Diego Costa – The Man or The Myth?

Diego Costa – The Man or The Myth?

The referee put his whistle to his mouth, and blew for the final time that night. Its screech echoed around a packed Vicente Calderon which within milliseconds had erupted into a rapturous roar, half joy, and half relief. Fan favourite Diego Costa collapsed into a heap on the pitch, reaching out in front of him to stretch his shattered muscles. Atletico had scraped a win in the first leg of their Copa Del Rey Quarter Final tie, a gruelling, hard –fought victory, over the pride and joy of the Basque country, Athletic. Atletico, not for the first time in recent weeks, were below par, yet had done just enough to see off the challenge of Ernesto Valverde’s rejuvenated outfit.  Continue reading “Diego Costa – The Man or The Myth?”