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Douglas Costa

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Douglas Costa de Souza (born 14 September 1990) is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a winger for Série A club Fluminense. He is known for his dribbling skills, speed, acceleration, and crossing ability. Costa started his career with Grêmio, before moving to Shakhtar Donetsk in January 2010 for a fee of €6 million. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Douglas Costa has received more than 4,208,502 page views. His biography is available in 54 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 53 in 2019). Douglas Costa is the 971st most popular soccer player (up from 1,435th in 2019), the 238th most popular biography from Brazil (up from 322nd in 2019) and the 96th most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

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  • 54

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  • 9.03

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  • 2.81

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Among soccer players, Douglas Costa ranks 971 out of 16,880Before him are Jair da Rosa Pinto, Takeshi Kamo, Daniel Bertoni, Márton Bukovi, Roger Piantoni, and Aleksandar Tirnanić. After him are Dirk Kuyt, Sandro Puppo, Josep Maria Fusté, Svatopluk Pluskal, Mohamed Salah, and Dino Baggio.

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Among people born in 1990, Douglas Costa ranks 14Before him are Machine Gun Kelly, Magnus Carlsen, Miralem Pjanić, Luuk de Jong, Kim Jong-hyun, and Bojan Krkić. After him are David de Gea, Sergio Pérez, Ciro Immobile, Georginio Wijnaldum, Park Shin-hye, and Wojciech Szczęsny.

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Among people born in Brazil, Douglas Costa ranks 238 out of 2,067Before him are Maicon Sisenando (1981), Preguinho (1905), Dorival Caymmi (1914), Jair da Costa (1940), Jair da Rosa Pinto (1921), and Afonso Pena (1847). After him are Raoni Metuktire (1940), Anfilogino Guarisi (1905), Tita (1958), Angelo Sormani (1939), Branco (1964), and Monteiro Lobato (1882).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Douglas Costa ranks 96Before him are Thiago Motta (1982), Philippe Coutinho (1992), Maicon Sisenando (1981), Preguinho (1905), Jair da Costa (1940), and Jair da Rosa Pinto (1921). After him are Anfilogino Guarisi (1905), Tita (1958), Angelo Sormani (1939), Branco (1964), Dondinho (1917), and Paulinho (1988).

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