Colombian striker Radamel Falcao,
the third best scorer in the Spanish league at the close of the 2011/12 season
has set his sights if being the top scorer at the close of the 2012/13 season.
The Atletico Madrid hit man nailed 24 goals at the close of the season to fall way short of Cristiano Ronaldo’s 46 and Lionel Messi’s 50 who claimed the Pichichi.
But he believes he will beat them to it this time round
-Their (Ronaldo and Messi) number of goals is not impossible for me. What I want is to celebrate a good season with the fans. And with my goals and those of the rest of the team I know they will be happy. 'Pichichi'? Why not? With faith everything is possible, he was quoted by soccernet.espn.go.com
€40 million swoop
-I am very excited about the new season. The team is more stable and we know each other better. In my case I am more adapted to La Liga. On a personal and collective level we are able to improve on what we did last year."
Falcao, 26, join Atletico Madrid from Portuguese side Porto at the close of the 2010/11 season in a €40 million swoop.