Diego Costa has chosen to play for Spain’s national football team, although Luis Felipe Scolari was preparing to call him to the Brazil national squad, for the friendly matches that will take place before the 2014 World Cup.
Atletico Madrid striker will probably be in the Spanish group at the World Cup in Brazil from next year, and will return to his native country for the first time from the position of the opponent, that if Spain and Brazil will meet in the competition scheduled next summer.
The decision of the top ccorer from the Primera Division was not well received by Scolari, especially as already announced that it will call on Diego Costa at the friendly matches played by the Brazilians in November in the U.S., against Chile and Honduras.
“Now it’s pretty clear that Diego Costa refused to play for Brazil and will participate in a competition hosted by his native country, but will be with another national team. Has destroyed the dreams of millions of fans. He turned his back to an entire nation that won five World Cups, “said Scolari.
25 million euros is the market share of Diego Costa at this moment. Diego Costa scored 11 goals in the first 10 rounds of La Liga. Diego Costa scored 41 goals in 96 matches played for Atletico Madrid in all competition so far.