15 Facts About Spanish Professional Footballer Diego Costa

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15 Facts About Spanish Professional Footballer Diego Costa

1# Diego da Silva Costa is popularly known as Diego Costa.

2# He was born on 7 October 1988 in Lagarto, Brazil.

3# He was born to José de Jesus and Josileide.

4# He is a professional footballer.

5# He plays as a striker for Spanish club Atlético Madrid and the Spanish national team.

6# He is a talented striker whose main attributes are his physicality, goalscoring and ability to keep possession.

7# Costa has been criticised and punished for several confrontations with opponents.

8# He began his career with Braga and Penafiel in Portugal.

9# Internationally, Costa played twice for his native Brazil in 2013.

10# He made his debut for his adopted nation in March 2014, and represented them at the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

11# He is playing under jersey number 18.

12# He stands 6 feet and 1 inch tall.

13# His approximate weight is around  87 kg.

14# He earns 8.32 million GBP as his yearly salary.

15# He holds the nationality of Brazil and Spain as well.

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