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 Brasileirão Série B club Grêmio, on loan from Serie A club Juventus. 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 3,377,892 page views. His biography is available in 53 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 51 in 2019). Douglas Costa is the 1,437th most popular soccer player (down from 1,132nd in 2019), the 323rd most popular biography from Brazil (down from 256th in 2019) and the 144th most popular Brazilian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Douglas Costa ranks 1,437 out of 16,923Before him are Diego Godín, Marcelino Martínez, Adolfo Baloncieri, Mario Varglien, Dušan Uhrin, and Juan José Tramutola. After him are Araken Patusca, Erwin Vandenbergh, N'Golo Kanté, Zlatko Vujović, Roberto Rojas, and Yoshinori Shigematsu.

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Among people born in 1990, Douglas Costa ranks 14Before him are Miralem Pjanić, Ciro Immobile, André Schürrle, Magnus Carlsen, Machine Gun Kelly, and The Weeknd. After him are Bojan Krkić, David de Gea, Çağatay Ulusoy, Wojciech Szczęsny, Peter Sagan, and Park Shin-hye.

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Among people born in Brazil, Douglas Costa ranks 323 out of 1,947Before him are Valdir Espinosa (1947), Paulo Evaristo Arns (1921), Júlio Baptista (1981), Cicinho (1980), Egberto Gismonti (1947), and José Alencar (1931). After him are Araken Patusca (1905), Sonny Anderson (1970), Waldir Peres (1951), Frei Galvão (1739), Alemão (1961), and Alfredo Ovando Candía (1918).


Among soccer players born in Brazil, Douglas Costa ranks 144Before him are Fred (1983), Augusto da Costa (1920), Roberto de Assis Moreira (1971), Valdir Espinosa (1947), Júlio Baptista (1981), and Cicinho (1980). After him are Araken Patusca (1905), Sonny Anderson (1970), Waldir Peres (1951), Alemão (1961), Ademir da Guia (1942), and Denílson de Oliveira Araújo (1977).

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