Falcao urges people to ‘stay at home’ in Turkey amid coronavirus outbreak but he is set to play for Galatasaray on Sunday

SALVADOR, BRAZIL - JUNE 23: Radamel Falcao of Colombia kicks the ball during the Copa America Brazil 2019 group B match between Colombia and Paraguay at Arena Fonte Nova on June 23, 2019 in Salvador, Brazil. (Photo by Bruna Prado/Getty Images)

Radamel Falcao has urged people in Turkey to stay at home to prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

The Colombia international is based in Istanbul, Turkey with his family.

The Galatasaray striker sent the following messages out on his Instagram stories.

READ: Turkish league will not be suspended despite coronavirus outbreak says federation president, all games will resume without fans until end of April

Despite most leagues across Europe currently suspended the Super Lig will go ahead this weekend without disruptions.

Turkish league games will be played without fans until the end of April as confirmed by the Turkish Football Federation president Nihat Ozdemir.

Falcao has not publically criticized the decision but he did offer his support to John Obi Mikel who sent out an Instagram post calling for the league to be suspended.

Mikel had his contract terminated through mutual consent just a few days later.

Falcao started for Galatasaray in the Istanbul derby clash against Besiktas last week.

The Red-Yellows held the Black Eagles to a goalless draw.

The experienced striker has been in impressive form for the Lions in 2020.

Falcao has six goals and one assist in seven games this year. In total he has found the back of the net 10 times in his 20 appearances in all competitions this season.