The amazing Falcão

When thinking about the name Falcão, probably many people might think about Colombian striker Radamel Falcao García. However, probably not many people know that the Colombian player is named after a Brazilian legend. Radamel’s father was a big fan of this player. It is possible to visit 1xBet – make a sport bet Uganda and wager on the best players that Colombia has to offer.

We are talking about Paulo Roberto Falcão, or simply Falcão. He was a very talented midfielder who had an incredible career. He is considered as one of the best Brazilian midfielders ever.

Curiously, before Francesco Totti became a Roma legend, Falcão was considered as the “eighth king of Rome”. This is because the Brazilian played on that squad between 1980 and 1985, impressing everybody with his feats. The 1xBet Uganda platform is a great place to make a sports bet on Roma and all the other teams of the Italian Serie A.

An extremely talented player

Falcão played professionally between 1972 and 1986. He spent the entirety of his career in Brazilian and Italian football. While waiting for the games of those competitions, visit 1xBet – play online slots Uganda, which can be very entertaining and rewarding.

The teams where Falcão played were:

  • Internacional de Porto Alegre;
  • Roma;
  • and São Paulo.

At the same time, Falcão impressed all the football world while playing for the Brazilian national team. He did so between 1976 and 1986. He was part of the squad that played in the 1982 FIFA World Cup. In this competition, he was part of an incredible midfield with fellow teammates Éder, Sócrates and Zico. Before the next FIFA World Cup, you can play some of the great online slots available on the 1xBet Uganda website.

A fantastic midfielder

Falcão could be considered as a very complete player. His preferred position was in the midfield. Whenever great midfielders are on the football field, you can bet on them at the website.

The Brazilian played mostly very deep in the midfield, usually behind classical number 10s such as Zico. From that position, he was capable of starting deadly attacks with his excellent vision and passing.

However, since he played very deep in the midfield, he was also tasked with doing some defensive work for his teams. He also excelled in this task. He was capable of recovering balls with ease, and immediately starting deadly counter-attacks. This makes Falcão one of the most complete midfielders ever. Whenever players of this quality are in the football field, don’t forget to wager on them at the 1xBet platform.


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