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
15 Sep 2011 Atletico Madrid v Celtic W 2-0 UEFA Europa League Group I
29 Sep 2011 Rennes v Atletico Madrid D 1-1 UEFA Europa League Group I
20 Oct 2011 Udinese v Atletico Madrid L 2-0 UEFA Europa League Group I
03 Nov 2011 Atletico Madrid v Udinese W 4-0 UEFA Europa League Group I
30 Nov 2011 Celtic v Atletico Madrid W 0-1 UEFA Europa League Group I
15 Dec 2011 Atletico Madrid v Rennes W 3-1 UEFA Europa League Group I
16 Feb 2012 Lazio v Atletico Madrid W 1-3 UEFA Europa League Round of 32 1st leg
29 Mar 2012 Atletico Madrid v Hannover 96 W 2-1 UEFA Europa League Quarter-final 1st leg
05 Apr 2012 Hannover 96 v Atletico Madrid W 1-2
Agg: 2-4
UEFA Europa League Quarter-final 2nd leg
19 Apr 2012 Atletico Madrid v Valencia W 4-2 UEFA Europa League Semi-final 1st leg
26 Apr 2012 Valencia v Atletico Madrid W 0-1
Agg: 2-5
UEFA Europa League Semi-final 2nd leg
09 May 2012 Atletico Madrid v Athletic Bilbao W 3-0 UEFA Europa League Final
20 Sep 2012 Hapoel Tel Aviv v Atletico Madrid W 0-3 UEFA Europa League Group B
04 Oct 2012 Atletico Madrid v Viktoria Plzen W 1-0 UEFA Europa League Group B
25 Oct 2012 Atletico Madrid v Academica Coimbra W 2-1 UEFA Europa League Group B
22 Nov 2012 Atletico Madrid v Hapoel Tel Aviv W 1-0 UEFA Europa League Group B
06 Dec 2012 Viktoria Plzen v Atletico Madrid L 1-0 UEFA Europa League Group B
21 Mar 2013 Brazil v Italy D 2-2 International Friendly
25 Mar 2013 Brazil v Russia D 1-1 International Friendly
22 Oct 2013 Austria Wien v Atletico Madrid W 0-3 UEFA Champions League Group G
06 Nov 2013 Atletico Madrid v Austria Wien W 4-0 UEFA Champions League Group G
11 Dec 2013 Atletico Madrid v FC Porto W 2-0 UEFA Champions League Group G
19 Feb 2014 AC Milan v Atletico Madrid W 0-1 UEFA Champions League Round of 16 1st leg
05 Mar 2014 Spain v Italy W 1-0 International Friendly
11 Mar 2014 Atletico Madrid v AC Milan W 4-1
Agg: 5-1
UEFA Champions League Round of 16 2nd leg
01 Apr 2014 Barcelona v Atletico Madrid D 1-1 UEFA Champions League Quarter-final 1st leg
22 Apr 2014 Atletico Madrid v Chelsea D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Semi-final 1st leg
30 Apr 2014 Chelsea v Atletico Madrid W 1-3
Agg: 1-3
UEFA Champions League Semi-final 2nd leg
24 May 2014 Atletico Madrid v Real Madrid L 1-4 UEFA Champions League Final
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
18 Aug 2014 Burnley v Chelsea W 1-3 Premier League
23 Aug 2014 Chelsea v Leicester City W 2-0 Premier League
30 Aug 2014 Everton v Chelsea W 3-6 Premier League
04 Sep 2014 France v Spain L 1-0 International Friendly
13 Sep 2014 Chelsea v Swansea City W 4-2 Premier League
17 Sep 2014 Chelsea v Schalke 04 D 1-1 UEFA Champions League Group G
21 Sep 2014 Manchester City v Chelsea D 1-1 Premier League
27 Sep 2014 Chelsea v Aston Villa W 3-0 Premier League
30 Sep 2014 Sporting Clube Portugal v Chelsea W 0-1 UEFA Champions League Group G
05 Oct 2014 Chelsea v Arsenal W 2-0 Premier League
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
01 Nov 2014 Chelsea v Queens Park Rangers W 2-1 Premier League
05 Nov 2014 NK Maribor v Chelsea D 1-1 UEFA Champions League Group G
08 Nov 2014 Liverpool v Chelsea W 1-2 Premier League
22 Nov 2014 Chelsea v West Bromwich Albion W 2-0 Premier League
25 Nov 2014 Schalke 04 v Chelsea W 0-5 UEFA Champions League Group G
29 Nov 2014 Sunderland v Chelsea D 0-0 Premier League
06 Dec 2014 Newcastle United v Chelsea L 2-1 Premier League
10 Dec 2014 Chelsea v Sporting Clube Portugal W 3-1 UEFA Champions League Group G
