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Diego Costa By Fran Guillen

Diego Costa by Fran Guillen

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Summary

Diego Costa is one of the best and most popular footballers in the world and this is the first biography of him in English.

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Diego Costa: The Art of War by Fran Guillen

Summer 2014. Diego Costa has arrived for his first day as a Chelsea player and he has something he wants to say to his new team-mates. He's been practising a single, short sentence. Actually, a mission statement. "I go to war - you come with me." In The Art of War, Fran Guillen retraces every step of Costa's brutal, exhilarating journey: from street footballer in his home city of Lagarto, north-east Brazil, to La Liga winner at Atletico Madrid, through loan spells at Celta Vigo, Albacete, Valladolid and Rayo Vallecano, and finally to Premier League champion with Chelsea in 2015. Through exclusive interviews with coaches, team-mates, agents and friends, Spanish journalist Guillen uncovers the inside story of Costa's arrival in Portugal as a 17 year old and his move to Atletico Madrid where, under Diego Simeone, the player's goalscoring finally started to eclipse his fearsome reputation and saw his emergence as one of the world's greatest strikers. Then in 2014 Costa made the shock decision to defect from the Brazilian side and play for Spain in the World Cup.
After a disastrous tournament, Costa joined Jose Mourinho's Chelsea and immediately dispelled the ghosts of Brazil by taking the Premier League by storm in an indomitable debut season at Stamford Bridge. This is an inspiring and insightful portrait of English football's new superstar. Let's go to war.

Diego Costa Reviews

'The eye-opening book takes you through the life of Diego Costa. Fran Guillen does an excellent job of taking you on a journey of his professional career' - www.readchelsea.com

About Fran Guillen

Fran Guillen has extensive experience as a broadcaster and writer covering many sports. He has worked for Radio Marca, Cadena COPE, Real Madrid Radio, esRadio and, most recently, Marca TV and ABC Punto Radio. Based in Madrid, he has followed Diego Costa's career closely from the beginning.

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GOR006900894
9781909715295
1909715298
Diego Costa: The Art of War by Fran Guillen
Used - Very Good
Paperback
Birlinn General
2015-07-30
288
N/A
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