"Stay calm, I'm already working on my rehabilitation". On Saturday in Porto, the Colombian attacker underwent a knee reconstruction on his left knee and is hopeful of being back in time for the World Cup this summer.
"When they told me how serious the injury was, they said I had a slim chance of making it to the World Cup, but I am going to give it my best shot," declared the Asémiste No.9. "I'm convinced everything will well. I know I will have to give everything, every day."
Treated in a hyperbaric chamber
Desperate to make it back in time, Falcao has already started. Since Monday, he has been working on his rehabilitation where he will spend the next three weeks, at the FC Porto training centre, his former club from 2009 at 2011.
"He will also receive treatment in a hyperbaric chamber to help with his rehabilitation," stated José Carlos Noronha, his surgeon. The best possible treatment, but also an incredible popular support, that will boost El Tigre in his race against the clock, the most important of his life, the dream of any young footballer, to represent your country in the World Cup...