Manchester United and Chelsea flop Radamel Falcao says he is planning to hang his football boots and take up professional baseball.
Falcao's stay in the English Premier League was a nightmare to say the least, having only scored four goals out of 29 games at Old Trafford, and just one goal out of 12 games at Stamford Bridge.
However, Sun (UK), reports that the Colombian now wants to join Major League Baseball (MLB) and hopes to become a success.
"I think I'l start my career as a professional baseball player once my career in football is over," the Monaco star revealed.
Falcao hopes to emulate NBA legend Michael Jordan who switched from basketball to baseball., after growing up watching his father play the sport as a semi-professional.
"I want to copy Michael Jordan, even though he played basketball and didn't manage to play in the major league," Falcao said.
"I want to be the first person to switch from one sport to another wile remaining at the highest level. It is a real challenge," he went on.
The Miami Marlins fan helped Monaco win the French Ligue 1 in 2017, and has scored 13 goals from 31 games this season.
The 33-year-old spoke of his love for the game and said his experience from playing the sport in his early years would help him transition smoothly.
"In football the ball moves less quickly, so it is easy to deal with when you have learned the movements of baseball as I have.
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