Colombia striker Radamel Falcao has instructed that the 2019 Copa America, which begins in Brazil on Friday, could possibly be his final look within the continental match.
The 33-year-old, who missed the 2014 World Cup in Brazil with a critical knee harm, mentioned he takes nothing with no consideration as his worldwide profession enters its 13th 12 months.
“This can be the final Copa America for me, we do not know,” Falcao informed reporters on Thursday. “I am treating it as if that had been the case. It is a great way to attempt to get the very best out of myself.”
Falcao’s feedback got here as Colombia put together for his or her opening group B fixture in opposition to Argentina in Salvador on Saturday. The Cafeteros may also meet Paraguay and Qatar within the group stage.
Colombia haven’t overwhelmed Argentina since 2007 however Falcao believes the workforce is “nearer” to breaking their duck in opposition to the two-time world champions.
“We’re conscious that we’ve not received in opposition to them in a very long time, however we have now to maintain preventing. I believe we’re nearer,” the Monaco ahead mentioned.
“We should be attentive to the finer particulars, keep centered and play the way in which that we have now been coaching. In these kinds of matches the little issues could make an enormous distinction.”
Falcao, Colombia’s all-time main scorer with 34 targets in 85 worldwide matches, mentioned Argentina and Brazil had been favorites to win the world’s oldest continental soccer match.