13 Dec 2014 Chelsea v Hull City W 2-0 Premier League
22 Dec 2014 Stoke City v Chelsea W 0-2 Premier League
26 Dec 2014 Chelsea v West Ham United W 2-0 Premier League
28 Dec 2014 Southampton v Chelsea D 1-1 Premier League
01 Jan 2015 Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea L 5-3 Premier League
04 Jan 2015 Chelsea v Watford W 3-0 FA Cup 3rd round
10 Jan 2015 Chelsea v Newcastle United W 2-0 Premier League
17 Jan 2015 Swansea City v Chelsea W 0-5 Premier League
20 Jan 2015 Liverpool v Chelsea D 1-1 League Cup Semi-final 1st leg
27 Jan 2015 Chelsea v Liverpool W 1-0
Agg: 2-1
League Cup Semi-final 2nd leg
17 Feb 2015 Paris St Germain v Chelsea D 1-1 UEFA Champions League Round of 16 1st leg
21 Feb 2015 Chelsea v Burnley D 1-1 Premier League
01 Mar 2015 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur W 2-0 League Cup Final
04 Mar 2015 West Ham United v Chelsea W 0-1 Premier League
11 Mar 2015 Chelsea v Paris St Germain D 2-2
Agg: 3-3
UEFA Champions League Round of 16 2nd leg
15 Mar 2015 Chelsea v Southampton D 1-1 Premier League
22 Mar 2015 Hull City v Chelsea W 2-3 Premier League
04 Apr 2015 Chelsea v Stoke City W 2-1 Premier League
18 May 2015 West Bromwich Albion v Chelsea L 3-0 Premier League
24 May 2015 Chelsea v Sunderland W 3-1 Premier League
08 Aug 2015 Chelsea v Swansea City D 2-2 Premier League
16 Aug 2015 Manchester City v Chelsea L 3-0 Premier League
23 Aug 2015 West Bromwich Albion v Chelsea W 2-3 Premier League
29 Aug 2015 Chelsea v Crystal Palace L 1-2 Premier League
05 Sep 2015 Spain v Slovakia W 2-0 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group C
08 Sep 2015 North Macedonia v Spain W 0-1 UEFA European Championship Qualifying group C
12 Sep 2015 Everton v Chelsea L 3-1 Premier League
16 Sep 2015 Chelsea v Maccabi Tel Aviv W 4-0 UEFA Champions League Group G
19 Sep 2015 Chelsea v Arsenal W 2-0 Premier League
29 Sep 2015 FC Porto v Chelsea L 2-1 UEFA Champions League Group G
17 Oct 2015 Chelsea v Aston Villa W 2-0 Premier League
20 Oct 2015 Dynamo Kiev v Chelsea D 0-0 UEFA Champions League Group G
24 Oct 2015 West Ham United v Chelsea L 2-1 Premier League
27 Oct 2015 Stoke City v Chelsea L 1-1 (4-5) League Cup 4th round
31 Oct 2015 Chelsea v Liverpool L 1-3 Premier League
04 Nov 2015 Chelsea v Dynamo Kiev W 2-1 UEFA Champions League Group G
07 Nov 2015 Stoke City v Chelsea L 1-0 Premier League
13 Nov 2015 Spain v England W 2-0 International Friendly
21 Nov 2015 Chelsea v Norwich City W 1-0 Premier League
24 Nov 2015 Maccabi Tel Aviv v Chelsea W 0-4 UEFA Champions League Group G
05 Dec 2015 Chelsea v AFC Bournemouth L 0-1 Premier League
09 Dec 2015 Chelsea v FC Porto W 2-0 UEFA Champions League Group G
14 Dec 2015 Leicester City v Chelsea L 2-1 Premier League
19 Dec 2015 Chelsea v Sunderland W 3-1 Premier League
26 Dec 2015 Chelsea v Watford D 2-2 Premier League
03 Jan 2016 Crystal Palace v Chelsea W 0-3 Premier League
10 Jan 2016 Chelsea v Scunthorpe United W 2-0 FA Cup 3rd round
13 Jan 2016 Chelsea v West Bromwich Albion D 2-2 Premier League
16 Jan 2016 Chelsea v Everton D 3-3 Premier League
24 Jan 2016 Arsenal v Chelsea W 0-1 Premier League
31 Jan 2016 Milton Keynes Dons v Chelsea W 1-5 FA Cup 4th round
03 Feb 2016 Watford v Chelsea D 0-0 Premier League
07 Feb 2016 Chelsea v Manchester United D 1-1 Premier League
13 Feb 2016 Chelsea v Newcastle United W 5-1 Premier League
16 Feb 2016 Paris St Germain v Chelsea L 2-1 UEFA Champions League Round of 16 1st leg
