Apparently, soccer star Falcao is also amazing at baseball
Soccer star Falcao hits in the cage
If you aren't a soccer fan, you might not be familiar with Monaco striker Radamel Falcao. The Colombian star injured his knee in the run-up to the World Cup, and was forced to watch the international tournament from the sidelines (thankfully for Colombia, they had a more-than-worthy replacement).
But, rest assured, Falcao is a positively brilliant soccer player. And, apparently, he's also quite the whiz with the baseball bat.
While Monaco was in Miami to face off against Atlético Nacional in a match at Marlins Park, Falcao decided to take a trip into the batting cage to try his hand at baseball:
Sure, that line drive at the end nearly took his buddy's head off, but that's where you want to hit 'em if you want to get on base. All told, Falcao's got a pretty nice swing. He even posited this question on Twitter:
What do you think? I am ready for the Major League Baseball? http://t.co/GMecY3lGs4- Radamel Falcao (@FALCAO) July 24, 2014
Yes, Falcao, you are. The same cannot be said for fellow footballer Cristiano Ronaldo: