Diego Costa arrives in Rio de Janeiro

Diego Costa arrives in Rio de Janeiro

With a planned trip to Botafogo, Diego Costa arrives in Rio de Janeiro to perform at the club in search of another Brasileirão title in his career

The Brazilian striker, naturalized Spanish, Diego Costalanded in Rio de Janeiro this Monday morning, the 14th, to sign a contract with Botafogo. At the age of 34, the player arrives to bolster the squad in the fight for the Brazilian title of 2023, where the team has isolated leadership of the table.

With a reserved personality, the athlete preferred that no information about his arrival be revealed so that there would be no party at the airport. In this way, it was only known that Diego would pose in Brazil between this Monday and Tuesday, the 15th.

Already a veteran, the athlete had a great career in European football with remarkable passages through Madrid’s athletic, chelsea and some others. In both mentioned clubs he won the national tournament, in addition to being champion of the Europa League for the Colchoneros of the Spanish capital.

Diego Costa in action for Wolverhampton / Credits: Getty Images

Despite this, his only professional appearance in Brazilian football was for Atlético-MG in 2021, when he won the Brasileirão helping to get the team out of a 50-year queue without the national tournament. In addition, he also won the Copa do Brasil with the club in the same year, before leaving at the end of the season.

Source: sportbuzz

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