21 Feb 2016 Chelsea v Manchester City W 5-1 FA Cup 5th round
27 Feb 2016 Southampton v Chelsea W 1-2 Premier League
01 Mar 2016 Norwich City v Chelsea W 1-2 Premier League
09 Mar 2016 Chelsea v Paris St Germain L 1-2
Agg: 2-4
UEFA Champions League Round of 16 2nd leg
12 Mar 2016 Everton v Chelsea L 2-0 FA Cup 6th round
16 Apr 2016 Chelsea v Manchester City L 0-3 Premier League
23 Apr 2016 AFC Bournemouth v Chelsea W 1-4 Premier League
02 May 2016 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur D 2-2 Premier League
07 May 2016 Sunderland v Chelsea L 3-2 Premier League
15 Aug 2016 Chelsea v West Ham United W 2-1 Premier League
20 Aug 2016 Watford v Chelsea W 1-2 Premier League
27 Aug 2016 Chelsea v Burnley W 3-0 Premier League
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
11 Sep 2016 Swansea City v Chelsea D 2-2 Premier League
16 Sep 2016 Chelsea v Liverpool L 1-2 Premier League
20 Sep 2016 Leicester City v Chelsea W 2-4 League Cup 3rd round
24 Sep 2016 Arsenal v Chelsea L 3-0 Premier League
01 Oct 2016 Hull City v Chelsea W 0-2 Premier League
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
15 Oct 2016 Chelsea v Leicester City W 3-0 Premier League
23 Oct 2016 Chelsea v Manchester United W 4-0 Premier League
26 Oct 2016 West Ham United v Chelsea L 2-1 League Cup 4th round
30 Oct 2016 Southampton v Chelsea W 0-2 Premier League
05 Nov 2016 Chelsea v Everton W 5-0 Premier League
20 Nov 2016 Middlesbrough v Chelsea W 0-1 Premier League
26 Nov 2016 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur W 2-1 Premier League
03 Dec 2016 Manchester City v Chelsea W 1-3 Premier League
11 Dec 2016 Chelsea v West Bromwich Albion W 1-0 Premier League
14 Dec 2016 Sunderland v Chelsea W 0-1 Premier League
17 Dec 2016 Crystal Palace v Chelsea W 0-1 Premier League
31 Dec 2016 Chelsea v Stoke City W 4-2 Premier League
04 Jan 2017 Tottenham Hotspur v Chelsea L 2-0 Premier League
22 Jan 2017 Chelsea v Hull City W 2-0 Premier League
28 Jan 2017 Chelsea v Brentford W 4-0 FA Cup 4th round
31 Jan 2017 Liverpool v Chelsea D 1-1 Premier League
04 Feb 2017 Chelsea v Arsenal W 3-1 Premier League
12 Feb 2017 Burnley v Chelsea D 1-1 Premier League
18 Feb 2017 Wolverhampton Wanderers v Chelsea W 0-2 FA Cup 5th round
25 Feb 2017 Chelsea v Swansea City W 3-1 Premier League
06 Mar 2017 West Ham United v Chelsea W 1-2 Premier League
13 Mar 2017 Chelsea v Manchester United W 1-0 FA Cup Quarter-final
18 Mar 2017 Stoke City v Chelsea W 1-2 Premier League
24 Mar 2017 Spain v Israel W 4-1 FIFA World Cup Europe group G
01 Apr 2017 Chelsea v Crystal Palace L 1-2 Premier League
05 Apr 2017 Chelsea v Manchester City W 2-1 Premier League
08 Apr 2017 AFC Bournemouth v Chelsea W 1-3 Premier League
16 Apr 2017 Manchester United v Chelsea L 2-0 Premier League
22 Apr 2017 Chelsea v Tottenham Hotspur W 4-2 FA Cup Semi-final
25 Apr 2017 Chelsea v Southampton W 4-2 Premier League
30 Apr 2017 Everton v Chelsea W 0-3 Premier League
08 May 2017 Chelsea v Middlesbrough W 3-0 Premier League
12 May 2017 West Bromwich Albion v Chelsea W 0-1 Premier League
21 May 2017 Chelsea v Sunderland W 5-1 Premier League
27 May 2017 Arsenal v Chelsea L 2-1 FA Cup Final
11 Jun 2017 North 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 May 2018 Atlético Madrid v Arsenal W 1-0 UEFA Europa League Semi-final 2nd leg
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.

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 North 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 North 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.