Diego Costa

Date of birth07 October 1988
Place of birthLagarto, Brazil
NationalitySpanish
Weight78 kg
Height1.86 m
PositionForward

Full name is: Diego da Silva Costa.


Diego Costa played twice for Brazil in 2013, but later declared his desire to represent Spain, having been granted Spanish citizenship in September 2013. He made his debut for his adopted nation in March 2014.

He was included in Spain's squad for the 2014 World Cup.

Club history

Team Joined Left Loan / Trialist
Sporting Braga 01 Jul 2006 01 Dec 2006
Penafiel 01 Sep 2006 30 Nov 2006 L
Atlético Madrid 01 Dec 2006 08 Jul 2009
Sporting Braga 01 Jan 2007 31 May 2007 L
Celta Vigo 25 Aug 2007 31 May 2008 L
Albacete Balompié 23 Aug 2008 31 May 2009 L
Valladolid 08 Jul 2009 01 Jun 2010
Atlético Madrid 01 Jun 2010 15 Jul 2014
Rayo Vallecano 23 Jan 2012 31 May 2012 L
Chelsea 15 Jul 2014 01 Jan 2018
Atlético Madrid 01 Jan 2018

Club stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2006-07 Sporting Braga UEFA Cup
1
2011-12 Atlético Madrid UEFA Europa League 11
1
3
2
2012-13 Atlético Madrid UEFA Europa League 5
2
1
1
2013-14 Atlético Madrid UEFA Champions League 9
8
2
2014-15 Chelsea FA Cup
1
2014-15 Chelsea League Cup 3
1
1
2014-15 Chelsea Premier League 24
2
20
8
2014-15 Chelsea UEFA Champions League 5
2
1
2015-16 Chelsea FA Cup 4
2
1
2015-16 Chelsea League Cup 1
2015-16 Chelsea Premier League 27
1
12
8
2015-16 Chelsea UEFA Champions League 7
1
2
1
2016-17 Chelsea FA Cup 3
2
2
1
2016-17 Chelsea League Cup
2
2016-17 Chelsea Premier League 35
20
10
2017-18 Atlético Madrid UEFA Europa League 1
1
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

Club matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
08 Mar 2007 Sporting Braga v Tottenham Hotspur L 2-3 UEFA Cup Round of 16 1st leg


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International stats

Season Team Competition Apps Subs Goals Y R
2012-13 Brazil International Friendly
2
2013-14 Spain FIFA World Cup 2
2013-14 Spain International Friendly 2
2014-15 Spain International Friendly 1
2014-15 Spain UEFA European Championship 2
1
2
2015-16 Spain International Friendly 1
2015-16 Spain UEFA European Championship 2
1
2016-17 Spain FIFA World Cup 5
5
1
2016-17 Spain International Friendly
1
2017-18 Spain FIFA World Cup 4
3
2017-18 Spain International Friendly 2
2
1


Please note: Career stats are based on performances in the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.

International matches

Date Match Result Competition Round
21 Mar 2013 Brazil v Italy D 2-2 International Friendly
25 Mar 2013 Brazil v Russia D 1-1 International Friendly
05 Mar 2014 Spain v Italy W 1-0 International Friendly
07 Jun 2014 El Salvador v Spain W 0-2 International Friendly
13 Jun 2014 Spain v Netherlands L 1-5 FIFA World Cup Finals Group B
18 Jun 2014 Spain v Chile L 0-2 FIFA World Cup Finals Group B
04 Sep 2014 France v Spain L 1-0 International Friendly
09 Oct 2014 Slovakia v Spain L 2-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group C
12 Oct 2014 Luxembourg v Spain W 0-4 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group C
05 Sep 2015 Spain v Slovakia W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group C
08 Sep 2015 FYR Macedonia v Spain W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group C
13 Nov 2015 Spain v England W 2-0 International Friendly
01 Sep 2016 Belgium v Spain W 0-2 International Friendly
05 Sep 2016 Spain v Liechtenstein W 8-0 FIFA World Cup Europe group G
06 Oct 2016 Italy v Spain D 1-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group G
09 Oct 2016 Albania v Spain W 0-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group G
24 Mar 2017 Spain v Israel W 4-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group G
11 Jun 2017 FYR Macedonia v Spain W 1-2 FIFA World Cup Europe group G
23 Mar 2018 Germany v Spain D 1-1 International Friendly
27 Mar 2018 Spain v Argentina W 6-1 International Friendly
03 Jun 2018 Spain v Switzerland D 1-1 International Friendly
09 Jun 2018 Tunisia v Spain W 0-1 International Friendly
15 Jun 2018 Portugal v Spain D 3-3 FIFA World Cup Group B
20 Jun 2018 Iran v Spain W 0-1 FIFA World Cup Group B
25 Jun 2018 Spain v Morocco D 2-2 FIFA World Cup Group B
01 Jul 2018 Spain v Russia L 1-1 (3-4) FIFA World Cup Finals - Round of 16


Please note: Match history is complete for the Premier and Football Leagues and (in most cases all) internationals.