Diego da Silva Costa is a Brazilian football player who currently features for the Spanish football club Atletico Madrid. He plays as a striker.
Costa commenced his professional club football career at Portuguese club Braga in 2006 and after a short loan stint at Penafiel landed up at Atletico Madrid in 2007. He was on the Rojiblancos’ books for the following two seasons, although he played on loan for Braga and then Celta de Vigo and Albacete for all of that time.
After failing to make a single league appearances for Atletico, Costa joined Real Valladolid for the 2009-10. He was quite impressive there, scoring eight goals in 34 La Liga matches.
In June 2010 he was signed by Atletico again, but he has failed to play regularly for the Madrid club, having been farmed on loan to Rayo Vallecano in 2012.