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Report: Diego Costa Must Reject Brazil to Play for Spain

  • AS, Friday, October 25, 2013 1:49 PM

The Brazilian soccer federation (CBF) on Thursday sent a letter to FIFA announcing that coach Luiz Felipe Scolari plans to call up Atletico Madrid striker Diego Costa for Brazil’s upcoming friendly games against Chile on November 15th and Honduras on Nov. 18. However, if Costa would prefer to play for Spain -- now that he has dual citizenship—, he must send a formal letter to FIFA that officially renounces Brazil’s offer. He has until next Thursday to do so, AS reports.

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