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Porto snap up River Plate striker Falcao

Jul 15--River Plate's Colombian international Radamel Falcao Garcia is joining Portuguese champions Porto.


The striker, known by his middle name Falcao, is moving for 5.5 million euros on a five-year contract, River vice-president Domingo Diaz told a local radio station.

The 23-year-old, who has played 14 times for Colombia, is seen as replacing Argentina striker Lisandro Lopez who left Porto for France's Olympique Lyon last week.
 
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