Diego Costa

Born: October 7, 1988 (age 26)

Height: 6'2" (188cm)

Hometown: Lagarto, Brazil
Nationality: Spain Spanish

Position: Striker
Team: Chelsea (no. 19)
Career History
Senior2010-2014Atletico Madrid
2014-Chelsea
International2014-Spain
Sports Mole has 1,281 articles about Diego Costa. Articles 1 to 40:
Arda Turan for Atletico Madrid on December 14, 2014
Diego Costa wants Arda Turan at Chelsea
Diego Costa says that it would be "fantastic" if his former Atletico Madrid teammate Arda Turan joined Chelsea this summer.
Jul 3, 17:15
Radamel Falcao of Manchester United celebrates scoring his team's first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Stoke City and Manchester United at Britannia Stadium on January 1, 2015
Radamel Falcao joins Chelsea on season-long loan from Monaco
Radamel Falcao joins Chelsea on a season-long loan from Monaco.
Jul 3, 13:40
Loic Remy of Chelsea scores his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Stoke City at Stamford Bridge on April 4, 2015
Report: Chelsea block Loic Remy exit
Chelsea decide against listening to offers for Loic Remy after he was linked with a move away from the club, according to reports.
Jul 2, 04:58
Ron Vlaar of Aston Villa runs with the ball during the pre season friendly match between Aston Villa and Parma at Villa Park on August 9, 2014
Top five Premier League free agents
Sports Mole picks out five Premier League players who are out of contract at their current clubs this summer.
Jun 21, 12:03
Loic Remy of Chelsea scores his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Stoke City at Stamford Bridge on April 4, 2015
Chelsea slap £15m price tag on Loic Remy
Chelsea reportedly dent Crystal Palace's hopes of landing striker Loic Remy by slapping a £15m price tag on their third-choice striker.
Jun 19, 00:25
Didier Drogba during Chelsea's Premier League victory parade on May 25, 2015
Report: Didier Drogba snubs Kaka pairing at Orlando City
Didier Drogba turns down the chance to play with Kaka at Orlando City on a two-year deal, according to reports.
Jun 17, 18:00
Spain's forward Alvaro Morata celebrates after scoring a goal with Spain's midfielder Isco, Spain's forward David Silva and Spain's defender Jordi Alba (R), during the EURO 2016 qualifier football match Spain vs Ukraine at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadiu
Team News: Alvaro Morata starts for Spain against Belarus
Vicente del Bosque opts for Alvaro Morata ahead of Paco Alcacer in attack as Spain face Belarus in a Euro 2016 qualifier.
Jun 14, 19:34
Chelsea's Brazilian-born Spanish striker Diego Costa celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Southampton at Stamford Bridge in London on March 15, 2015
Report: Diego Costa offered to Real Madrid
Real Madrid are offered the chance to sign Chelsea striker Diego Costa, according to a report from Spain.
Jun 13, 14:57
Spain's midfielder Sergio Busquets (2L) celebrates after scoring against Belraus during the UEFA Euro 2016 qualifying football match against Belarus on November 15, 2014
Preview: Belarus vs. Spain
Sports Mole provides the lowdown on Sunday's Group C Euro 2016 qualifier in Borisov between Belarus and reigning champions Spain.
Jun 12, 20:43
Loic Remy of Chelsea scores his team's second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Stoke City at Stamford Bridge on April 4, 2015
Report: West Ham United plan move for Loic Remy
West Ham United are reportedly interested in bringing Chelsea forward Loic Remy to the club this summer.
Jun 10, 04:17
Chelsea's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho gestures during the presentation of the Premier League trophy after the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Sunderland at Stamford Bridge in London on May 24, 2015
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho wants three new signings
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho claims that he needs three new players to keep the team competitive next season.
Jun 9, 15:48
Loic Remy of Chelsea celebrates as he scores their fourth goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Chelsea and Swansea City at Stamford Bridge on September 13, 2014
Report: Three Premier League teams eye Loic Remy move
A report suggests that Crystal Palace, Southampton and Swansea City are all preparing bids to try to sign Chelsea striker Loic Remy this summer.
Jun 8, 02:19
Napoli's coach from Spain Rafael Benitez reacts during the Italian Serie A football match between AS Roma and Napoli on April 4, 2015
Eden Hazard, Diego Costa 'on Real Madrid's radar'
Rafael Benitez plots to bring Chelsea's Eden Hazard and Diego Costa to Real Madrid, according to reports.
