Diego Costa Spain: Why doesn't striker play for Brazil?
Diego Costa has gone from the backstreets of Brazil to the heart and soul of Chelsea
Diego Costa trains in Brazil as he waits for new club
Why does Diego Costa play for Spain, and has the Atletico Madrid striker ever played for Brazil?
Why does Diego Costa play for Spain, and has he ever played for Brazil?
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Costa, who holds Brazilian and Spanish passports, has written to the Brazilian Football Confederation stating he wants to represent the world champions.
I wanted to earn my own money, support myself and not depend on my parents.
From top to bottom, from manager to players to support staff, there's a rarely celebrated but obvious bond that underpins the success of this La Roja era.