Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 9/30/12
Atletico Madrid striker Radamel Falcao is more focused on helping his team than on his goal-scoring race against Lionel Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo (to wing the "Pichichi" award in La Liga). After scoring two goals against Betis on Wednesday, the Colombian star has now accumulated seven goals in five league games this season, surpassing Messi who has six. "I didn't say I wanted to compete with Cristiano and Messi," Falcao said. "I simply want to score goals to help my team, nothing more. At the end, we'll see where I am. The most important thing is that the team reaches...

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