Radamel Falcao reveals his Man United idols

The Manchester United striker says that Ryan Giggs, David Beckham and Erik Cantona were among his idols

The Sport Review staff
By The Sport Review staff

Radamel Falcao has revealed that former Manchester United forward Ruud van Nistelrooy was one of his footballing idols.

The Colombia international, who joined the Red Devils on loan from Monaco in the summer, says that he was a keen admirer of the Dutch striker.

Falcao, 28, also singled out the likes of David Beckham and Ryan Giggs as some of his favourite former Red Devils stars.

“I always admired Ruud van Nistelrooy in my position. He was a star attraction for me,” Falcao told Inside United.

“Ryan Giggs and Paul Scholes too, for their style of play,” he said. “It is much admired by players from all over the world.

“David Beckham, of course. I couldn’t fail to mention him, as he has opened up the routes between continents as a footballer. They are legends who press all the right hero buttons.

“Eric Cantona as well – he was a very exciting and entertaining player to watch.”

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