I Feel Like A Footballer Again- Diego Costa

I Feel Like A Footballer Again- Diego Costa

Asked about Argentinian striker Luciano Vietto's future, during the latest press conference he's been attending, Atletico Madrid boss, Diego Simeone, stated: "I talked to the boy, and I have to acknowledge he needs to leave, and join a place where he can play and thrive".

At Chelsea, Brazil-born Costa scored 58 goals in 120 appearances within three and half years, including 20 in the Premier League last season. I'm back playing again and I was lucky enough to score a goal. I have been waiting a long time for this moment.

"I always wanted to wear this shirt". Next up is a league match against Getafe on Saturday.

Blues and Atletico finally thrashed out a deal, but Costa could not play until January 1 of 2018 when the Spanish club's transfer ban ended.

The 29-year-old started the move that led to his goal, driving forward before moving the ball wide, allowing Juanfran to whip in a low cross that Costa clipped past Lleida keeper David Oliveros. Center back Diego Godin and left back Felipe Luis feature in defense, Jorge "Koke" Resurreccion and Gabi Fernandez are fixtures in midfield, and most importantly Simeone still stalks the sideline.


Atletico tried several times to find a replacement for Costa.

In theory, the two should make a deadly force. That's very important for us.

"We must remain relaxed, as extremes are bad", he said.

Their second came four minutes later when a sweeping counter-attack saw Kevin Gameiro set up strike partner Fernando Torres to knock home at the back post [albeit while offside].

There was some concern, however, as Costa appeared to suffer an injury on the play. His spot on Spain's World Cup squad is in jeopardy after he was dropped by coach Julen Lopetegui given his hiatus from football. I just want to get in shape to play as soon as possible, I'm exhausted of training.

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