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March 5, 2014

POTD: Diego Costa Finally Explains Why He Picked Spain Over Brazil

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Spain’s Diego Costa is set to make his debut for his “naturalised” country (as they say in Portuguese… uff, Brazil!) against Italy tomorrow.

“It was a complicated decision at the time. But it was a choice that I gave a lot of thought to and I tried to do the right thing,” he explained, regarding his decision to pick Spain over Brazil at the World Cup. “Spain showed an interest and I felt wanted. If they thought that I could be important to them, considering the team they have, then it’s a privilege.”

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Meanwhile, the team Costa should have picked – Brazil – are now busy at their training camp in one of the best countries in the world, South Africa.

Interestingly, this international week is a last chance for many players to prove their worth and scream “PICK ME!” to the coaches ahead of the World Cup in Brazil in June and July.

 

 

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