He has had to wait for months to be unveiled as a player of Atletico Madrid again, former Chelsea striker Diego Costa got his long-awaited wish on Sunday as he was eventually unveiled to the media.
The Spain international striker confirmed his return to Madrid back in September, but he has had to wait to be presented officially to the media as he was signed after the summer transfer window and Atletico had their transfer embargo still in place until January 1.
With the arrival of the New Year, Diego Costa was seen smiling and shared his joy ahead of his return for a second spell for Diego Simeone’s team, and he’ll be relishing the chance to feature once again having been left on the sidelines.
Naturally, the former Chelsea forward will hope to regain form soonest to not only assist fire Atletico Madrid closer to top trophies this campaign but also with the aim of getting back into the Spain National team squad ahead of next summer’s FIFA World Cup in Russia.
The Spanish giant were clearly glad to welcome the forward back, as viewed in the club’s tweets below, as they admitted that they had missed Costa’s smile as the forward looked glad to be back at the club.
While Costa, 29, netted 64 goals in 135 matches in all competitions in his former stint with the club winning trophies during the process.