Jun 7, 14:22
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Sports Mole Reader Awards: Premier League Striker of the Season
We reveal who you have chosen as the 2014-15 Premier League Striker of the Season in the Sports Mole Reader Awards.
Jun 5, 18:04
Antoine Griezmann of Club Atletico de Madrid celebrates after scoring his team's 2nd goal during the La Liga match between Club Atletico de Madrid and Rayo Vallecano de Madrid at Vicente Calderon Stadium on January 24, 2015
Jose Mourinho: Chelsea "not interested" in Antoine Griezmann
Chelsea will not be signing Atletico Madrid striker Antoine Griezmann this summer, according to manager Jose Mourinho.
Jun 3, 16:01
 Gonzalo Higuain of Napoli celebrates after scoring goal 3-1 during the UEFA Europa League Round of 16 football match between SSC Napoli and FC Dinamo Moskva at the San Paolo Stadium on March 12, 2015
Chelsea willing to pay £30m for Gonzalo Higuain?
Chelsea are reportedly willing to enter the race for Napoli striker Gonzalo Higuain with a £30m bid.
Jun 3, 03:29
Diego Costa of Chelsea and Steven Caulker of Queens Park Rangers chase the ball during the Barclays Premier League match on November 1, 2014
Diego Costa: "No reason" to leave Chelsea
Chelsea striker Diego Costa dismisses suggestions that he is hoping to return to Atletico Madrid this summer.
Jun 2, 16:10
Chelsea's Brazilian-born Spanish striker Diego Costa celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Southampton at Stamford Bridge in London on March 15, 2015
Jose Mourinho plays down Diego Costa exit talk
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho insists that Diego Costa has not shown signs of unhappiness with life at Stamford Bridge.
Jun 2, 15:29
Monaco's Colombian forward Radamel Falcao looks on before the French L1 football match Monaco (ASM) vs Lille (LOSC) on August 30, 2014
Report: Zenit St Petersburg want to sign Radamel Falcao
Radamel Falcao is a summer transfer target for Zenit St Petersburg, according to reports.
Jun 2, 03:43
Chelsea's Brazilian-born Spanish striker Diego Costa celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Southampton at Stamford Bridge in London on March 15, 2015
Report: Chelsea will not sell Diego Costa
A report claims that Chelsea are unprepared to sell Diego Costa this summer, despite suggestions that the Spaniard is unsettled in London.
Jun 1, 18:47
Chelsea's Brazilian-born Spanish striker Diego Costa celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Southampton at Stamford Bridge in London on March 15, 2015
Report: Diego Costa wants Atletico Madrid return
A report claims that Chelsea forward Diego Costa wants to return to Atletico Madrid this summer.
Jun 1, 12:13
Raheem Sterling of Liverpool celebrates as he scores their first goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Newcastle United at Anfield on April 13, 2015
Ray Parlour: 'Arsenal don't need Raheem Sterling'
Ray Parlour believes that Arsenal do not need to sign Raheem Sterling from Liverpool and should look to strengthen other areas of the side.
Jun 1, 11:58
Chelsea's Brazilian-born Spanish striker Diego Costa celebrates scoring the opening goal during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Southampton at Stamford Bridge in London on March 15, 2015
Chelsea's Diego Costa limps off during training session for friendly in Bangkok
Chelsea striker Diego Costa limps off in training ahead of Saturday's end-of-season friendly against Thailand All-Stars.
May 29, 17:36
Chelsea players and manager Jose Mourinho celebrate their victory in the Capital One Cup final at Wembley on March 1, 2015
Jose Mourinho hints at quiet transfer window for Chelsea
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes that it will be tough to strengthen his squad this summer, as he already possesses some of the best players in the world.
May 28, 09:58
Swansea boss Garry Monk on May 11, 2015
End-of-season report: Swansea City
Sports Mole looks back on Swansea City's 2014-15 campaign, a season that saw Garry Monk impress in his first full term at the helm.
May 26, 15:00
Diego Costa of Chelsea looks on with a ripped shirt during the Barclays Premier League match between Liverpool and Chelsea at Anfield on November 8, 2014
Vicente del Bosque: 'Diego Costa is not fit'
Chelsea forward Diego Costa was not fit enough to make the latest Spain squad, according to his international manager Vicente del Bosque.
May 26, 14:26
Head coach Vicente Del Bosque of Spain faces the media during a press conference ahead of their international friendly match against Bolivia at the Ramon Sanchez Pizjuan stadium on May 29, 2014
Vicente del Bosque announces Spain squad
Spain boss Vicente del Bosque names his squad for La Roja's upcoming international games against Costa Rica and Belarus.
