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Diego Costa

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Diego da Silva Costa (Spanish: [ˈdjeɣo ða ˈsilβa ˈkosta], Portuguese: [ˈdʒjeɡu dɐ ˈsiwvɐ ˈkɔstɐ]; born 7 October 1988), commonly known as Diego Costa, is a professional footballer who plays as a striker for Premier League club Wolverhampton Wanderers. Costa began his football career in his native Brazil before joining Braga in Portugal in 2006, aged 17. He never played for the club but spent time on loan at Penafiel, and signed with Atlético Madrid the following year. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Diego Costa has received more than 9,757,586 page views. His biography is available in 65 different languages on Wikipedia. Diego Costa is the 670th most popular soccer player (up from 1,048th in 2019), the 167th most popular biography from Brazil (up from 255th in 2019) and the 67th most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

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  • 65

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Among soccer players, Diego Costa ranks 670 out of 16,880Before him are Shigeru Takahashi, Luca Toni, Enzo Scifo, Gianluca Pagliuca, Bernard Vukas, and Tomohiko Ikoma. After him are Alfio Basile, Hans van Breukelen, Sven Tumba, Pak Doo-ik, Pepe Reina, and Dejan Stanković.

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Among people born in 1988, Diego Costa ranks 13Before him are Conor McGregor, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Jérôme Boateng, Sergio Busquets, Rupert Grint, and Ana de Armas. After him are Alexis Sánchez, Derrick Rose, Conchita Wurst, Ivan Rakitić, Alicia Vikander, and Ángel Di María.

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Among people born in Brazil, Diego Costa ranks 167 out of 2,067Before him are Carlos José Castilho (1927), Clodoaldo (1949), Aleijadinho (1738), Jorge Paulo Lemann (1939), Fernando Meirelles (1955), and Vera Fischer (1951). After him are Prudente de Morais (1841), Baden Powell (1937), Giovane Élber (1972), Dino Sani (1932), Tarcísio Meira (1935), and Venceslau Brás (1868).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Diego Costa ranks 67Before him are Rogério Ceni (1973), Júlio César (1979), Everaldo (1944), Félix Miélli Venerando (1937), Carlos José Castilho (1927), and Clodoaldo (1949). After him are Giovane Élber (1972), Dino Sani (1932), Waldo Machado (1934), Orlando Peçanha (1935), Adriano (1982), and Waldemar de Brito (1913).

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