenos Aires before moving to Europe where he earned his reputation as one of world football's most lethal finishers.

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Thousands of fans turned out for Galatasaray's official presentation ceremony for Colombian striker Radamel Falcao in Istanbul on Wednesday.

Supporters filled the Turk Telekom stadium, releasing flares and chanting the name of the former Porto and Atletico Madrid star.

Colombia's all-time top scorer had already been greeted by some 25,000 fans at Istanbul's Ataturk Airport after arriving from Monaco on a free transfer.

The striker got his breakthrough following a prolific spell at River Plate in Buenos Aires before moving to Europe where he earned his reputation as one of world football's most lethal finishers.

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