Diego da Silva Costa is a professional footballer who plays as a striker for Spanish club Atletico Madrid and the national team of Spain. Despite being a Brazilian, Costa was named after the Argentite legend Diego Maradona.
Diego Costa - Dated Ex-Girlfriend Michele Zuanne
Footballer Diego Costa is possibly single at the moment. As the footballer is best at keeping his personal life low-key, very little is reported about his relationship history. Nevertheless, we came to know he lives with a daughter from one of his ex-partners.
However, according to some genuine sites, Diego had a few relationships in the past. Well, Costa previously dated Brazilian model Michele Zuanne in the 2010s. The lovebirds remained in an intimate relationship after they met for the first time at Jose Antonio Reyes' house party in February 2010 in Madrid.
Sadly, the pair called it quits after few months though they were attracted to each other from the begining. Even the chemistry between the two was amazing, the footballer committed infidelity. Apparently, Diego cheated on Michele with none other than Michele's sister Naiana.
Net worth Collection & Salary of Diego Costa
Diego earns an annual salary of around $11 million from his club Athletico Madrid. He was estimated to hold a net worth of $40 million only in 2018. Costa lived in London and owned cars like BMW, Mercedes, and Range Rover. Later he advertised his car when he moved back. Likewise, Adidas endorses him which further enhances his income. He owns a football complex by his name and helps children to fulfill their footballing dreams.
Professional career of Diego Costa
Diego Costa played for Atlentico Madrid from 2007 to 2009 and was later loaned to Braga, Celta and Albacete. From 2009-2010 he played for Valladolid and scored eight goals in 34 game appearances. From 2010-2014 he played for Atletico Madrid and scored 43 goals in 94 appearances.
In 2012 -2013 he was the Copa del Rey top scorer, so he was selected to the UEFA Championship League Team of the season. In 2014 he joined Chelsea, and in 82 appearances, he scored 52 goals.
Diego was also a part of Spain's side for the 2014 World Cup and played for Spain in several international tournaments. He won La Liga, Copa del Ray, and UEFA Super twice with Atletico Madrid. Costa also won Premier League twice and League Cup once with Chelsea.
Rumors & Controversies of Diego Costa
Diego is a very combative player on the pitch, and he has been the source of controversy in his career, especially during his time in England. He received many violent conduct charges from England's FA and avoided many matches due to his activities on the field.
Not to mention, Costa's main conflicts were with Gabriel Paulista, Martin Skrtel, Pablo Zabaleta, David Luiz, John Oshea, and Ryan Shawcross. Costa also had a conflict with manager Antonio Conte during his time at Chelsea which was the reason why he had to be listed on the transfer list
Diego Costa - Quick Facts
- Diego Costa is active on social networking sites- Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. Costa currently flaunts 501k followers on Twitter and 2.9 million followers on Instagram.
- Diego played for Barcelona Esportivo Capela, from where he started his professional career.
- Costa gave a brilliant trial at Esportivo Capela.
- Before fame, Diego worked at his uncle's store, with connections in football in Sao Paulo.
- Diego is the son of Jose de Jesus and Joselide.
- Diego's father named him in honor of Argentite footballer Diego Maradona.
- He has an elder brother named Jair Costa named after Brazilian player Jaizinho.
- As a child, he used to play street football and had never thought of being a professional footballer.
- He is a talented striker whose main characteristics are his physical, goal-scoring, and ability to keep possession.
Diego Costa Affairs
First Affair with Michele Zuanne Diego
Diego Costa dated Michele Zuanne Diego for less than a year. They broke up after Michelle found Diego getting close to lady named Naina.
Second Affair with Naiana
According to Michelle,e Diego dated Naina while he was still seeing her sister. Diego said he could leave Michelle for Naiana.