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Soccer-Falcao to undergo surgery on left knee injury - Monaco

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PARIS, Jan 23 (Reuters) - Colombia striker Radamel Falcao will undergo surgery on a left knee injury, his Ligue 1 club Monaco said on Thursday without elaborating on the length of his absence.

"Radamel Falcao suffered a lesion on his left knee's cruciate ligament. Surgery is necessary... the doctors will do everything they can to help Radamel Falcao recover as quickly as possible," Monaco said in a statement.

Falcao picked up the injury after scoring his team's first goal in a 3-0 win at amateurs Chasselay Monts d'Or Azergues in a last-32 French Cup game on Wednesday. (Reporting by Julien Pretot; Editing by Justin Palmer)

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