Diego Costa is a Brazilian professional football player who currently plays as a striker for the Premier League club Botafogo in this article, we will see more about the player’s Net Worth, Salary, Sponsors, Girlfriend, Tattoos, Cars, and so on.
Diego da Silva Costa popularly known as Diego Costa joined the Botafogo in 2023 on a free transfer and has started to get regular play time under the boss. He is yet to open his scoring account for the new side.
He hopes to return to the top level as early as possible to help the team finish in a good position. The striker is known for his time at Chelsea and Atletico Madrid where he has a combined 200-goal contribution to the clubs.
Diego Costa Facts and Wiki
|Birth Place||Lagarto, Brazil|
|Father’s Name||José de Jesus Silva|
|Mother’s Name||Josileide da Silva Costa|
|Net Worth||£66.3 Million|
|Birthday||7 October 1988|
|Senior Clubs||Braga, Penafiel, Atlético Madrid, Celta, Albacete, Valladolid, Rayo Vallecano, Chelsea, Atlético Mineiro, Wolverhampton Wanderers|
|Achievements||1X TOP SCORER|
2X ENGLISH CHAMPION
2X SPANISH CHAMPION
1X EUROPA LEAGUE WINNER
4X UEFA SUPERCUP WINNER
1X SPANISH CUP WINNER
1X ENGLISH LEAGUE CUP WINNER
1X BRAZILIAN CHAMPION
1X BRAZILIAN CUP WINNER
Diego Costa’s Net Worth and Salary
Diego is one of the most famous centre-forwards in footballing history. The player is said to have a whooping net worth of £66.3 Million. The market value of the player is currently valued at €2.00m as of June 2023. He now earns a decent salary of £3.22 Million per year from Wolverhampton Wanderers.
Diego Costa Club Career
Diego started playing football at a club when he was 16 years old. He joined the Barcelona Capela, the club situated in Sao Paulo, and played there for 2 years. He then moved to Europe and signed his first professional contract for the Portuguese club Braga in 2006. He was immediately loaned out to the club Penafiel.
He was sold to the La Liga team Atletico Madrid in 2007 and was loaned back to Braga where he made 6 appearances for the former club. He had 2 more loan spells with Celta and Albacete in the following seasons. Without a single appearance for Atletico in 2 years, he was sold to Valladolid in 2009.
He had an average season playing 34 matches in all competitions scoring 8 goals for Valladolid. The following year, again Atletico bought the striker back for an undisclosed fee. He was a key player in the 2011/12 season for the team and helped the team win the La Liga title, UEFA Super Cup, and Copa Del Rey.
He started to bloom as a striker and at the time Chelsea paid £32 million to Atletico to get the striker. He signed a five-year contract on a salary of £150,000 a week with the Blues. He was with a great squad including big players like Eden Hazard, Oscar, and the Blues won two Premier League, and one League Cup with Costa.
In 2018, Costa had a rift with Conte which led to the transfer of Costa again to Atletico Madrid for a disclosed transfer fee of €56 million. He won a UEFA Europa League title and another UEFA Super Cup on his return to the club.
After 2 years with the club, he was sold to Atletico Mineiro where he signed a contract until December 2022. He terminated his contract with the club in January 2022 and became a free agent and later in August 2022, he signed a 1 year deal with the Wolves. Currently, he signed with Botafogo.
Diego Costa International Career
Costa represented Brazil at the national level in 2013 and in the next year, he switched the national team and chose to play for Spain National team where he appeared in 24 games scoring 10 goals. He was included in the 2014 FIFA World Cup squad of Spain and also in the 2018 FIFA World Cup squad.
Diego Costa’s Family and Girlfriend
Diego was born on 7 October 1988 in Lagarto, Brazil. His father José de Jesus Silva was a great football fan, he named Diego after the Greatest American footballer Diego Maradona, and named his brother Jair after former Brazilian legend Jairzinho.
He is currently single and was dating the Ex-model Michele Zuanne but later they got separated. He has one kid named Isadora, who really sees the loving and caring side of Diego which his opponents never see.
Diego Costa Endorsements and Sponsorships
The striker signed an endorsement deal with Adidas in 2017. As a part of the deal, Costa wore adizero f50 range of boots on the pitch making him an Adidas endorser including famous footballers like Lionel Messi and Luis Suarez.
Diego Costa Cars and Tattoos
The striker has purchased many fancy cars and is crazy about the 4-wheeler. Later in 2017, he was forced to put his BMW and Benz cars on the market as he was about to move from London following his Atletico Madrid move. Diego Costa has not been a fan of tattoos and hasn’t inked his skin till now.
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FAQs about Diego Costa
|What is the net worth of Diego Costa?|
|The net worth of Diego Costa is £66.3 million.|
|How many clubs have Diego Costa played for?|
|Diego Costa has played with ten clubs at the senior level – Braga, Penafiel, Atlético Madrid, Celta, Albacete, Valladolid, Rayo Vallecano, Chelsea, Atlético Mineiro, Wolverhampton Wanderers|
|How old is Diego Costa?|
|He is 34 years old.|
|Nationality of Diego Costa?|
|He is Brazilian.|
|Has Diego Costa ever won a World Cup?|
|No, he has never won a World Cup.|