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Why Diego Costa is courted by two countries
by Mike Woitalla, November 24th, 2013 6:19PM

TAGS:  spain, video


[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] Diego Costa, the Brazilian who plans to play for Spain, scored his 14th goal in 14 La Liga games with a sweet overhead volley.

Back from injury, Costa came off the bench in the 64th minute and struck with this beauty five minutes later for Atletico Madrid in a 7-0 win over Getafe.

The 25-year-old, who moved to Spain in 2007, got Spanish citizenship last summer and announced his intentions to play for La Roja, prompting an angry response from Brazil coach Luiz Felipe Scolari.

1 comment
  1. dave shinn
    commented on: November 25, 2013 at 12:44 p.m.
    looked like offensive pass interfierence. lol. wish he was playing for the USA. unfortunatly, another great striker Atletico won't be able to hold onto.

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