May 26, 14:13
Chelsea's English defender John Terry holds up the trophy during the presentation of the Premier League trophy after the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Sunderland at Stamford Bridge in London on May 24, 2015
The Sports Mole team's 2014-15 Premier League awards
The Sports Mole team dishes out a number of awards following the conclusion of the 2014-15 Premier League campaign.
May 26, 11:21
Christian Benteke of Aston Villa (20) celebrates as he scores their second goal during the Barclays Premier League match between Aston Villa and Queens Park Rangers at Villa Park on April 7, 2015
Paul Merson: 'Chelsea should buy Christian Benteke'
Paul Merson believes that Chelsea should boost their squad by buying Christian Benteke from former club Aston Villa.
May 25, 15:28
Chelsea players and fans celebrate the opening goal scored by Chelsea's English defender John Terry (C) during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Liverpool at Stamford Bridge in London on May 10, 2015
End-of-season report: Chelsea
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at Chelsea's double-winning 2014-15 campaign.
May 25, 12:00
Burnley manager Sean Dyche on May 9, 2015
End-of-season report: Burnley
Sports Mole looks back over a 2014-15 Premier League campaign that ended in relegation for Sean Dyche's Burnley.
May 25, 11:00
Alexis Sanchez of Arsenal celebrates as he scores their second goal during the FA Cup Semi Final between Arsenal and Reading at Wembley Stadium on April 18, 2015
Sports Mole's 2014-15 Premier League Team of the Season
Sports Mole selects the 11 players that made the biggest impression on us during the 2014-15 Premier League campaign.
May 25, 10:37
Alexis Sanchez congratulates Olivier Giroud after the Frenchman scores Arsenal's opener on February 15, 2014
End-of-season report: Arsenal
Sports Mole looks back Arsenal's 2014-15 campaign.
May 25, 09:00
Atletico Madrid head coach Diego Simeone gestures during the Champions League quarter final match against Barcelona on April 9, 2014
End-of-season report: Atletico Madrid
Sports Mole takes an in-depth look at how defending La Liga champions Atletico Madrid fared in the 2014-15 season.
May 24, 18:25
Chelsea's French striker Loic Remy celebrates with Chelsea's Belgian midfielder Eden Hazard (R) after scoring their third goal during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Sunderland at Stamford Bridge in London on May 24, 2015
Player Ratings: Chelsea 3-1 Sunderland
Sports Mole rates the individual performances of those involved in Chelsea's 3-1 win at home to Sunderland on the final day of the Premier League season.
May 24, 18:00
Chelsea's Ivorian striker Didier Drogba is carried off the pitch by teammates after being substituted during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Sunderland at Stamford Bridge in London on May 24, 2015
Match Analysis: Chelsea 3-1 Sunderland
Sports Mole takes a closer look at Chelsea's 3-1 win at home to Sunderland on the final day of the Premier League season.
May 24, 17:26
Chelsea's Ivorian striker Didier Drogba is carried off the pitch by teammates after being substituted during the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Sunderland at Stamford Bridge in London on May 24, 2015
Result: Chelsea beat plucky Sunderland
Loic Remy scores two late goals as Chelsea beat Sunderland 3-1 in their final game of the Premier League season.
May 24, 16:52
Chelsea's Portuguese manager Jose Mourinho hugs Chelsea's Ivorian striker Didier Drogba before the English Premier League football match between Chelsea and Sunderland at Stamford Bridge in London on May 24, 2015
Half-Time Report: Sunderland holding Chelsea at break
A Diego Costa penalty cancels out Steven Fletcher's header to leave Chelsea level at 1-1 with Sunderland at the interval of their Premier League clash.
May 24, 15:50
A dejected Jose Mourinho the Chelsea manager applauds the travelling fans following his team's 1-0 defeat during the Barclays Premier League match between Crystal Palace and Chelsea at Selhurst Park on March 29, 2014
Live Commentary: Chelsea 3-1 Sunderland - as it happened
Take a look back at Chelsea's 3-1 win over Sunderland on the final day of the Premier League season, with Sports Mole's minute-by-minute report.
May 24, 14:00
Jose Mourinho of Chelsea gives out instructions during the Barclays Premier League match between Manchester City and Chelsea at Etihad Stadium on September 21, 2014
Preview: Chelsea vs. Sunderland
Sports Mole previews the Premier League encounter between champions Chelsea and Sunderland.
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