Everything indicated that Diego Costa, former player of Atlético de Madrid, It went from bad to worse since leaving the mattress box in the winter of 2019. Lizard he left the rojiblanco team in December of that year, citing personal issues and did not find a team again until just a few months ago.
But what cannot be denied is that since he left, he has gone from title to title. For starters, the forward started the previous season with the Atlético de Madrid. It was until December. In fact he scored the first goal of The league for him Athletic, before him grenade. And he was not the only one, because he also scored against Elche on the 14th day. In the few minutes he had, 209 in the first part of the course, he knew how to contribute.
With physical problems, continuing the trend of the last campaigns, without continuity or the identity signs that made Simeone bet on him on his return. He gave up in winter, seeing that he was behind Suarez, and because he had personal matters to resolve in Brazil.
After the months he ended up signing for the Atletico Mineiroy recently raised a title again. The albinegro frame, led by the fireproof striker Hulk and with contribution in this course of the exrojiblanco Diego Costa, was proclaimed this Thursday champion of the Brazilian League of 2021, after coming back from a 2-0 against and beating Bahia 2-3 in the Arena Fonte Nova in Salvador.
The set of Belo Horizonte conquers, at the controls of the technician Alexi Stival ‘Cuca’, with whom he already won a Libertadores in 2013, the second Brazilian championship of its history two days in advance and breaks a 50-year drought.
After an irregular start, the Albinegro team assumed the lead on the fifteenth day and did not release it until they were proclaimed champion.
GOOD UNDERSTANDING WITH HULK
In attack he has excelled above all Givanildo Vieira de Sousa, better known as Hulk. On his return to Brazilian soccer after going through China (Shanghai SIPG), Russia (Zenit) and Portugal (Port), the prodigious forward has burst the nets at 35 and is on his way to becoming the top scorer in the championship. He has been 18 and still has two games left to continue adding.
Since August, the Spanish-Brazilian accompanied him on the job. Diego Costa -today sanctioned-, which, after more than half a year without a club after terminating his contract with the Atlético de Madrid in December 2020, it was seamlessly integrated and melted wonderfully with Hulk. Total, Diego Costa He currently has 17 games (14 in the League), with five goals (one in Cup) and an assist.