Fear not, Manchester United fans. Falcao is still a baby boy.
The club has dismissed reports that the striker is actually 30, 2 years more than his on-the-books age of 28.
The striker, who has moved to United on an initial one-year loan from Monaco,dismissed similar claims as “ridiculous” last summer, and the Daily Mail reported that the Old Trafford club were satisfied there was no issue when assessing his documentation before the transfer.
A United spokesperson told the paper: “We were aware of the rumours, but it was never an issue for us.”
The Mail added that United’s primary concern in completing the deal was ensuring that the player had fully recovered after rupturing the anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee in January.