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DIEGO COSTA

DIEGO COSTA
Chelsea FC (ENG)
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Full name Diego da Silva Costa  
Date of Birth October 7, 1988
Birthplace Lagarto, Brazil
Height 188 cm
Position Forward (or left winger / right winger)
Foot Right
Nationality Spanish (and Brazilian)
Club Chelsea FC (ENG)
Nation Spain
Int. debut For Brazil: Age 24 (March 21, 2013 - vs. Italy)
For Spain: Age 25 (March 5, 2014 - vs. Italy)
World Cups 2 matches (2014)
Honours Club
2
UEFA Super Cups (2010, 2012)
1 Spanish Championship (2013-14)
1 English Championship (2014-15)
1 Spanish Cup (2012-13)
1 English League Cup (2014-15)

 


 

 

 

 

 

 

 


TFR PLAYERS
Teams represented (central column) +
TFR Players Rankings (right column)
2016-17 Chelsea (ENG)
40
2015-16 Chelsea (ENG)
106
2014-15 Chelsea (ENG)
96
2013-14 Atlético Madrid (SPA)
11
2012-13 Atlético Madrid (SPA)
133
2011-12 Rayo Vallecano (SPA)
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- Atlético Madrid (SPA)
-
2010-11 Atlético Madrid (SPA)
-
2009-10 Valladolid (SPA)
-
2008-09 Albacete (SPA)
-
2007-08 Celta Vigo (SPA)
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OTHER TFR RANKINGS
2016-17 Top Scorers
19
2015-16 None
-
2014-15 Top Scorers
21
2013-14 Top Scorers
4
2012-13 None
-
2011-12 None
-
2010-11 None
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2009-10 None
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2008-09 None
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2007-08 None
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DID YOU KNOW ?

Diego Costa started his career at Barcelona Esportivo Capela in São Paulo, being limited to street football until the age of 16.

On July 8, 2009, he was sold from Atlético Madrid to Real Valladolid as part of the deal that sent goalkeeper Sergio Asenjo in the opposite direction. The transfer included a buy-back option which were activated by Atlético at the end of the season.

On March 5, 2013, Diego Costa was called up by Brazilian national team coach Luiz Felipe Scolari for friendlies with Italy
and Russia. He made his debut against Italy 16 days later.

On October 29, 2013, Diego Costa declared that he wished to play international football for Spain after having been granted Spanish nationality a few months earlier.