Floro: United striker is the most complete footballer I've ever seen

Radamel Falcao

Canada manager Benito Floro has given huge praise to new Manchester United striker Radamel Falcao.

Ahead of their clash with Columbia tomorrow night, Canada's manager Benito Floro has been talking up the ability of United loanee Radamel Falcao.

The 28-year-old currently on loan from Monaco, is expected to start for Columbia after he played a major part in their 3-0 win over El Salvador on Saturday night. Falcao opened the scoring with a powerful header and then assisted both of Carlos Bacca's goals to clinch the win.

This has prompted the highest praise from the Canada boss, who has coached 19 teams in his managerial career, including Champions League title holders Real Madrid.

The Daily Star quotes the Spaniard as saying: "Falcao is the most complete footballer I have ever seen in my life.

"In the tactical sense, when you see it as a coach, you say you should do this and he is doing it, both in defence and attack. That is most important.

"He is a wonderful striker, an example to show how to do things in attack."

Falcao has had an impressive start to life as a Manchester United player, and appears to have already developed a fruitful partnership with Dutch striker Robin van Persie.

In the three games and one substitute appearance that Falcao has made for United, he has scored one and assisted two, both of which were for his Dutch team-mate.

Whilst it's true that when fully fit and firing, Falcao is one of the best players on the planet, but Floro's quotes make one wonder whether or not he has heard or seen of either Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi.

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